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These instructions are based on the official mac directions at minecraft site.If you happen to don’t need a lot help, go there. But if you want pictures, start right here.That is the primary part of a three half tutorial:- Half 1: Setup Server- Part 2: Setup Local Shopper- Part 3: Setup Internet ShopperPart 1: Setup ServerDownload the minecraft server jar file.Create a directory referred to as ‘server’ and drag the jar file in there.Make a command fileTo make it easy to start out your server, we are going to create a ‘start.command’ file. Double clicking this file will launch your server.Open TextEdit (/Functions/TextEdit). Minecraft servers Set the format to plain textual content.Copy in the following textual content.Be certain to vary the minecraft_server.jar to match the title of the jar within the directory (in my case minecraft_server.1.7.4.jar).Save it in the same listing as your jar file.Make this command executable by opening a terminal (/Functions/Terminal) and typingchmod a+xwith an area after it. Drag and drop the beginning.command file into the terminal window after which press enter.Double click the beginning server to start the server.If all works a brand new server window will open and you will see several errors about lacking recordsdata and directories - don’t worry this is fine.Congrats! You’ve setup the server. Next we are going to configure Time Capsule so your server runs for everyone on your community.In case you ran into problems, verify this troubleshooting section for fixes.Troubleshooting server setupUnable to access jarfile errorIf you bought ‘Unable to entry jarfile’ when double clicking the beginning.command file,the filename in your begin.command file doesn’t match the jar file title on disk.Fix this by opening the beginning.command fileand altering the filename to be appropriate (be sure to get the numbers, in my case, 1.7.4 included within the file name).Rich-textual content-format errorIn case your text file keeps desirous to rename itself begin.rtf, it’s because you haven’t made the text file ‘plain textual content format’. Go over the directions again above, and make this file plain text format.Configure Time CapsuleEarlier than any shoppers can connect with our server, we need to configure Time Capsule to maintain a static local IP tackle, and inform it what port quantity our server goes to be operating on.You might have your mother or dad for this step (because it would require Time Capsule password).Open System Preferences > CommunityClick the superior button in the lower right hand corner. After which the ‘TCP/IP’ tab.The place it says Configure IPv4, change that choice to ‘Using DHCP with handbook address’.Change the IP tackle to 10.0.1.x, where x may be any quantity from 1 to 100.Word the handle you sort here: 10.0.1.x. You're going to wish it later when we setup the Airport UtilityHit Ok and return to ‘System Preferences.You may have to avoid wasting your modifications before leaving the ‘Network’ preferences first. That’s Okay.Now go to the ‘Sharing’ section of System Preferences and be sure that Internet Sharing is on.Do that by first clicking on ‘USB Ethernet’And then double clicking ‘Internet Sharing’ on the left hand facet. When it asks you if you really wish to enable Web Sharing say ‘OK’.Now, open up AirPort Utility and edit your Time Capsule settings.Click on the Time Capsule image and then the ‘Edit’ button in the lower proper.Go underneath Network and make sure the option Router Mode is set to DHCP and NAT. Now, click the + button under the Port Settings.Kind in the following:- Description: Minecraft Server (or whatever you need to call it)- Non-public IP Deal with: The tackle you selected for the 4th step.Change every little thing with the phrase port in it to 25565.It should look something like this now.Now hit ‘Update’ and replace the Time Capsule.Okay. At this level you ought to be good. You've gotten a server. You might have a router that knows about your server and won’t attempt to vary your IP handle. Next we are going to setup the local shopper. After which after that the internet client.