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VerneMQ can be installed on Debian or Ubuntu-based systems using the binary package we provide.

Installing on Debian and Ubuntu

Install VerneMQ

Once you have downloaded the binary package, execute the following command to install VerneMQ:

sudo dpkg -i vernemq_<%= latest_version() %>-1_amd64.deb

Verify your installation

You can verify that VerneMQ is successfully installed by running:

dpkg -s vernemq | grep Status

If VerneMQ has been installed successfully Status: install ok installed is returned.

Activate VerneMQ node

Once you've installed VerneMQ, start it on your node:

service vernemq start

Default Directories and Paths

The whereis vernemq command will give you a couple of directories:

whereis vernemq
vernemq: /usr/sbin/vernemq /usr/lib/vernemq /etc/vernemq /usr/share/vernemq
Path Description
/usr/sbin/vernemq: the vernemq and vmq-admin commands
/usr/lib/vernemq the vernemq package
/etc/vernemq the vernemq.conf file
/usr/share/vernemq the internal vernemq schema files
/var/lib/vernemq the vernemq data dirs for LevelDB (Metadata Store and Message Store)

Next Steps

Now that you've installed VerneMQ, check out How to configure VerneMQ.