How to Agree to Your Minecraft Server's EULA

Sometimes, when booting up a Minecraft Java Edition server, you will sometimes get the error message:

You need to agree to the EULA in order to run the server. Go to eula.txt for more info

Minecraft’s EULA (End-user license agreement) impacts all servers and clients, including Bukkit, Spigot, and Forge servers. The full EULA can be found here.

Please also note that, as per our Terms of Service, if your server is found to be in violation of Mojang's EULA, your server may be suspended until you have removed the violating content from your server.


  1. Make sure that your server is stopped using the red Stop button
  2. Access your server directory by navigating to Files > FTP Access
  3. Find and open 'eula.txt'
  4. Fully read the EULA before changing eula=false to eula=true
  5. Start your server using the green Start button

You should now be able to start your server without experiencing any additional EULA related issues.

If you require any further assistance, please contact our support at:

Mitchell Smith

Managing Director @ Shockbyte

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