We keep a Docker image with recent snapshot builds from the develop branch on DockerHub. In addition to the container based on Ubuntu (158 MB).

To pull the image, run this command:

docker pull abeychain/gabey

Start a node with:

docker run -it -p 30313:30313 abeychain/gabey

To start a node that runs the JSON-RPC interface on port 8545, run:

docker run -it -p 8545:8545 -p 30313:30313 abeychain/gabey --rpc --rpcaddr ""

WARNING: This opens your container to external calls. "" should not be used when exposed to public networks

To use the interactive JavaScript console, run:

docker run -it -p 30313:30313 abeychain/gabey console

Using Data Volumes

To persist downloaded blockchain data between container starts, use Docker data volumes. Replace /path/on/host with the location you want to store the data in.

docker run -it -p 30313:30313 -v /path/on/host:/root/.abeychain abeychain/gabey

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