This section describes the types of relaying that hermes can perform.

Hermes can send transactions triggered by IBC events. It currently handles channel handshake and packet events:

The start Command

The start command can be used to start Hermes in IBC event listen mode.

Start the relayer in multi-chain mode.

Relays packets and open handshake messages between all chains in the config.

    hermes start [OPTIONS]

            Force a full scan of the chains for clients, connections and channels

    -h, --help
            Print help information

As described in next subsections, the type of relaying can be configured in the global section of the configuration file, by specifying different values in strategy field.