Bloq Account Setup
This tutorial will guide you through all the required steps to set up a Bloq account and start using our services.
Users require a Bloq Account in order to acccess Bloq services. A Bloq account is associated with an individual user. Organizational support will be provided in a future release.
npm i -g @bloq/cloud-cli
Once you install the CLI, you will have access to the global command
bcl. You can run CLI with
--versionflag to check that everything is working.
If the above code segment returns
zsh: command not found: bclyou may attempt to run the following code segment:
// Sample response
@bloq/cloud-cli/2.3.2 darwin-x64 node-v8.12.0
Through the Bloq Console website, users can perform a variety Bloq Accounts operations, such as:
- Access and update account information and preferences.
- Manage payments and billing information.
- Manage BloqConnect plan.
- Manage BloqNodes and node clusters.
In order to verfy your account, check your email and have the confirmation email at hand. Run the CLI
verifycommand, which will prompt you for your Email Address and Verfication Token contained in the email.
When your account is succesfully created, you can start using Bloq services, manage your user information and generate client keys using the CLI. To start using Bloq services, start a new session using the
When you choose your password, keep in mind that there are some special characters that are handled as command line modifiers, depending on your operating system. For example, if your password includes hyphens (-) or exclamation marks (!) and you are under a Linux-ish environment, the
--passwordvalue must be surrounded by quotation marks (') in order to avoid the default shell behavior for these symbols. On Windows environments, such behavior could be present on other symbols, or not be present at all. Please refer to your operating system documentation to check which characters are used as command line modifiers, and how to escape them correctly if you want to use them on your password at the command line.