Running Multiple Bots¶
Multiple bots via binary¶
Users can run multiple bots of Hummingbot installed via binary by simply running a new instance to open a new window.
Multiple bots via Docker¶
Create multiple instances using
./create.sh script. Then, use the following commands to download the create script and make it executable.
wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/CoinAlpha/hummingbot/development/installation/docker-commands/create.sh chmod a+x *.sh
curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/CoinAlpha/hummingbot/development/installation/docker-commands/create.sh -o create.sh chmod a+x *.sh
Windows (Docker Toolbox)
cd ~ curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/CoinAlpha/hummingbot/development/installation/docker-commands/create.sh -o create.sh chmod a+x *.sh
Multiple bots from source¶
We recommend that users download and install Hummingbot separately for each instance they wish to run.
The below command downloads the Hummingbot repository from GitHub, where
$FOLDER_NAME is the name of the separate directory.
cd ~ git clone https://github.com/CoinAlpha/hummingbot.git $FOLDER_NAME
Do another install in the new directory.
cd $FOLDER_NAME ./install conda activate hummingbot ./compile
Keep bots running in the background¶
Ctrl+Q in sequence to detach from Docker, i.e., return to the command line. This exits out of Hummingbot without shutting down the container instance.
Restart or connect to a running instance using the
./start.sh script. Below commands download the start script and make it executable.
screen to run multiple bots installed from source. Check out these external links how to use them.
When using screen to run an instance in the background, run either of the following commands:
screen -S $NAME, where
$NAME is what you wish to call this background instance. Use the latter to be more explicit if you want to run multiple bots.
Navigate to the folder where your separate Hummingbot is installed, then start the bot like normal.
conda activate hummingbot bin/hummingbot.py
To exit the screen (detach), press
Ctrl+D in sequence.
To list all running instances, use
Log back into the screen by using either
screen -r $NAME to open a specific instance.
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