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How to Install Multicraft On CentOS 7

How to Install Multicraft On CentOS 7

What is the Multicraft Control Panel?

Multicraft is a powerful Minecraft control panel witch is brilliant for manging you’re servers or for hosting companies wanting to sell Minecraft hosting with a WHMCS and BoxBilling module with Multicraft you get the ability to limit server ram and player slots the configs and who has console and ftp access to the server (per mc server)

Installing the Dependencies

first its always a good idea to check for updates on you’r systeam

$ yum y update

next we want to install the dependencies, that multicraft requires to run (httpd, php, curl, zip, tar, wget, vim, java 1-8-0 php-mysql and a few other things)

$ yum -y install httpd php php-common php-gd php-mbstring php-ldap php-odbc php-pear php-xml php-xmlrpc php-bcmath php-mysql php-pdo wget vim tar zip curl java-1.8.0-openjdk
once installed 

Ok now we want to download and start installing multicraft

$ wget O multicraft.tar.gz http://www.multicraft.org/download/linux64
$ tar xfvz multicraft.tar.gz
$ cd multicraft
$ ./setup.sh

Now that its installing it will prompt you with a few settings options, I would recommend running each minecraft server under its own user as it says

next we need to make sure the web

$ chown R apache.apache /var/www/html

Now we need to allow override in apache

$awk ‘/AllowOverride None/{c++;if(c==2){sub(“AllowOverride None”,”AllowOverride All”);c=0}}1’ /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf > /tmp/httpd.conf; mv f /tmp/httpd.conf /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf

 

and now enable and restart apache/httpd

$ systemct1 enable httpd

$ service httpd restart

 

now visit the IP address of the server for example http://172.0.0.2/install.php

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click start install.

Now we need to setup our databases

i would just use the default (SQLite) as it docent really matter and it makes it easier to move the multicraft to another server in the future.

 

once you’ve done that, we can now login to multicraft

The default username is admin and the password is admin as well.

 

now its a good idea to enable multicraft as a service so it can boot on lunch ( something i never did for 6months.. so every time i restarted i had to run systemctl start multicraft)

first thing we need to do to make it a service is to create a .service file you can find some online or use the example below.

$ nano /lib/systemd/system/multicraft.service

Now paste this in ( from ssh you can right click after you’ve put it in you clipboard

[Unit]
Description=IGSteven's Multicraft Startup Script
After=syslog.target network.target
 
[Service]
Type=forking
PIDFile=/home/minecraft/multicraft/multicraft.pid
ExecStart=/home/minecraft/multicraft/bin/multicraft -v start
ExecReload=/home/minecraft/multicraft/bin/multicraft -v restart
ExecStop=/home/minecraft/multicraft/bin/multicraft -v stop

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target

now save and you should be good,

$ systemctl enable multicraft 
$ systemctl start multicraft

just like multicraft says we should remove the install file from the public so that people don’t just reinstall mutlicraft, i usually just put it in the /var/www folder

$ mv /var/www/html/install.php /var/www/

 

In the next part I’ll show you how to setup jars on multicraft and creating a server

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IGSteven / October 31, 2017 / Development, Random / 5 Comments

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Why networking is so important as a streamer

Networking is great for bringing in new viewers to your channels. Networking

Teams and Communities

The best way to network, in my opinion, is joining teams and communities if the platform you are on supports it. It’s good to join a team I would recommend trying to Join a pre-established team at the beginning such as Streamers Connected (that’s the team I use and am a developer for) but there were many other teams. Just remember it’s a team and as a team member you should seek to help others succeed, by hang out in their streams and helping to promote them, this has many advantages to it, one being they will most likely return the support and help promote you, you can do this by doing some simple things like sharing out there stream adding them to your autohost, Just give them a heads up you’ve done this. Also try not to make it all about using each other in your team, have fun, play games and have conversations with them try to make a memorable moment for them.

on Twitch, you can be on 1 team and 3 communities and on Mixer, you can be on 3 teams.

Talk to other streamers

Look for other streamers with similar interests that doesn’t have to much of a number difference between them and you, if they are looking for people to play with jump at the opportunity to play with them even try to join them in voice as this gives them and their audience a chance to get to know you and some may check you out.

 

One of my regular viewers was a viewer of Bumblethefox when I jumped in voice with her and a couple of her friends well she drew art so this doesn’t just applied to gamers

AutoHosting

AutoHosting is great for promoting others channels when you are not live and will host there stream on your channel. You can add and sort through a list of Streamers that you will host automatically when you’re not live and they are, Twitch give you the option of adding people of your team to you AutoHost automatically if no one on your list is live

Raiding

So that’s a rap you’re about to end your stream but wait another great thing to do is raiding, this is where before you end up you tell your viewers to go to another channel and say something and they might be inclined to give you a shout out or jump in your stream the next time you are live.

Social Media

One way to network is to use social media platforms as a promotion tool and do it with as many platforms as possible. Use a Facebook page, a Twitter, Instagram, Google plus if you’re a gamer you can also use services like Player.me, FragDNA and even discord. Make sure to follow people that relate to your interested and interact with them.

Taking advantage of Discord, there are a lot of discord’s out there with great communities of other streamers and viewers and a few will have chats dedicated to promotion which you can use to promote yourself and your brand but I would not recommend only being there for promotion, get involved with other channels and have discussions with others on there get to know people and let them get to know you.

 

I'll do a part 2 of things you should not do well networking

IGSteven / September 16, 2017 / Random, Streaming Tips / 7 Comments

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New Social media platform for gamers (Closed Beta)

Hey Gamers,

Recently I’ve was shown a new Social media platform for gamers called FragDNA which is currently in Closed Beta.

I’ve checked it out and it seems to have potential to become the next big platform for gamers to socialize. It’s got a Twitter vibe to it. but for games.

Well, we’ve  been testing it BabyTwenty found a bug where his profile page kept erroring out and they were very quick to fix the issue.

I’ve been told they will add a  Facebook styled reactions such as like, love, angry icons later this week. I just hope they add a dislike button. cause I want to dislike Cheesecakes memes.

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if you would like to check out FragDNA ( click here to signup to FragDNA)  and check it out.

IGSteven / September 3, 2017 / Random, Thing that interest me / 0 Comments

Welcome to my website

I’ve created a little website to use as a blog.

I know what you’re thinking why WordPress? cause a lot of the companies I work with use WordPress so I thought I’d try to get myself used to it.

but I’ll just be posting random things on here as well as making a little portfolio.

IGSteven / September 2, 2017 / Random / 0 Comments