How to Switch Your Minecraft Server to PaperMC/PaperSpigot

Switching your server type to PaperMC is one of the best choices when trying to get the most performance out of your Minecraft server.

The PaperMC project was started to implement many improvements and optimizations to Spigot. It implements many new config options, API improvements, and scripts to enhance a server's performance. PaperMC also features the next version of Timings, allowing server owners to quickly find out what's slowing down their server.

Switching to Paper from Vanilla or Spigot is incredibly easy, simply set your server type to Paper. Everything else is handled automatically to prevent data loss.

Despite how easy it is to switch, we highly recommend backing up your server prior to making any large changes to prevent the risk of data loss.

Switching your Server Type to Paper

  1. Stop your Minecraft server.
  2. Open the Server Type option, locate and click on the desired PaperMC / PaperSpigot server version.
  3. Restart your server.

If you are trying to resolve lag issues on your server, we advise reading our guides in the Reducing Lag section of our Knowledgebase.

If you require any further assistance, please contact our support at: https://shockbyte.com/billing/submitticket.php

Mitchell Smith

Managing Director @ Shockbyte

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