How to run a modded server for Minecraft

7th Jan, 2023

How to run a modded server for Minecraft

Minecraft modded servers have a huge following. Many of them are very popular, including Minecraft Pixelmon Server which has thousands of concurrent users.

Although creating a Minecraft modded server is not easy, it can be rewarding. Gamers can modify and install mods to their hearts' content without any compromise.

How to create your own modded Minecraft server?

This guide will show you how to set up your modded server in Minecraft the fastest and easiest way possible.

1) Download and install the Forge server

Downloading the Forge server software is the first step in setting up a Minecraft modded servers. You can find it here.

Double-click the downloaded file to launch the.jar file.

After you launch, you will be presented with the option to “install server”. Click this option and hit the “OK”.

Step 2. Step 2.) Accept the EULA

Before you can launch Minecraft, you must agree to the terms of Mojang, the creators of Minecraft.

Simply navigate to the server directory, and change the eula.txt from “eula=false” to “eula=true”.

3. Install mods

It is obvious that Minecraft modded servers are incomplete without having a variety of mods.

New server administrators can visit the CurseForge official site. It hosts an index of nearly all Minecraft mods created and their downloads.

You can install mods that you have downloaded by dropping the mod.jar file in the folder “mods” located within the main server directory.

Port forward

Server administrators will need to make sure they have properly port forwarded their router in order to allow connection access to outsiders.

Port forwarding is different for each router manufacturer and internet service provider (ISP). Below is a good guide to how to port forward Minecraft servers.

Last Thoughts

While most gamers should not have any trouble following this guide to create their modded server, there are some issues that can occur.

These are some helpful tips to help you troubleshoot technical problems.