PermissionsEx Plugin 1.7.10/1.7.4/1.7.2

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PermissionsEx Plugin 1.7.10

PermissionsEx (PEX) is a new permissions plugin, based on Permissions ideas and supports all of its features. But PEX is more! It offers different backends, powerful ingame management, fine grained restrictions for world modification.

Current features

  • Support for UUIDs as of version 1.21
  • Several backend support. Currently bundled backends is File (YAML) and SQL (MySQL, SQLite). Also it’s possible to add your own.
  • YAML backend, with new, fully rethinked, config schema. Now all user, groups and their permissions are stored in one file – permission.yml. File name can also be adjusted.
  • SQL backend, most delicious. Currently MySQL and SQLite supported, but other DB (like Postgre) are possible too. PEX deploys the DB scheme (tables and initial data) automatically. This means, that you only need to provide data on how to connect to the db, everything else PEX will handle by itself.
  • Flexible architecture and API – you can change a lot programmatically.
  • Rich chat/console command interface. You can do almost everything ingame. Command list below.
  • Modifyworld – Permission-based restrictions mechanism (we call it “modifyworld”), which provides the possibility to control players abilities, such as destroying/placing blocks, riding carts/boats or even getting spotted by mobs and much more. Available from its project page
  • Multigroup inheritance. User, as well as Group, can be member of several groups. And inherit their permissions, options and prefix/suffix.
  • Permissions based upon Regular Expressions. This mean you can use regular expressions. Example: modifyworld.blocks.(destroy|place).(3|12) – this permission allow place or destroy only sand (12) or dirt (3) blocks. There is still limitation on dot usage in your regexps – dots are escaped by default. Raw regex flag is also available and explained on the wiki.
  • Multiworld permissions. Just don’t specify world and permission would work in any world.
  • Multiworld inheritance. You can inherit different groups in different worlds.
  • Perfomance friendly. Low-level caching helps a lot when you have 100+ online users
  • Promotional/Demotional system. You can assign ranks to groups and promote/demote users to higher/lower ranked group. NEW: new you can make serveral ranking ladders.
  • World-inheritance – permissions/option of one world can be inherited by another world.
  • Timed Permissions – you can give user permission only for some amount of time.
  • As of version 1.21.1, PermissionsEx automatically updates to keep you up to date with the latest bugfixes and new features. The automatic update functionality will only perform updates between minor releases (for example only 1.21.1->1.21.2, not 1.21.3->1.22). To disable it, set the updater option to false in plugins/PermissionsEx/config.yml.
  • Bukkit Permissions (SuperPerms) compatible.

To disable error reporting, create a file called `report-disable` in the plugins/PermissionsEx folder. Note that enabling this option means you WILL NOT get any support for errors because the information published (permissions file, configuration, and versions) is essential to resolving issues.



  • Initialize users asynchronously. Can improve performance on login.
  • Fix issues with portions of permissions files being deleted.
  • Performance tweaks
  • Fix commands showing UUIDs instead of UUID/name format
  • Another thing that should take care of users logging in and not having permissions injected
  • Forbid using PEX on UUID-incompatible versions of Bukkit and revert any UUID conversions that may have taken place to allow downgrading to pre-1.21 versions of PEX.
  • Actually fix SQL connection problems?


  • Fix issues causing ConcurrentModificationExceptions
  • Fix connection timeouts when using MySQL
  • Improve performance for commands that get all users
  • Make file configuration saving more robust in cases where server crashes while save is in progress
  • Improve some messages

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