If wanting to test our services or to own a free yet powerful server provided by us, this is a perfect way to get one on our hosting platform. Getting a free server and setting up can be achieved in a matter of minutes.
The first step is to go to scalacube.com/free/minecraft/server/hosting and click on "Get Your Free Minecraft Server".
Select the best Dedicated server location closest to you and click "Next".
Select a server from the Game servers list and click on "Next".
Choose the "Free" plan and click "Next".
Select your Server Address, for the purpose of this guide we are selecting "IP With Port", click "Next".
Sign up for our website.
You will now be at the finalizing screen for your free server, click "Continue".
Now, an activation code will be sent to the e-mail address that you registered to the website with.
Once you have the Confirmation code, copy it into the field and click "Continue".
Your free server process is now complete.
On this page, we can see the "Renew for free" button, which you will have to do every 2 days for the server to be active, if this is not done, the server and all its contents will automatically be deleted and a new free server has to be redeemed from the beginning.
Next, click on "Manage server".
Free servers only support the installation of Basic and Snapshot versions of Minecraft. Select your server and click on "Select" and then, "Install" and wait for the process to finish.
Your Free server and it's Features
The free server compared to a premium server is limited in its configuration, if we click on "Monitoring", we can see the existing server and its resource usage at the current time.
If we click back on "Game servers" and click "Manage" we can see the main hub for your Free Minecraft server.
Here we can turn off the server, restart it, wipe the map and players and delete an existing game server.
If we click on "Console", we can see the console for your free Minecraft server, allowing you to use administrative commands or see what is happening on your server at the current time.
If we go to the "Become admin" tab, we can add the name of the Minecraft player you would like to have administrative commands in-game.
If we go to "Settings", we can change the configuration settings for the server.properties file, including gamemodes, level types, amount of players, whitelist, spawn-protection, seed, and much more.
As previously mentioned, the free server does have it's limitations compared to a premium plan, if purchasing a premium plan, you can have access to all of the features we offer like:
To purchase a premium server, click on "Buy premium server". Currently, there is a 50% initial month discount to be claimed for every new user.
Congratulations! You now know How to Create a Free Minecraft Server.
- Sign up to Scalacube website
- Go through the server selection process
- Start server
- Enter server