What is PlugMan?

PlugMan is a simple, easy to use plugin that lets server admins manage plugins from either in-game or console without the need to restart the server.


  • Enable, disable, restart, load, reload, and unload plugins from in-game or console.
  • List plugins alphabetically, with version if specified.
  • Get useful information on plugins such as commands, version, author(s), etc.
  • Easily manage plugins without having to constantly restart your server.
  • List commands a plugin has registered.
  • Find which plugin a command is registered to.
  • Tab completion for command names and plugin names.
  • Dump plugin list with versions to a file.
  • Check if a plugin is up-to-date with
  • Permissions Support - All commands default to OP.


Command Description
/plugman help Show help information.
/plugman list [-v] List plugins in alphabetical order. Use "-v" to include versions.
/plugman info [plugin] Displays information about a plugin.
/plugman dump Dumps plugin list and versions to a file.
/plugman usage [plugin] List commands that a plugin has registered.
/plugman lookup [command] Find which plugin a command is registered to.
/plugman enable [plugin|all] Enable a plugin.
/plugman disable [plugin|all] Disable a plugin.
/plugman restart [plugin|all] Restart (disable/enable) a plugin.
/plugman load [plugin] Load a plugin.
/plugman reload [plugin|all] Reload (unload/load) a plugin.
/plugman unload [plugin] Unload a plugin.
/plugman check [plugin|all] [-f] Check if a plugin is up-to-date.


Permission Node Default Description
plugman.admin OP Allow use of all PlugMan commands.
plugman.update OP Allow user to see update messages. OP Allow use of the help command.
plugman.list OP Allow use of the list command. OP Allow use of the info command.
plugman.dump OP Allow use of the dump command.
plugman.usage OP Allow use of the usage command.
plugman.lookup OP Allow use of the lookup command.
plugman.enable OP Allow use of the enable command.
plugman.enable.all OP Allow use of the enable all command.
plugman.disable OP Allow use of the disable command.
plugman.disable.all OP Allow use of the disable all command.
plugman.restart OP Allow use of the restart command.
plugman.restart.all OP Allow use of the restart all command.
plugman.load OP Allow use of the load command.
plugman.reload OP Allow use of the reload command.
plugman.reload.all OP Allow use of the reload all command.
plugman.unload OP Allow use of the unload command.
plugman.check OP Allow use of the check command.
plugman.check.all OP Allow use of the check all comamnd.


File URL


This plugin uses Gravity's Updater which allows PlugMan to automatically download updates to new versions. If you wish to disable this or change how PlugMan handles the updating, you are free to do so by editing the plugin's configuration.


PlugMan is open source and hosted on GitHub; feel free to fork, star, or contribute to PlugMan by making pull requests and opening issues.

Development Builds


Development builds of this project can be acquired at the provided continuous integration server. These builds have not been approved by the BukkitDev staff. Use them at your own risk.


To view those who enable this project to be developed, please refer to the GitHub page.


Samkio has made a tutorial showing the basic usage of the plugin.

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  • PlugMan requires (at least) Java 7 to run.
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About This Project

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    Jan 25, 2012
  • Last Released File
    Aug 19, 2017
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