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Using ZetaChain's CLI
Installing the CLI

Installing the CLI

ZetaChain's CLI is a command line tool that allows you to interact with the ZetaChain network.

Option 1: Download the Binary

Binaries are built based on OS version and CPU architecture. You can download the latest binaries from the ZetaChain Node GitHub repo.

Install it in your PATH:


Option 2: Compile from Source

Alternatively, you can compile the binary from the source code.


git clone

cd node

make install

Check the Installation

Try running the zetacored command:


You should see the following output:

Zetacore Daemon (server)

<appd> [command]

Available Commands:
add-genesis-account Add a genesis account to genesis.json
add-observer-list Add a list of observers to the observer mapper ,default path is ~/.zetacored/os_info/observer_info.json
addr-conversion convert a zeta1xxx address to validator operator address zetavaloper1xxx
collect-gentxs Collect genesis txs and output a genesis.json file
collect-observer-info collect observer info from a folder , default path is ~/.zetacored/os_info/

config Create or query an application CLI configuration file
debug Tool for helping with debugging your application
export Export state to JSON
gentx Generate a genesis tx carrying a self delegation
get-pubkey Get you node account
help Help about any command
index-eth-tx Index historical eth txs
init Initialize private validator, p2p, genesis, and application configuration files
keys Manage your application's keys
query Querying subcommands
rollback rollback cosmos-sdk and tendermint state by one height
rosetta spin up a rosetta server
start Run the full node
status Query remote node for status
tendermint Tendermint subcommands
testnet subcommands for starting or configuring local testnets
tx Transactions subcommands
validate-genesis validates the genesis file at the default location or at the location passed as an arg
version Print the application binary version information

-h, --help help for <appd>
--home string directory for config and data (default "/Users/fadeev/.zetacored")
--log_format string The logging format (json|plain) (default "plain")
--log_level string The logging level (trace|debug|info|warn|error|fatal|panic) (default "info")
--trace print out full stack trace on errors

Use "<appd> [command] --help" for more information about a command.