How to set up a node?

There are four available distributions of Lisk Core which are described below. Simply follow the instructions in this setup guide for your desired distribution.


The binary installation offers an easy and automated approach to set up Lisk Core. This includes almost completely automated update scripts, together with a selection of tools to assist with seamlessly maintaining a Lisk Core node.


Source code

The installation from source code is designed for anyone wishing to develop on the Lisk Core codebase. It also comes with an extensive test-suite which is described in the An installation performed from the source code enables a developer to work on the latest codebase of Lisk Core, which may not have been tagged for a release yet.