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Want a custom server address/IP? Look no further!
By purchasing a domain, you can make your server look more professional and make its connection details far easier to remember! The list of recommended domain registrars are as follows:
However, the guide below will be using Cloudflare's terminology.
Once you have purchased your domain, head over to your registrar and add a new DNS record while selecting
A Record. Then, put any value in the box under
Nameand put in the server's numerical IP as the
valueit will point to. Remember to leave TTL to
automatic. If you're using Cloudflare, remember to turn the proxy status (orange cloud) off. That's all! Just wait a while until the DNS propagates and you'll be able to join your server with your very own subdomain!
The word you choose to put in the
Namesection will decide your subdomain. If you owned
minecraftserver.com, and you put the word
hostbox, your subdomain that players can use connect to your server would then be
Alternatively, if you do not have a dedicated IP, you can follow these steps. Follow the setup instructions above first to setup
A Record, then add a new DNS record and select
SRV. Your service should be
_minecraft, the protocol
TCP, TTL on
auto, and priority and weight
0. Replace the port field with the port that your server uses, and replace the target field with the subdomain/domain your server uses - it should be what you set the
A Recordto be. You're finished! Now you should be able to connect to your server using
anything.example.domainending- you will also no longer need the port when connecting.