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whitelist
Permission level
required

3‌[JE only]
4‌[BE only]

Restrictions

Dedicated server only
Cheat only‌[BE only]

Whitelist is used to manage server whitelists.

In Java Edition, server operators can always connect when the whitelist is active, even if their profiles do not appear in the whitelist. In Bedrock Edition, players must be whitelisted regardless of operator status. The profiles of the whitelisted players are stored in the whitelist.json or allowlist.json‌[Bedrock Edition only] configuration file. In Minecraft Bedrock version 1.18.10 the whitelist was renamed to allowlist. The old file and command still exist, but have been deprecated.

Syntax[]

whitelist add <targets> (Java Edition)
allowlist add <name: string> (Bedrock Edition)
Adds the player profile(s) to the whitelist. The player does not need to be online.
whitelist list (Java Edition)
allowlist list (Bedrock Edition)
Displays all player profiles in the whitelist.
whitelist off(Java Edition)
allowlist off (Bedrock Edition)
Disables the server's use of a whitelist.
whitelist on(Java Edition)
allowlist on (Bedrock Edition)
Enables the server's use of a whitelist.
whitelist reload(Java Edition)
allowlist reload (Bedrock Edition)
Reloads the list of player profiles in whitelist.json from disk (used when whitelist.json has been modified outside of Minecraft).
whitelist remove <targets> (Java Edition)
allowlist remove <name: string> (Bedrock Edition)
Removes the player profile(s) from the whitelist. The player does not need to be online.

Arguments[]

JE: <targets>: game_profile

Specifies the player profile(s) to be added to or removed from the whitelist.
Must be a collection of game profiles (player profiles), which can be a player name (must be a real one if the server is in online mode), or a player-type target selector.

BE: <name: string>: basic_string

Specifies the player name(s) to be added to or removed from the whitelist.
Must be either a single word (no spaces) or a quoted string.

Result[]

CommandTriggerJava Edition
anythe arguments are not specified correctly Unparseable
/whitelist onthe whitelist is already enabled Failed
/whitelist offthe whitelist is already disabled
the target selector fails to resolve to one or more online players
/whitelist add <targets>there's no new new player profile added to the whitelist
/whitelist remove <targets>all specified profiles is not in the whitelist
anyOn successManages the whitelist.

Output[]

CommandEditionSituationSuccess Count/execute store success .../execute store result ...
anyJava EditionOn failN/A00
/whitelist on
/whitelist off
/whitelist reload
On successN/A11
/whitelist listOn successN/A1the number of players in the list.
/whitelist add <targets>On successN/A1the number of new player profiles added to the whitelist.
/whitelist remove <targets>On successN/A1the number of player profiles removed from the whitelist.

History[]

Java Edition Beta
1.3Added /whitelist.
Bedrock Edition
1.16.0releaseAdded /whitelist.
1.17.0beta 1.16.230.50Renamed to /allowlist.
releaseReverted back to /whitelist
1.18.10releaseRenamed to /allowlist.
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