Gaiad manager (
gm) is a command-line tool (CLI) that helps manage local
Follow the instructions below to install and configure
- Bourne shell (
stomlinstalled in your PATH (put them in
- For shell-completion Bourne Again Shell (
bash) for the local user
Install the dependencies.
# You might need sudo permissions and create the `usr/local/bin` directory curl -Lo /usr/local/bin/sconfig https://github.com/freshautomations/sconfig/releases/download/v0.1.0/sconfig_darwin_amd64 curl -Lo /usr/local/bin/stoml https://github.com/freshautomations/stoml/releases/download/v0.7.0/stoml_darwin_amd64 chmod 755 /usr/local/bin/sconfig chmod 755 /usr/local/bin/stoml
curl -Lo /usr/local/bin/sconfig https://github.com/freshautomations/sconfig/releases/download/v0.1.0/sconfig_linux_amd64 curl -Lo /usr/local/bin/stoml https://github.com/freshautomations/stoml/releases/download/v0.7.0/stoml_linux_amd64 chmod 755 /usr/local/bin/sconfig chmod 755 /usr/local/bin/stoml
git clone https://github.com/informalsystems/gm gm/bin/gm install
Alternatively, you can create the folder
$HOME/.gm/binand copy the files from
source $HOME/.gm/bin/shell-supportto a file that executes when a new terminal window comes up (
(Optional) Enable auto-completion
# Note: zsh is the default shell on MacOS, so no need to run this unless you explicitly use bash brew install bash-completion
apt install bash-completion || yum install bash-completion
Restart your terminal
shell-support script allows bash-completion as well as creating a
gm alias, so you don't need to add more
entries to your PATH environment variable. If you don't want to use this, you can always just add
Description: This file contains all the high-level node configuration that
gm is aware of. Note that all entries under
[global] are also valid entries under any
[node] header, and can be used to override the global entries for specific nodes/validators.
Entries: All entries are defined and documented in the
gm.toml example configuration file.
Copy and paste below to
$HOME/.gm/gm.toml and set Hermes' binary path according to your setup.
The following configuration you need to specify 2
hermes will know about these chains.
[global] add_to_hermes = false auto_maintain_config = true extra_wallets = 2 gaiad_binary = "~/go/bin/gaiad" hdpath = "" home_dir = "$HOME/.gm" ports_start_at = 27000 validator_mnemonic = "" wallet_mnemonic = "" [global.hermes] binary = "PATH-TO-HERMES-BINARY" #change this path according to your setup config = "$HOME/.hermes/config.toml" log_level = "info" telemetry_enabled = true telemetry_host = "127.0.0.1" telemetry_port = 3001 [ibc-0] ports_start_at = 27010 [ibc-1] ports_start_at = 27020 [node-0] add_to_hermes = true network = "ibc-0" ports_start_at = 27030 [node-1] add_to_hermes = true network = "ibc-1" ports_start_at = 27040
NOTE: Go to this page for more details about Gaiad Manager
Gaiad Manager is installed on your machine, visit the first tutorial to learn the basics of Hermes. You will start two local chains and exchange tokens over IBC transfers.