Disabling mods in your modpack

There can be times when you don't want all the mods in your modpack to load on the server. There are a variety of reasons for this but always be aware that disabling certain mods may cause problems or crashes with the server.
If a crash occurs you can re-enable your mods following this short guide: Enabling Disabled Mods


Disabling Mods

Before you begin to to make changes to your mods list, always make a backup of the server with this guide:
How to Backup your Minecraft Server World.

To disable mods you will need to add the .disabled suffix to the mod file.
Follow these steps:

  1. Login to your Multicraft control panel.
  2. Stop your server.
  3. Click FTP File Access in the "Files" section of the left side navigation.
    The FTP file access menu entry.
  4. Enter your FTP password.
  5. Click the mods folder in the server folder list.
  6. Search down the list for the mods you would like to disable.
  7. Click the checkboxes next to the mod(s) you would like to disable. The checkboxes beside the file names.
    Note: The files for the mod(s) should end with .jar.
  8. Click the Rename button at the top of the page.
  9. In the New Name field add .disabled to the end of the file name for all the files you selected, then click submit.
    Example: plugin.jar would become plugin.jar.disabled The new name entry box for files inside of Multicraft FTP.
  10. This will now rename all the files and disable them.
  11. Exit your FTP connection.
  12. Start your server.

Don't forget that changes on the server will also need to be made on your client files (The ones on your PC) as well as any players PCs that are trying to connect to the server.



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