1. Download and run HiveMQ
Running the HiveMQ trial with Docker is the simplest way to experiment with HiveMQ and MQTT. The following command downloads and starts a single HiveMQ trial node:
Make sure Docker is installed before running this command.
2. Try out
Navigate with your browser to http://localhost:8080 and open the HiveMQ Control Center. If the HiveMQ Control Center is available, HiveMQ is up and running.
You can login with the default credentials (user:
Any MQTT client can be connected to HiveMQ on port
3. (optional) Build a MQTT cluster
For production use cases, we recommend to use a cluster of HiveMQ nodes.
You can learn more about using Docker together in HiveMQ in production on Dockerhub.
Kubernetes and Openshift are supported as well.
4. Your next step
Ready for the next step? Get your evaluation license which allows you to try out HiveMQ without limitations on Docker. Contact a HiveMQ expert today and get the best out of your HiveMQ trial.