(Note: This is still a work in progress. This project is not associated with the Bitwarden project nor 8bit Solutions LLC. Please use gitter or the issue tracker for this repo if you need support. If you need to use the official Bitwarden channels make it clear that you are using a 3rd party backend server)
A server compatible with the Bitwarden apps and plugins. The server has a small footprint and could be run locally on your computer, a Raspberry Pi or a small VPS. The data is stored in a local SQLite database.
** If you're using an old database you need to add kdf and kdfIterations to your accounts table **
Fetching the code
Make sure you have the
go package installed.
Note: package name may vary based on distribution
You can then run
go get github.com/VictorNine/bitwarden-go/cmd/bitwarden-go to fetch the latest code.
Run in your favorite terminal:
The former will create a executable named
bitwarden-go in the current directory, and
go install will build and install the executable
bitwarden-go as a system-wide application (located in
Note: From here on, this guide assumes you ran
Initalizing the Database
Note: This step only has to be performed once
Run the following to initalize the database:
This will create a database called
db in the directory of the application. Use
-location to set a different directory for the database.
To run bitwarden-go, run the following in the terminal:
Usage with Flags
To see all current flags and options with the application, run