Installation Guide

The following steps will help you to setup SunbirdRC components for a local/development environment.


This guide assumes a some familiarity with basic linux commands. If not, here is a great place to start.
Don't copy-paste the $ signs, they indicate that what follows is a terminal command

Terminal emulator

Linux and MacOS will have a terminal installed already. For Windows, it is recommended that you use git-bash, which you can install from here.
Type echo Hi in the terminal once it is installed. If installed correctly, you should see Hi appear when you hit enter.


Installation instructions for NodeJS can be found here.
Run node -v in the terminal if node has been installed correctly:
$ node -v


Installation instructions for Docker can be found here.
Run docker -v in terminal to check if docker has been installed correctly:
$ docker -v
Docker version 20.10.9, build c2ea9bc90b

Docker Compose

Installation instructions can be found here.
Run docker-compose -v in terminal to check if docker-compose has been installed correctly:
$ docker-compose -v
Docker Compose version 2.0.1

Installing the Registry CLI

To install the official Registry CLI, run:
$ npm install --global registry-cli
In case you encounter a permission denied/access denied error here, prefix the command with sudo: sudo npm install --global registry-cli.
To check if the Registry CLI has been installed correctly, run:
$ registry help
This should show you all the commands you can execute using the CLI.