Install and quick start¶
In this chapter we will look at how you can get Centrifugo.
Go language gives developers an opportunity to build single binary executable file with application and cross-compile application for all common operating systems. This means that all you need to get Centrifugo – download latest release for you operating system, unpack it and you are done!
Now you can see help information for Centrifugo:
Centrifugo server node requires configuration file with secret key. If you are new to Centrifugo then there is
genconfig command which generates minimal required configuration file:
It generates secret key automatically and creates configuration file
config.json in current directory (by default) so you can finally run Centrifugo instance:
We will talk about configuration in detail in next sections.
You can also put or symlink
centrifugo into your
bin OS directory and run it from anywhere:
We have prebuilt
deb packages for most popular Linux distributions and Docker image. See this chapter for more information.
And of course we have official Docker image – see this chapter for more information.