ViaVersion 1.6.0

Allow newer versions to connect, why lose players while waiting after a Minecraft update?

  1. FormallyMyles
    Tested Minecraft Versions:
    • 1.8
    • 1.9
    • 1.10
    • 1.11
    • 1.12
    • 1.13
    Source Code:
    https://github.com/ViaVersion/ViaVersion
    Contributors:
    MylesIsCool, Matsv
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    Spanish | German | French (API)

    Use the plugin? Help us out and donate.
    We're also including a free ViaVersion Vinyl for the next 5 donations.T witter @FormallyMyles
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    Our aim is to allow newer client versions to connect to older server versions. Just drag and drop it into the plugin folder and you're done, see below if you use BungeeCord.

    We suggest reading our Installation page on our docs first, this will ensure everything is set up correctly.

    Here's what is supported (Newer versions on older servers):
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    Note: ViaVersion only supports newer versions, even on subversions! Use ViaBackwards and ViaRewind to allow older versions to connect.

    Do you use BungeeCord? Ensure you have updated it first, you can use the plugin on all your backend servers OR BungeeCord. Compatibility is the best when on your backend servers.

    Kicked for too many packets? We include a packet limiter if you need to disable this simply set the limits to -1 in the config.

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    • All plugins you use should be made for the Bukkit version you are using.
    • Reloads are buggy, don't report bugs if they break your server, just reboot.
    • Make sure your BungeeCord plugins are up to date & so is Bungee. (Also try removing SkinRestorer if disconnect issues if you use it)
    • BKCommonLib does not work properly with ProtocolLib for 1.8.8, you can use my special version here.
    • Orebfuscator does not work properly with ProtocolLib for 1.8, you can use my special version here.
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    We love people supporting us, and it takes a huge amount of work, donate here. (There are a few perks too)
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    How do I use this with BungeeCord? I'm getting outdated server issues? Have you checked you've updated BungeeCord

    Can I use 1.7?
    We don't plan on supporting it due to the work involved. Use ProtocolSupport with ViaVersion on 1.8 server, though we don't have copies of these (Build 388). Or preferably, ViaRewind + ViaBackwards.

    Will you update to version 1.x?
    We plan to update as new Minecraft updates come out, yes.

    I can't use an item, block, feature from a newer version?!
    We aim to allow compatibility, we don't intend to add new items, blocks.

    Are you open source? https://github.com/ViaVersion/ViaVersion

    Can I donate to you? Sure, https://viaversion.com/donate:)

    I get a weird disconnect error?
    Try with no plugins, if it still persists report it to us. Otherwise, there is another plugin conflicting, remove plugins until it stops.

    My players get kicked for sending too many packets?
    If you use resource packs / have really laggy players it's suggested to increase max-pps in the config. (Try doubling it until your players don't have issues, it's there to prevent spam exploits)

    I need help!
    See the section below, preferably join our discord.

    What do all the config options mean? You can read our docs here.

    What are the commands?


    /viaver list - Show what players are on what versions
    /viaver autoteam - Toggle collision auto teaming, you may need to disable if you are getting bungee team issues.
    /viaver dontbugme - Toggle the update notifier
    /viaver pps - Show the packets per seconds for ported players.
    /viaver debug - Useful for packet crashes and reporting, will show all packets on the console. Don't used unless asked to.

    (Use viaversion.admin for perms)

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    If you have a bug, click here and post it. If you're a developer you are free to help us squash bugs at our GitHub: http://github.com/ViaVersion/ViaVersion

    How to get help?
    Join our Discord Server or use the Discussion tab above. We'll announce new versions on our Discord.

    You can also follow me on Twitter for updates @FormallyMyles.

    Documentation: http://docs.viaversion.com

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    Build Server: http://ci.viaversion.com
    Javadocs for our API: http://jd.viaversion.com
    Maven Repo: http://repo.viaversion.com

    Documentation: http://docs.viaversion.com

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Recent Reviews

  1. _Pxbloh
    _Pxbloh
    5/5,
    Version: 1.6.0
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    BEST PLUGIN EVER! Thank you Author.
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    1. FormallyMyles
  2. 8yl_Yile
    8yl_Yile
    5/5,
    Version: 1.6.0
    Hello,your plugin "ViaVersion-Bungee" not support Travertine Server,can you fix this bug?
    Thank you.
    1. FormallyMyles
      Author's Response
      Please use the discussion / discord for support.
  3. FireToggle
    FireToggle
    5/5,
    Version: 1.6.0
    Thank you for this plugin! With ViaRewind and ViaBackwards are amazing addons! Finally I find how my server to be 1.12.2 with 1.9 PvP and 1.8 clients too to be with 1.9 features.
    Thank u! :]
    1. FormallyMyles
      Author's Response
      Great to hear :)
  4. EnderCrayonBM
    EnderCrayonBM
    5/5,
    Version: 1.6.0
    This plugin is amazing, Author, sorry for the bad response, it was my problem. I fixed it.
    1. FormallyMyles
      Author's Response
      Thanks :)
  5. Amanso25
    Amanso25
    5/5,
    Version: 1.6.0
    Highly recommend this plugin to all servers/networks. Thank you for creating this amazing plugin <3
    1. FormallyMyles
      Author's Response
      Thanks :)
  6. TNTSquid
    TNTSquid
    5/5,
    Version: 1.6.0
    i don't know how is this even possible, but yea, I've been trying version hack forks of the server software itself, until I found this plugin. Absolutely fantastic job, and had been using this for more than 2 years.

    Highly recommended to EVERY SINGLE SERVER NETWORKS , if you're starting a server, you HAVE TO install this, it's not a must, it's a compulsory :D

    SALUTE TO DA AUTHOR :)
    1. FormallyMyles
      Author's Response
      Thanks! :)
  7. PabsMG
    PabsMG
    5/5,
    Version: 1.6.0
    No bugs. I recommend it. Easy to config and no problems, thanks for the plugin and doing it free!
    1. FormallyMyles
      Author's Response
      Thanks! :)
  8. Plachta11b
    Plachta11b
    5/5,
    Version: 1.6.0
    Easy to config and great support. Great tool to keep all players playing together :)
    1. FormallyMyles
      Author's Response
      Thanks :)
  9. Daniel_Felipe_R
    Daniel_Felipe_R
    4/5,
    Version: 1.6.0
    That's a great plugin. But I have a question: Can I block a version, like the players with 1.13.2 at 1.9 can enter, and the others can't;
    1. FormallyMyles
      Author's Response
      Yes. Use Discussion/Discord for questions
  10. JustJoris03
    JustJoris03
    5/5,
    Version: 1.6.0
    This plugin is very nice, but when i use a lower version than i play with, glass panes wouldn't connect anymore and there are more. I've found this bug since the newest version of viaversion. Maybe can you fix it?
    1. FormallyMyles
      Author's Response
      See known issues