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Running KrakenD server. The krakend run command

To start KrakenD, you need to invoke the run command with the path to the configuration file. You can also specify the port (defaults to 8080)

krakend run -c krakend.json
# or
krakend run --config /path/to/krakend.json
# or
krakend run --config /path/to/krakend.json -p 8080

The krakend run command with no flags will remind you that you need the path to the configuration file:

$ krakend run
Please, provide the path to your config file

Show the help:

$ krakend run -h

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Version: 0.9.0

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  krakend [command]

Available Commands:
  check       Validates that the configuration file is valid.
  help        Help about any command
  run         Run the KrakenD server.

  -c, --config string   Path to the configuration filename
  -d, --debug           Enable the debug
  -h, --help            help for krakend

Use "krakend [command] --help" for more information about a command.


The most common way of starting the service is:

krakend run --config krakend.json

To start the KrakenD service in a different port:

krakend run --config path/to/krakend.json --port 8888

In development and testing phase increase the verbosity to see what is going on with:

krakend run --log INFO
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