Permitting A Friend To Connect Over The Internet To A Minecraft Server I've Host

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05 July 2022

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An easy way I've discovered to let my associates connect to my Minecraft server, which is working by myself machine is to use a free tool called ngrok to expose my server to the internet.

1) Download ngrok from You may must signup for a free account as properly, and follow their setup directions.

2) Begin your Minecraft server

3) To share your local Minecraft server, run the following in a terminal:

4) This may show some information, with a line like the next:

Write down the number that's where the XXXXX is above.

5) Your server is now out there on the web! But how do Minecraft Multiplayer connect with it?

6) Inform your friends to begin Minecraft, then

- click on "Multiplayer"

- click "Direct Join"

Fill in the following, replacing XXXXX the quantity you wrote down in step 4)

7) They need to now be linked to your Minecraft server!

TROUBLESHOOTING: Note - if it does not work, then instead of "Direct Connect", add it as a server by selecting "Add Server", then supply Then simply connect with the server that way as a substitute!

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