« on: December 03, 2013, 01:28 PM »
NANY 2014 Entry Information
|Short Description||Allows backing up of a Minecraft server to a git repository using in game commands|
|Supported OSes||Windows, Linux, MacOS|
This mod allows Minecraft server administrators access to backup their server through easy in game commands
I needed this mod since at first I was just going to use a shell script while I was able to get it working on Linux I could not so on Windows
So I decided I would make my first Minecraft mod to do what I needed it to do.
I know git is not the best solution for this problem and I'm all ears for better solutions.
- Initialization of a git repository
- Manual backup to git repository
- Hourly backup to a git repository
Other methods of backup.
After forge is installed on server copy .jar to mods folder
Using the Application
Use the command
While in game to create a new git repository for your server followed by
To create the first backup and a new backup once an hour.
Delete the jar from the mods folder.
This is my first mod so expect some bugs
Sometimes the first backup must be created using git out of game. No .gitignore file just the following commands
If you feel you have the issue where you must do this ensure your server is not running.