Timings report creation

Diagnose problems of a Minecraft is not always easy, but there are a few simple tools that allows to identify easily the origin of performances problems, the report system called "timings".

It allows you to precisely get information about calculation cycles of Minecraft server, then identify a map or a plugin causing problems.

There are 2 methods to get a report, wether it's a Bukkit or Spigot/Cauldron/SpongeForge server.

1 - Timings with Bukkit

First enable the profiling of plugins in the bukkit.yml from the FTP (with a FTP client or the WebFTP of the panel). Edit the line :

plugin-profiling: true

Then restart your server. Wait for a few minutes, when freezes get started, enter the command :

/timings reset

Wait for a few seconds/minutes then enter :

/timings merged

A .txt file will be created in timings directory. Copy the content to :

http://paste.ubuntu.com

Then, you will see in the URL that you past get an ID. Copy it then enter the URL like:

http://timings.aikar.co/?url=ID

You get a report visually useful to analyze, containing information about the plugins. It might be useful to diagnose a failing or badly configured plugin. Do not hesitate to send these informations if you open a ticket to our support !

 

 

2 - Timings with Spigot or Cauldron

First active the plugin profiling by modifying the bukkit.yml file on your FTP (with a FTP client or the WebFTP of the panel). Edit the line :

plugin-profiling: true

Then restart the server. Wait for a few minutes, when freezes get started, enter the command :

/timings reset

Wait for a few seconds/minutes then enter :

/timings paste

An URL like http://timings.aikar.co/?url=XXX appears in the log. Copy this address then paste it into you web browser. You will get a complete report of what's happening on your server. Do not hesitate to send these informations if you open a ticket to our support !

3 - Timings with SpongeForge

First stop the server from the panel then enable verbose mode of timings system by editing the config file config/sponge/global.conf and more particularly the following line of "timings" section  :

verbose=true

Restart the server then wait for a few minutes and enter :

/sponge timings report

An URL like https://timings.aikar.co/?id=XXX in the log. Copy this address then paste it into you web browser. You will get a complete report of what's happening on your server. Do not hesitate to send these informations if you open a ticket to our support !


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