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Lisk Core Docker Pre-install

This document will detail how to prepare a system to run Lisk Core as a Docker based container. In order to run Lisk in Docker a user must first install the Docker Engine. Additionally it is recommended to install Docker Compose for convenience.

Determine if your platform can run Docker.

Supported Platforms

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Mac OS X

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Please note that Docker for Mac already includes Docker Compose.
Install make using XCode


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Please note that Docker for Windows includes Docker Compose.


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To install Docker Compose, please refer to:

Important: Configure Docker, so it can be run without sudo rights:

Install make using your package manager. For example, use apt-get if running Ubuntu:

sudo apt-get install make

Open necessary ports

In order to connect to the desired network with Lisk Core , please ensure that the corresponding ports are open:

Network httpPort(HTTP) wsPort(TCP)
Mainnet 8000 8001
Testnet 7000 7001
Betanet 5000 5001
Devnet 4000 5000

These are the default ports for connecting with the network, these can be altered later in .env.

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