Quick Start
A guide to start REI Network Node

Install

Install from npm:
npm install @rei-network/cli --global
Install from source code:
git clone https://github.com/rei-network/rei.git
cd rei
npm install
npm link -w @rei-network/cli

Usage

Usage: rei [options] [command]
Options:
-V, --version output the version number
--rpc open rpc server
--rpc-port <port> rpc server port
--rpc-host <port> rpc server host
--rpc-api <apis> rpc server apis: debug, eth, net, txpool, web3
--disable-p2p disable p2p server
--p2p-tcp-port <port> p2p server tcp port
--p2p-udp-port <port> p2p server udp port
--p2p-nat <ip> p2p server nat ip
--max-peers <peers> max p2p peers count
--max-dials <dials> max p2p dials count
--bootnodes <bootnodes...> comma separated list of bootnodes
--datadir <path> chain data dir path (default: "~/.rei")
--keystore <keystore> the datadir for keystore (default: "keystore")
--unlock <unlock> comma separated list of accounts to unlock
--password <password> password file to use for non-interactive password input
--chain <chain> chain name: rei-mainnet, rei-testnet, rei-devnet
--mine mine block
--coinbase <address> miner address
--verbosity <verbosity> logging verbosity: silent, error, warn, info, debug, detail (default: "info")
--receipts-cache-size <receiptsCacheSize> receipts cache size
-h, --help display help for command
Commands:
account Manage accounts
Default settings:
Params
Default Value
Description
P2P TCP Port
4191
P2P Network TCP Port
P2P UDP Port
9810
P2P Network UDP Port
P2P NAT
127.0.0.1
The public IP of this node, used for node discovery
RPC Port
11451
RPC host
127.0.0.1
RPC API
eth,net,web3

Example

Proposer node startup
rei --mine --coinbase 0x...abc --unlock 0x...abc --password ./password
RPC node startup
rei --rpc --rpc-host 0.0.0.0
Bootnode startup
rei --p2p-nat 1.2.3.4
Testnet or devnet node startup
rei --chain rei-testnet
rei --chain rei-devnet
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