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When running a Minecraft server, there are many times that you will need to access your server files or the server console in order to make changes. If you are hosting with Apex you will have full access to our game panel, a customized version of Multicraft. Through this panel, you are able to access and manage all of the server features as you see fit. The panel can be used for simple tasks such as starting/stopping your server. It also includes FTP access which will allow you to edit the server files directly. This includes installing plugins, mods, configuring files, uploading worlds, etc. However, if you want to make simple changes to the server config files, you can do this from the panel as well without connecting to the FTP. With so many different features and endless possibilities for your server, you may be struggling to learn how to properly utilize the game panel to do things such as adding plugins with our FTP or using our one-click modpack installer. To help with this struggle, we have a knowledgebase full of useful tutorials that will give you step by step guides on how you can manage your Minecraft server.

How To Add Plugins With Spongeforge

How To Add Plugins With Spongeforge

Overview Having mods or plugins is an excellent way to bring excitement to your Minecraft gameplay. While mods and plugins are both great, by default they are not compatible with each other. If you want mods on your server, you won’t be able...
How To Add Resource Packs To Minecraft

How To Add Resource Packs To Minecraft

Overview Adding a Resource Pack to your Minecraft server is an excellent way to bring excitement to the visual aspects of your community’s gameplay. With thousands of texture packs, there are endless possibilities to create your perfect server. While i...
How To Backup Your Minecraft Server

How To Backup Your Minecraft Server

Due to the fickle of running a Minecraft server you are bound to encounter an instance in where you'll want to restore your world to a previous state as a result of griefing, corruption or just looking to reset your world. You can restore your world...
How To Ban and Unban Players

How To Ban and Unban Players

As an admistrator or OP of your server you must manage all of the banned players. This is different than using a whitelist as a banned player will never have access to the server. We recommend that you use this only in the event of someone that you...
How To Change The Minecraft Server Version

How To Change The Minecraft Server Version

With Minecraft server hosting from Apex you have full control over your server in selecting which server version you want to run. This can be a standard vanilla server of any release version which can be downloaded from the official site or a number...
How To Change The MOTD On A Minecraft Server

How To Change The MOTD On A Minecraft Server

Overview When getting ready to join a Minecraft server , one of the first things players notice is the little description text on the server. This description is called the MOTD (Message of the Day) and this text normally provides a bit of information...
How To Change Your Minecraft Server Name

How To Change Your Minecraft Server Name

Every server under the control panel can be assigned a descriptive name to identify it by. This is helpful when you have more than one server as it decreases the risk of mistakenly editing a server. Change Server Name You can quickly change the server...
How To Change Your Minecraft Server Seed

How To Change Your Minecraft Server Seed

Overview When a Minecraft world is first created, the world generates biomes, villages, and other structures at random. Having this random generation is one of the exciting parts about creating a new Minecraft save as you never know what interesting...
How to Change Your Minecraft Server View Distance

How to Change Your Minecraft Server View Distance

OverviewWithin Minecraft you will have a specific view distance that determines how far you can see in-game. This can make for extremely beautiful landscapes with large view distances that span hundreds of blocks. You may find that the default view...
How to Connect To Your Minecraft Server With FTP

How to Connect To Your Minecraft Server With FTP

What is FTP (File Transfer Protocol)? An FTP service is designed for transferring files over the internet. This transfer occurs between a user and a server. The FTP service that Apex offers alongside it’s servers not only allows you to upload files, b...
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