NAME

Minecraft::ServerStatus - A Minecraft server status checker

VERSION

Version 1.0.1

SYNOPSIS

    use Minecraft::ServerStatus;

    $ms = Minecraft::ServerStatus::init("minecraft.frag.land", 25565);

    print "Minecraft server status of $ms->{address} on port $ms->{port}:\n";
    if($ms->{online})
    {
      print "Server is online running version $ms->{version} with $ms->{current_players} out of $ms->{max_players} players.\n";
      print "Message of the day: $ms->{motd}\n";
      print "Latency: $ms->{latency}ms\n";
    }
    else
    {
      print "Server is offline!\n";
    }

DESCRIPTION

Minecraft::ServerStatus provides an interface to query Minecraft servers. The data returned includes the remote server's message of the day (MotD), current players, maximum players, version, and latency.

INSTALLATION

To install this module:

    perl Makefile.PL
    make
    make install
            

FUNCTIONS

init

    Minecraft::ServerStatus::init("minecraft.frag.land", 25565);

The above function connects to the specified Minecraft server using the address and port. You may also specify the TCP timeout:

    Minecraft::ServerStatus::init("minecraft.frag.land", 25565, 3);

The default TCP timeout value is 5 seconds.

SUPPORT

Source code: https://github.com/FragLand/minestat
Bug reports and feature requests: https://github.com/FragLand/minestat/issues

DEPENDENCIES

IO::Socket::INET
Time::HiRes

AUTHOR

Lloyd Dilley <ldilley@cpan.org>

LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2016-2021 Lloyd Dilley

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.