How to set Minecraft server port from the CLI?

I can’t seem to find an up-to-date and clear answer on this. I just want to run the Minecraft server JAR on a different port than the default 25565.

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    You can change the port in the You can find this file in the same directory as your server.jar is in. Edit this file like this: server-port=<new-port> (e.g. server-port=1337 to run the server on port 1337).

    You can find a detailed documentation about the and the affected property here:

    If you really want to change the port from cli you can use Bukkit and pass an argument -p=<new-port> to launch the server on a different port. It also overrides the server-port-property in the (Source: CraftBukkit Source Code) Example: java -jar bukkit.jar -p=1337.

    Hope it helps. 🙂

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