Setup a Minecraft PE Server on CentOS 6

Last Updated: Sat, Jun 20, 2015
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This article will teach you how to setup a Minecraft Pocket Edition server on CentOS 6. Setting up a Minecraft PE server is quite simple.

First, install the required libraries.

yum -y install m4 automake autoconf make gcc libtool

Once these libraries have finished installing, you must install the server script. We will be using PocketMine.


Chmod the server script to make it executable.

chmod +x ./

Begin the install process. This may take up to 5 minutes to install.


Next, start the server.


Voila. We just need to make sure that port 19132 is open so that people can join. To open it in CentOS 6, run the following commands.

iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 19132 -j ACCEPT

service iptables save

service iptables restart

If you are running CentOS 7, then you must use firewalld to open it. To do so, perform the following commands:

firewall-cmd --zone=dmz --add-port=19132/tcp --permanent

firewall-cmd --reload

Your server is ready to go! Happy building!

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