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Hippo Minecraft

A VPS with Minecraft Server Preinstalled

With its unique, blocky style, Minecraft has become iconic. Our private gaming servers are great for those who want their own world, build it with just their friends, and play using their own rules.

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Block of Coal

Monthly Plan (Save £9)

£4.99
For 3 months

£4.99 payable today
(Then £7.99/mo. Prices ex. VAT)

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£6.99
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£9.99
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£12.49
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Suitable For:

Small Minecraft server suitable for 1-3 players

Business application websites with growth in mind and who require backend operations to the server.

Larger scaled business applications or websites and gaming servers.

Larger organisations requiring multiple websites and application and flexibility.

Choice of Minecraft Server Version

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Choice of Data Center

IP Address Only

Optional Domain Name

Free Hippo

SSD Storage

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SSH Access

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VNC Console Access

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Firewall Configuration

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No. of CPU Cores

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2

4

6

RAM

2GB

4GB

8GB

16GB

SSD Storage Space

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55GB

80GB

160GB

320GB

Bandwidth per Month

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2000GB

3000GB

4000GB

5000GB

Support Level

Platinum

Platinum

Platinum

Platinum

Choose your Installation Version.

4 Versions to Choose From During Purchase

 
Get a Minecraft Vanilla Server

Minecraft Vanilla

This is the official Minecraft server software. This is the latest non-modded server with the vanilla server software provided by Mojang.

Get a Minecraft Bedrock Server

Minecraft Bedrock

This is the official Bedrock Minecraft server software. This is the latest non-modded server with the vanilla Bedrock server software provided by Mojang.

Get a Minecraft PaperSpigot Server

Minecraft PaperSpigot

This is the PaperSpigot Minecraft server software. This is the latest modded server with the PaperSpigot server mod.

Get a Minecraft Forge Server

Minecraft Forge

This is  the MinecraftForge server software. This is the latest modded server with the MinecraftForge server mod.

What is a Minecraft VPS?

Minecraft has become very popular due to its huge online communities and loads of mods that exist for it. Many people play this on public servers, but private servers are now more popular for players that want their own isolated world. This can have its own rules and just be used with your own gaming friends. 

A Minecraft VPS(virtual private server) is a much more cost effective solution than using a bare metal server. Each VPS has its own virtualized environment, that is allocated its own set of resources. Because these environments are shared across a larger server, they are much cheaper.

The Hippo Minecraft Hosting Process

We work with you to make the onboarding process of your Hippo Minecraft Hosting  as simple as possible.

 

 

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1) Server

2) Configure Your Server

3) Choose Add Ons

4) Configure

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Server

Most Minecraft users prefer to use just an IP address to connect to their server, so domain options are not offered during set up. However, if you would like to use a domain name, you will need to purchase this separately and configure your DNS to use it.

Of course, if you are unsure about how to do this, the Hippo Helpers will be ready to assist.

Choose the Hippo Minecraft plan that is right for you.

If you need some help selecting the correct plan for you, but contact the support desk below and we will only be too happy to help you.

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Configure Your Server

Minecraft Server Version

Choose the version of Minecraft you wish to install. If in doubt, we recommend Minecraft Vanilla

Data Centre Region
Choose where you want your website to be located. It is always best to select the location nearest to your core user base. Please note, not all plans are available in all data centres.

If you need any advice on server configuration, simply consult our comprehensive knowledge base or contact a Hippo Helper support agent by clicking on the buttons below.

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Choose Add Ons

Each of our Hippo Minecraft Plans has a range of option add-ons to help you get the most out of your hosting. These include backup facilities, managed website, server snapshots,  and advanced DDOS protection.

If you need any advice on these add-ons, simply consult our comprehensive knowledge base or contact a Hippo Helper support agent by clicking on the buttons below. 

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Server Setup and Configure Minecraft

Once you place your order, your server will be configured automatically. We will then make sure everything is working in our end. Once it is active, you will be sent instructions of how to access your Minecraft installation via SSH or VNC terminal.  

Unfortunately, Hipposerve is unable to support the configuration of your Minecraft server, and you will have to reach out to the individual vendor or Minecraft community groups for support.

We will however support you with all the technical aspects with regard to the running of your server instance.

Awesome Add-ons To Enhance Your Hippo Minecraft Hosting

Datacenter Location

During the order process you can choose where you want your hosting to be located. It is always best to choose the site closest to your main website audience.

Automatic Backup

For ultimate peace of mind, the Automated Backup operation takes all the stress of out generating backups, allowing them to be restored with a few clicks.

SnapShot

Capture an image of your installation at a given time. This option is easy to use, and perfect for quickly restoring your whole installation or securing it before you make changes.

Advanced DDOS Protection

Add an additional layer of protection to keep your service online and operating normally even when they are the target of attacks. It stops attacks in minutes, making your website secure, with no decrease in speed.

Choice of Choice of Minecraft Installation

Choose an installation to suit your needs. Choose from Minecraft Vanilla, Forge, PaperSpigot and Bedrock 

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Hippo Minecraft FAQ’s

Here are some answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

Frequently Asked Questions
Is a Hippo Minecraft setup instantly?

Unlike shared hosting, there is a bit of work we need to do in our end in order to provision your Hippo Minecraft. The time this takes depends on the options you have chosen on your account. We can usually have your account ready for action in between 4-12 hours, and we will keep you fully informed of the process.

Will I need a domain name for my Hippo Minecraft?

Most Minecraft users use the IP address to connect to their server. You can however purchase a domain name and use this and we can help you configure your DNS in order to get this to work correctly.

Does my Hippo Minecraft come with SSH access?

Yes, your VPS comes with complete root SSH access. You can also access the command line from your portal using our VNC console.

 

 

This is used at your own risk and we recommend you backup your server instance before using the SSH terminal.

 

 

Do I need to have knowledge setting up servers to Hippo Minecraft

You will need some knowledge of setting up Minecraft Servers on Linux – or not be afraid of trying to do it yourself.

There are some great guides within the Minecraft community.

Whilst we look after all the technical aspects of the server, this is not a managed service and you are entirely responsible for the installed content and its operation.

 

 

What happens if I use up all of my storage space?

First of all, this is very unlikely as all our plans have generous storage space.

As you run out of disk space your VPS will not be able to complete all it’s tasks properly and you will start to get errors.

Don’t worry though, you can always upgrade to a service with more storage space, and in some instances, you can add extra space.

Just contact our support team here and we will be happy to discuss your options with you.

 

Do you offer a backup service?

Yes. During the sign-up process you’ll be able to order back up services for your server.

We will automatically back up everything once a day and these can be restored by contacting our support team, who can get you up and running.

If you do not choose a backup option, it is up to you to secure your data, or you can purchase one of our Hippo Care Plans and we will mange this for you.

What billing cycles do you offer?

On most of our products we offer monthly, annual or 3 year billing cycles.

In most cases, the longer the billing cycle, the more money you save.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards, direct debit and more than 50 different cryptocurrency coins. 

We are also able to accept BACS payments by arrangement for annual or 3 yearly billing cycles only.

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