Installing concordium-client

This section will guide you through the step-by-step installation process of concordium-client.

To interact with the Concordium blockchain network, including deploying smart contracts, minting tokens, and transferring assets, you'll need to use a command-line tool called concordium-client.

This tool facilitates communication with your testnet node, enabling you to perform various actions on the blockchain.

Follow the steps below to install concordium-client.

Step 1: Download and Rename Package

  1. Download the concordium-client package from the official documentation by selecting your Operating system.

  2. Open the package and follow the on-screen prompts when you click the download link. Click "Continue":

Next, select the location you want the tool installed and click "Install":

Afterward, your installation will begin. You will see the following message saying your "installation was successful". Click "Close":

  1. If the package has a version annotation, rename it to concordium-client.

If you are not using macOS as your operating system, remember to adjust the commands based on your operating system.

Step 2: Navigate to Downloaded Folder

  1. Open your terminal.

  2. Navigate to the folder where you downloaded concordium-client

    • Use the command:

    ls | grep 'concordium-client'
    • Verify you are in the correct folder when you see the following output:

Step 3: Test Execution

Check if concordium-client is executable with this command:

concordium-client --help

You should see the following output that helps you familiarize yourself with the tool:

Refer to the documentation for important commands and tool functionality that the concordium-client tool provides.

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