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Currently, installation using CLI is intended for development purposes. For production setups please use the other installation options explained later in this chapter.

To install Hazelcast via command line interface, run the following commands:

  • Homebrew

  • Debian

  • RPM

brew tap hazelcast/hz
brew install hazelcast
wget -qO - | sudo apt-key add -
echo "deb stable main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
sudo apt update && sudo apt install hazelcast
wget -O hazelcast-rpm.repo
sudo mv hazelcast-rpm.repo /etc/yum.repos.d/
sudo yum install hazelcast

Then, you can use the following command on your terminal/command line to start a standalone Hazelcast member:

hz start

For more information visit the GitHub repository of the Command Line Interface (CLI).