Ubuntu 16.04


To install JetStream, you will need to either be logged in as root or be an administrative user using sudo. The examples below use sudo.

New Installation

To install JetStream on Linux, run the following:

# sudo dpkg -i go-jetstream_<version>.deb

Edit /etc/jetstream-server.rsp and add in your license key (provided by Jet Digital) by appending the --license-password option. For instance:

# sudo vi /etc/jetstream-server.rsp

Enable and start the service:

# sudo systemctl enable jetstream-server
# sudo systemctl start jetstream-server

Your server should now be fully operational.

Update Existing Installation

To update JetStream on Linux, run:

# sudo dpkg -i go-jetstream_<version>.deb
# sudo systemctl daemon-reload
# sudo systemctl restart jetstream-server

Check Service

You can check if the JetStream service is running by running the systemctl status command. Under normal circumstances, the command should report that the process is active(running) under the Active heading. For example:

# systemctl status jetstream-server
● jetstream-server.service - Go:JetStream server service
   Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/jetstream-server.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
   Active: active (running) since Thu 2019-10-03 15:23:37 PDT; 1min 41s ago
 Main PID: 681 (jetstream)
    Tasks: 26 (limit: 2314)
   CGroup: /system.slice/jetstream-server.service
           ├─ 681 /usr/local/bin/jetstream server @/etc/jetstream-server.rsp
           └─1172 /usr/local/bin/jetstream server @/etc/jetstream-server.rsp

Check Server

You can check that the server is active and licensed by making a simple API call on the command-line. If prompted for a password, just hit enter.

# /usr/local/bin/jetstream api --no-auth getServerInfo
 "allowRemoteControl": true,
 "apiControlPort": 8886,
 "license": {
   "expiry": "2020-10-01 (365 days from now including today)",
   "valid": true
 "version": "2.0.0"

Next Steps

Try connecting to the JetStream server and doing some transfers. See Connecting To JetStream for tips on setting up a connection. If you want to further customize your JetStream installation, see Setup.