Automatic installation

Run the following command in a console:

bash <(curl -fsSL

Manual installation


  • Download and install Docker CE
  • Initialize Docker Swarm by running
docker swarm init
  • If the error Could not choose an IP address to advertise since this system has multiple addresses on interface eth0 ( and yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy) is returned, run:
docker swarm init --advertise-addr


# Give it the execution permission
chmod +x mesg-core
# Move it to your local bin folder
mv ./mesg-core /usr/local/bin/mesg-core
# Create system services folder under your mesg path
mkdir -p ~/.mesg/systemservices
# Start the MESG Engine with the command
mesg-core start

Docker only

If you don't want to use the CLI, you can start the Engine by executing the following commands.

# Download latest version
docker pull mesg/core:latest
# Create the MESG network
docker network create core -d overlay --label com.docker.stack.namespace=core
# Start the MESG Engine
docker service create --network core --env MESG_CORE_PATH=/mesg --mount source=/var/run/docker.sock,destination=/var/run/docker.sock,type=bind --mount source=$HOME/.mesg,destination=/mesg,type=bind --publish 50052:50052 --label com.docker.stack.namespace=core --name core mesg/core:latest

Get Help

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Last Updated: 5/2/2019, 3:59:58 AM