How to use a URL (domain name) instead of IP-address?

If you own your domain, you can redirect it or a subdomain to your game server IP - meaning you can use to connect to your server instead of using the IP address.

If you do not have a domain name you can order one here:

Follow these simple steps:
1. Log in to your Domain Manager (Your Domain registrars selfservice portal)
2. Find the DNS Manager
3. Choose to create an A record
4. Set the A record by choosing a subdomain name and point it to your game servers' IP address ex. my. ( being the domain) and IP-address 111.222.333.444 (your game server IP)
5. Please allow up to 24 hours for the DNS record to propagate.


At this point you can test if it works by pinging - you should receive a response with your game server IP.

Note that if you do not have the port 25565 you will have to type in your server's port after your domain name.

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