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#OpenWhisk - Install

Installs a service from a GitHub URL in the current working directory.

serverless install --url https://github.com/some/service

#Options

  • --url or -u The services GitHub URL. Required.
  • --name or -n Name for the service.

#Provided lifecycle events

  • install:install

#Examples

#Installing a service from a GitHub URL

serverless install --url https://github.com/jthomas/serverless-openwhisk-boilerplate

This example will download the .zip file of the serverless-openwhisk-boilerplate service from GitHub, create a new directory with the name serverless-openwhisk-boilerplate in the current working directory and unzips the files in this directory.

#Installing a service from a GitHub URL with a new service name

serverless install --url https://github.com/jthomas/serverless-openwhisk-boilerplate --name my-app

This example will download the .zip file of the serverless-openwhisk-boilerplate service from GitHub, create a new directory with the name my-app in the current working directory and unzips the files in this directory and renames the service to my-app if serverless.yml exists in the service root.

#Installing a service from a directory in a GitHub URL

serverless install --url
https://github.com/serverless/examples/tree/master/openwhisk-node-simple

This example will download the openwhisk-node-simple service from GitHub.