Quick Start

In this part, we will introduce how to run a node.
You need to install docker and golang first.
For smooth explanation, Mitum Currency is used as an example in this chapter.

About Mitum Currency Node

Mitum Blockchain network uses PBFT-based ISAAC+ consensus protocol.
In the ISAAC+ consensus protocol, all nodes play the same role and participate in block generation.
Nodes participating in the network perform the following tasks.
  • Making Proposal

  • Block Verification

  • Voting

  • Storing Block

  • Providing Digest API Service

  • Transaction Requesting Collection

For more information on the Mitum Blockchain network, refer to Mitum Doc.



Mitum uses MongoDB as its main storage engine.
To run the node, you need to prepare mongodb first.

Installation and Setup

$ docker run --name <db name> -it -p <host port>:<container port> -d mongo


Mitum and Mitum Models are developed using the programming language Go.
To create an executable binary, you need the source code to be built from.
We do not provide detailed instructions for installing the Go language here.
You must have the Golang installed with at least version 1.17 to build Mitum.
For more information, refer to How to Install Go.


$ git clone https://github.com/spikeekips/mitum-currency.git
  • Build exe file.

$ cd mitum-currency

$ go build -ldflags="-X 'main.Version=v0.0.1-tutorial'" -o mitum ./main.go

$ ./mitum version
  • The installation method is the same for other models.

To see all instructions of Mitum and its models, refer to Command Line Interface.