In this section we will learn how to set up and interact with
lnd using a
web client built by Francois
Mably. Setup instructions are courtesy of the
creator himself. Before beginning this step make sure you have
Setting up the LND web client
# Clone the repo and move into it: git clone https://github.com/mably/lncli-web cd lncli-web # Install dependencies npm install # Setup default configuration files "./node_modules/.bin/gulp" bundle # Start the server to point to our Alice node: node server --lndhost=localhost:10001 # Check out the available command line arguments node server --help
http://localhost:8280/ in your browser to see the web dashboard.
Now would be a good time to reopen that channel we had between Alice and Bob. Except this time, we’re going to do it through the web dashboard. Feel free to try this on your own - the web dashboard is intuitive enough that we don’t need step by step instructions for it.
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Moving on to Step 3
By now, you should have gained familiarity with the web client.
In Stage 3, we will learn how to set up a gRPC
client for programmatic access to our
- Proceed to Stage 3 - RPC Client
- Return to Stage 1 - Setting up a local cluster
- Return to main tutorial page
- Join the #dev-help channel on our Community Slack
- Join IRC: