Allowing A Good Friend To Connect Over The Web To A Minecraft Server Ive Hosted

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A straightforward way I've discovered to let my friends connect with my Minecraft server, which is working by myself machine is to make use of a free device known as ngrok to expose my server to the web.



1) Obtain ngrok from http://www.ngrok.com. You may must signup for a free account as effectively, and observe their setup instructions.



2) Start your Minecraft server



3) To share your native Minecraft server, run the next in a terminal:



4) This may display some info, with a line like the next:



Write down the quantity that's where the XXXXX is above. MINECRAFT SERVERS



5) Your server is now out there on the internet! But how do your friends connect to it?



6) Tell your folks to start out Minecraft, then



- click on "Multiplayer"- click on "Direct Connect"Fill in the following, replacing XXXXX the quantity you wrote down in step 4)



ngrok.com:XXXXX



7) They need to now be related to your Minecraft server! MINECRAFT SERVERS



TROUBLESHOOTING: Observe - if it would not work, then as an alternative of "Direct Join", add it as a server by selecting "Add Server", then provide ngrok.com:XXXXX. Then simply connect to the server that method instead!