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Articles

 How Minecraft Servers Work

There’s a lot of talk about using a Minecraft server and having one, but nobody ever really...

 How to Advertise Your Minecraft Server

Minecraft is best played when you have a bunch of people playing with you, so this guide is going...

 How to Enable Command Blocks on Your Minecraft Server

To enable command blocks on your Minecraft server, you'll need to login to your BeastNode...

 How to Optimize Performance using Spigot or PaperSpigot

***Please note that this guide was written and posted by frash23 on the SpigotMC forums - any...

 How To Use an FTP Client To Access Server Files

The general connection setup is the same across most if not all FTP clients, but we recommend...

 Recommended RAM/Memory for 1-click Install Options

Not having enough RAM for what you are running on the server can cause a number of problems - it...

 Server JAR/Modpacks Available For 1-Click Install

This post will be kept updated with all of the current options we have available on our...

 Which Minecraft Server Plan Should I Get?

A common question we get is how many players, plugins, and/or mods a single server can handle....

 Basic Minecraft (Vanilla/Bukkit) Server Commands

Minecraft has many commands that allow you to control your server in different ways. Here are...

 BeastNode Minecraft Server Troubleshooting Guide

HOW TO TROUBLESHOOT A MINECRAFT SERVER Minecraft, although is now a "full" version game, still...

 CraftBukkit vs. Vanilla

  What is the difference between a CraftBukkit (Bukkit) server and a "vanilla" Minecraft server?...

 How To Make Yourself An Op/Owner/Admin

The process of opping a player is relatively simple. However, opping a player will essentially...

 How To Reinstall Your Minecraft Client

Please refer to the Minecraft Wiki on how to reinstall Minecraft for Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX:...

 How To Set Up A Whitelist / Make Your Server Private

A white list is your primary means of preventing unauthorized entry into your server. Any...

 How To Setup A Server Icon

How to set up the Minecraft 1.7 Server Icon -- As one of the great features of Minecraft 1.7+,...

 How To Setup A Server Resource Pack

With the latest Minecraft builds, it is now possible to push texture-packs to the client side so...

 Managing and Upgrading the Allocated Disk Space

The Minecraft server packages are automatically limited to 5GB of disk space on the Budget...

 Minecraft Realms vs BeastNode Hosting

Why pick BeastNode Minecraft Hosting over Realms? There are several reasons, actually. Realms is...

 Online Mode

If at anytime you need to disable the server's online-mode setting to authenticate with the...

 Server Ports

Some plugins require the use of specific ports on your server in order for them to function...

 Setting the Message of the Day (MOTD)

You can set your MOTD (the description message shown in the server list in your game client)...

 What Java Version Do You Use?

As of this writing (October 2015), we are using Java 8 on all of our systems!