Run an Electrum server with one command
An easily configurable Docker image for running an Electrum server.
docker run \ -v /home/username/electrumx:/data \ -e DAEMON_URL=http://user:pass@host:port \ -e COIN=BitcoinSegwit \ -p 50002:50002 \ lukechilds/electrumx
If there's an SSL certificate/key (
electrumx.key) in the
/data volume it'll be used. If not, one will be generated for you.
You can view all ElectrumX environment variables here: https://github.com/spesmilo/electrumx/blob/master/docs/environment.rst
By default only the SSL port is exposed. You can expose the unencrypted TCP port with
-p 50001:50001, although this is strongly discouraged.
You can expose the WebSocket port with
To access RPC from your host machine, you'll also need to expose port 8000. You probably only want this available to localhost:
If you're only accessing RPC from within the container, there's no need to expose the RPC port.
You can also run a specific version of ElectrumX if you want.
docker run \ -v /home/username/electrumx:/data \ -e DAEMON_URL=http://user:pass@host:port \ -e COIN=BitcoinSegwit \ -p 50002:50002 \ lukechilds/electrumx:v1.8.7
MIT © Luke Childs