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MInecraft server map

Posted February 15, 2021 524 views
JavaUbuntu 18.04Gaming

Hey guys, I’ve created a minecraft server to play with my friends, but now i wanted to download that map i was playing, how can i do that?

OS:Linux

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Hi @vfx,

The world data, which also includes player inventories, maps and so on, is saved to a folder in the current working directory of the server.

The name of said folder depends on the level-name setting in server.properties, and defaults to world. Thus, you can start a new world and toggle between the saves by simply changing this setting.

Vanilla server commands related to saving/backups:

/save-all - forces the server to save.
/save-off - disables saving. You should definitely execute this before making a backup of a running server to ensure that the server doesn’t save while you’re copying, which could result in a corrupt backup.
/save-on - re-enables saving.