Run the Provide stack from the command line

Welcome to the Provide CLI quickstart!

The Provide CLI is used to run a local instance of the Provide stack and exposes functions of the stack via the command line. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the process of building, testing, and authenticating within an ephemeral development instance of the Provide Stack using the Provide CLI. Once you've completed the CLI tutorial and Authenticated a user, you can use the CLI to Baseline a message with a counterparty.

These instructions have been tested on Windows, MacOS and Ubuntu. If you experience any issues with the setup, please contact us via Discord.

Follow the instructions below to get started with Provide:

After completing the above steps, check out one of our quickstart guides.

Once you're comfortable with the CLI, continue to the Baseline Protocol guide.

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