I have a minecraft server running as a daemon. When you run it normally (not as a daemon), you can type commands into the console. How can you get to the console so I can send it commands while it's running as a daemon?
I would recommend running something like this in a screen session instead. The benefit of screen is that you can reattach to the console whenever you like to run a command, then send it to the background again as needed.
You can now close your terminal session and minecraft or whatever software you use will continue to run in the background. Running