Documentation & Tutorials
This page shows you how to use the Minecraft InstantApp on your cloud server.
- You have an account and are logged into console.scaleway.com
Here are the steps to start a server using our Minecraft InstantApp
Before starting, click the “Create a Server” button in the control panel.
You will land on the server-creation page where you can choose the Minecraft image in the InstantApps tab for your Cloud Server:
Choose the server type and click on the Create a Server button. This action starts your server with Minecraft pre-installed.
The default password for the “admin” account in administration panel must be changed for your server to be secure.
Open the following url in a new browser
You will then land on a page that will show you your admin account password, and a link to access the control panel of your server. (https://
Log into the interface with the account “admin” and the password you just set.
Now that you’re logged into the interface, you have to add a “profile” to be able to create a new server.
A profile is a pack of “configurations” for a server type.
Here we will create a profile for standard Vanilla 1.8.8 Minecraft Servers.
Click on “Manage Profiles” in the interface.
Click on “Create Stock Profile” -> “vanilla188”
Click on “Update” and wait for the interface to download the server executable (a green notification will pop in the bottom right corner once done).
Click on Create a Server and enter the desired Server Name. Ensure that the Group Ownership is “minecraft”. Click next.
Set various options as wanted for your server. Click next.
For the STEP3, select the profile you juste created (vanilla188). Set java options to the following:
This ensures the best performance with Minecraft on our servers. Click Submit.
You will now see your server on the dashboard. Click on it’s name.
Click on “Start server”. Wait a little, and refresh the page (by clicking in the “Server Status” menu on the left).
You will see a blue “Accept EULA” button. Click it, and then Start your server again.
Now go to the “Console” menu on the left. You will see your server preparing the spawn area.
Once finished, the server is ready to accept connexions !
(You can click “Console” again to refresh the console output)
In your Minecraft client, Add a new server, and input the ip of your server in the “Server Address” field. Click Done and log into your server.
Now that you are connected to your server, in the console you will see “
This app is in Beta so feedbacks are very welcome !