Developer Setup: Single Instance

Developer Setup: Single Instance

This document shows you how to set up a single instance of the WhatsApp Business API client on a developer machine for testing purposes. For a production setup, follow the relevant instructions listed in Production Setups.

To initially set up a single instance, check our list of requirements, and follow these steps:

  1. Create a biz directory for the setup scripts
  2. Get the WhatsApp Business API Client configuration files
  3. Set the WA_API_VERSION environment variable
  4. Start the WhatsApp Business API Client
  5. Verify containers are running
  6. Perform a health check
  7. Register the WhatsApp Business API Client
  8. Perform a second health check

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