At least Java 8 is required to run MQTT CLI.
The CLI is implemented with Java 11 which is the preferred version to run this project.
You can run MQTT-CLI on every OS which supports Docker. To execute a simple command use the following syntax:
docker run hivemq/mqtt-cli <your-command>
To start the Shell-Mode of the CLI you need to add the
-it flags to the docker-command:
docker run -it hivemq/mqtt-cli shell
$ brew install hivemq/mqtt-cli/mqtt-cli
NOTE: If you encounter an error like
Java 1.8+ is required to install this formulaplease install a java version higher than 1.8. You can use
brew cask install adoptopenjdkto install the latest release of adoptopenjdk.
NOTE: As latency-issues may slow down the CLI under Mac OS X please verify that you have the entry
127.0.0.1 localhost your-pc-namespecified under
/etc/hosts. You can use
sudo sh -c "echo 127.0.0.1 localhost $(hostname) >> /etc/hosts"to append this configuration to your hosts file.
Download the Windows Zipfile and extract it in your preferred location. To execute MQTT CLI simply open the Windows Command Prompt with
⊞ Win +
R and execute
cmd. Navigate into the extracted MQTT CLI folder and execute
To quick start the shell simply double-click the
If you are using a *nix operating system which operates with debian packages you can download the MQTT CLI debian package from the releases page via
curl and install the package with
sudo dpkg -i or
sudo apt install:
wget https://github.com/hivemq/mqtt-cli/releases/download/v4.8.2/mqtt-cli-4.8.2.deb sudo apt install ./mqtt-cli-4.8.2.deb
For Red Hat, Fedora, Mandriva, OpenSuse, CentOS distributions you can use the rpm package provided at releases page. The preferred way is to install the package via the
yum package manager. To install the package simply execute:
sudo yum install -y https://github.com/hivemq/mqtt-cli/releases/download/v4.8.2/mqtt-cli-4.8.2.rpm
The MQTT CLI project uses Gradle to build. A gradle wrapper configuration is included, so that after cloning the repository from GitHub, you can simply change into the directory containing the project and execute