Starling is a decentralized storage application designed for use in archival settings, where the ability to demonstrate the authenticity of a file over the course of time is of paramount importance. This guide will quickly set up Starling on your computer.
You need to have a couple of things installed before you can interact with Starling:
Ensure that the Lotus daemon is running, and has fully synced.
In a new terminal window, get your Lotus API token and endpoint with:
lotus auth api-info --perm admin
This will output something like:
Clone the Starling repository:
git clone https://github.com/filecoin-project/starling
Move into the
starlingdirectory and install the dependencies:
cd starling npm install sudo npm link
Configure Starling settings:
Store a single file run:
starling store full/path/to/file
Store a folder run:
starling store full/path/to/folder
Launch the interactive monitoring interface:
Check the official documentation for a more in-depth look into what Starling can do.