Installing Hyperledger Composer


To run Hyperledger Composer and Hyperledger Fabric, 4 GB of memory required. If you are running Ubuntu system on virtual-box then system need at least 12–16GB RAM.

Installing Hyperledger Composer on Ubuntu-14.04/Ubuntu-16.04:

Download the prerequisites using the following commands:

ls -la
chmod u+x

Installing the development environment:

Before you begin

docker kill $(docker ps -q)docker rm $(docker ps -aq)docker rmi $(docker images dev-* -q)
npm install -g composer-cli
npm install -g composer-rest-server
npm install -g generator-hyperledger-composer
npm install -g yo
npm install -g composer-playground
mkdir ~/fabric-tools && cd ~/fabric-toolscurl -O
cd ~/fabric-tools./

Controlling your development environment:

Starting and Stopping Hyperledger Fabric:

You control your runtime using a set of scripts which you’ll find in ~/fabric-tools if you followed the suggested defaults.

The first time you start up a new runtime, you’ll need to run the start script, then generate a PeerAdmin card:

cd ~/fabric-tools./



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