Upgrading your Minecraft EC2 cloud server

Firstly, let me thank everyone who read my first two articles on setting up a free Minecraft server in the cloud with Amazon EC2. The posts have proved very popular and are currently accounting for about 80% of all traffic to this blog. So due to popular demand here is the third article in the series.

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Setting up a free Minecraft server in the cloud – part 2

In part 1 of this series I explained how to create a free Micro Linux server on Amazon EC2 suitable for running a small Minecraft server. In this article I will discuss how to connect to your new server, install Minecraft and configure it.

1. Connecting to your server for the first time

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Setting up a free Minecraft server in the cloud – part 1

My 11 year old son is a Minecraft addict. If you don’t know anything about Minecraft you are obviously not a 10-12 year old boy or one the 11+ million registered users worldwide. To save you a Google search, it’s a multi-player game where you travel around artificial worlds digging, building and blowing things up. Just . . . → Read More: Setting up a free Minecraft server in the cloud – part 1