Install Akamas dependencies

This page will guide you through the installation of software components that are required to get the Akamas Server installed on a machine. Please read the Akamas dependencies for a detailed list of these software components for each specific OS.

While some links to official documentation and installation resources are provided here, please make sure to refer to your internal system engineering department to ensure that your company deployment processes and best practices are correctly matched.

Dependencies Setup

As a preliminary step before installing any dependency, it is strongly suggested to create a user named akamas on your machine hosting Akamas Server.


Follow the reference documentation to install docker on your system.

Docker installation guide:

Docker compose is already installed since Docker 23+. To install it on previous versions of Docker follow this installation guide:


To run docker with a non-root user, such as the akamas user, you should add it to the docker group. You can follow the guide at:

Verify dependencies

As a quick check to verify that all dependencies have been correctly installed, you can run the following commands

  • Docker:

    docker run hello-world

For offline installations, you can check docker with docker ps command

  • Docker compose :

    docker compose --version

Docker versions older than 23 must usedocker-compose command instead of docker compose

  • AWS CLI:

    aws --version

Last updated