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Minecraft Server Management - Vanilla Commands

In this guide, you'll learn how to use vanilla commands in minecraft. These are default commands, provided by mojang. We will see commands for Java, and for Bedrock. We won't list all important ones, but just the ones that are most important. Note that some commands may not work on Java/Bedrock, so always make sure to check the available commands in your server with /help !

/ban - Ban a player.

Syntax - /ban username
Example - /ban QuickestRhyme

/ban-ip - Ban an IP address.

Syntax - /ban-ip
Example - /ban-ip 12.345.67.89

/banlist - View the list of banned players.

Syntax - /banlist
Example - /banlist 1 , /banlist 2

/clear - Clears all the items in your inventory. Can also clear other players inventory or specified targets.

Syntax - /clear target
Example - /clear @a , /clear QuickestRhyme

/deop - De-ops a player.

Syntax - /deop target
Example - /deop QuickestRhyme, /deop @a

/difficulty - Set the difficulty of the world

Syntax - /difficulty level
Example - /difficulty normal , /difficulty easy`

/gamemode - Set the gamemode of yourself, or of other players

Syntax - /gamemode type target
Example - /gamemode creative QuickestRhyme , /gamemode survival @a

/give - Give yourself or other players an item

Syntax - /give target item
Example - /give QuickestRhyme diamond_block 64 , /give @a stick 1

/kick - Kick a player from the server. The player will disconnect

Syntax - /kick player
Example - /kick QuickestRhyme

/kill - Kill a player or a target instantly.

Syntax - /kill target
Example - /kill QuickestRhyme , /kill @a

/list - List the players that are connected to your server

Syntax - /list
Example - /list

/op - Give yourself or a player operator status.

Syntax - /op target
Example - /op QuickestRhyme , /op @a

/restart - Restart your server

Syntax - /restart
Example - /restart

/seed - Gets the world seed of the world you're in

Syntax - /seed
Example - /seed

/setworldspawn - Sets the world spawnpoint to where you are standing, or you can specify coordinates

Syntax - /setworldspawn X Y Z
Example - /setworldspawn , /setworldspawn 100 65 100

/time - Set the time in the server.

Syntax - /time set time
Example - /time set day , /time set night

/weather - Set the weather of the server

Syntax - /weather type
Example - /weather clear , /weather rain

/whitelist - Sets the whitelist on your server on, off, and adds/removes players

Syntax - /whitelist args
Example - /whitelist on , /whitelist off , /whitelist add QuickestRhyme , /whitelist remove QuickestRhyme

Updated on: 14/06/2022

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