Commit b93fb81c authored by Jonathan Levi (HACERA)'s avatar Jonathan Levi (HACERA) Committed by Gerrit Code Review
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Merge "FAB-5034 provide clearer directions"

parents 294b374f 3c3cd036
......@@ -9,6 +9,12 @@ you have all the :doc:`prereqs` installed on the platform(s)
on which you'll be developing blockchain applications and/or operating
Hyperledger Fabric.
Install Binaries and Docker Images
While we work on developing real installers for the Hyperledger Fabric
binaries, we provide a script that will :ref:`binaries` to your system.
The script also will download the Docker images to your local registry.
Hyperledger Fabric Samples
......@@ -28,11 +28,19 @@ execute the following commands:
git clone
cd fabric-samples
.. _binaries:
Download Platform-specific Binaries
Next, we will install the Hyperledger Fabric platform-specific binaries.
To do this, execute the following command:
This process was designed to complement the Hyperledger Fabric Samples
above, but can be used independently. If you are not installing the
samples above, then simply create and enter a directory into which to
extract the contents of the platform-specific binaries.
Please execute the following command from within the directory into which
you will extract the platform-specific binaries:
.. code:: bash
......@@ -47,14 +55,15 @@ created above. It retrieves four platform-specific binaries:
* ``configtxlator``, and
* ``peer``
and places them in the ``fabric-samples/bin`` directory.
and places them in the ``bin`` sub-directory of the current working
You may want to add that to your PATH environment variable so that these
can be picked up without fully qualifying the path to each binary. e.g.:
.. code:: bash
export PATH=<path to fabric-samples>/bin:$PATH
export PATH=<path to download location>/bin:$PATH
Finally, the script will download the Hyperledger Fabric docker images from
`DockerHub <>`__ into
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