Here is a guide on how to install dncli command line interface and connect to dfinance testnet.
First of all download the latest version of dncli for your system from release pages.
Install downloaded dncli binary.
For Mac OS/Linux:
mv <downloaded binary path> ./dnclichmod +x ./dnclimv ./dncli /usr/local/bin/dncli
Go to "Program Files" directory.
Create there "dn" directory.
Rename the downloaded file to "dncli" and put it into "dn" directory.
Now "cmd" and execute:
setx path "%path%;%ProgramFiles%\dn"
Now restart "cmd".
Check that installation successful done by running the command:
Your should see your current version of dncli in output.
Let's configure dncli and after go to the next step:
dncli config chain-id dn-testnetdncli config output jsondncli config indent truedncli config trust-node truedncli config compiler tcp://pub.testnet.dfinance.co:50051dncli config node https://rpc.testnet.dfinance.co:443dncli config keyring-backend file
These configurations will connect your local dncli with remote testnet nodes.
Check that dncli configurated correctly:
Before we start you should have a correct 'GOPATH', 'GOROOT' environment variables, also installed Golang.
golang 1.13.8 or later.
protoc - here is installation instruction.
Clone dfinance node repository to suitable place
git clone https://github.com/dfinance/dnode.git
Build and install dncli as binary using Makefile
So after this command dncli will be available from console
dncli version --long
And let's build dncli:
GO111MODULE=on go build -o dncli cmd/dncli/main.go
Command must execute fine, after it you can run dncli:
./dncli version --long