While it is not necessary to run your own instance of Meshblu to take advantage of our publicly hosted instance, you may choose to do so for your own security reasons.
This quick start is meant to simply give you a very light introduction to Meshblu.
For a more detailed guide on running your own Meshblu, navigate to the github repository.
To begin, you will need to open a terminal, clone Meshblu and install dependencies:
git clone https://github.com/octoblu/meshblu.git cd meshblu npm install
To see all available options when running your Meshblu instance:
node command.js --help
Now you can run your instance of Meshblu:
node command.js \ --private-key-base64 '...' \ --public-key-base64 '...' \ --pepper 'some-other-random-string' \ --meshblu-http-port 3000
You can use the
test-start.sh script as an example of how to start an instance.
Now, once you have your Meshblu running, check to make sure: