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How to Enable Whitelist

By default, all Minecraft servers are open to the world so that all players can easily connect. It is not possible to set a password on a Minecraft server, but you can set the server up so that only whitelisted player usernames can connect.

In this article, we'll walk you through how to setup a whitelist on a Minecraft Server hosted by Empower Servers.

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Order A Server From Empower Servers

Once you have placed an order with us, you will immediately receive the login details for the control panel.

Login to the Control Panel

Login to our control panel with your email and password.

Click on the Manage > File Management menu

Click on the file

Make the following changes:


Click Save File

Navigate to the Console page and restart the server.

Managing the Whitelist

To add a player to the whitelist, enter this command in the console page or on the server:

/whitelist add playername

Updated on: 02/01/2024

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