Local Sei Node

In this guide, we'll walk you through how to set up the Sei blockchain locally on your machine.

Running a Local Single-node Testnet

To run Sei locally, run the following command
Once you run the initialization script, the seid process will be running 1 node locally. It will also seed 50 accounts.
To verify the status of the local blockchain, open a new tab and run
seid status | jq
If the chain is running properly, you will see an output similar to the following
"NodeInfo": {
"protocol_version": {
"p2p": "8",
"block": "11",
"app": "0"
"id": "36126cf4875862c3388f04dcc636fc1557791dd7",
"listen_addr": "tcp://",
"network": "sei-chain",
"version": "0.34.19",
"channels": "40202122233038606100",
"moniker": "demo",
"other": {
"tx_index": "on",
"rpc_address": "tcp://"
"SyncInfo": {
"latest_block_hash": "0A708E540CC04445B3C5585ED2757FADCAD18FB8E2A403655B3DC90D0F588D49",
"latest_app_hash": "E3B0C44298FC1C149AFBF4C8996FB92427AE41E4649B934CA495991B7852B855",
"latest_block_height": "1",
"latest_block_time": "2022-09-04T17:59:07.314228Z",
"earliest_block_hash": "0A708E540CC04445B3C5585ED2757FADCAD18FB8E2A403655B3DC90D0F588D49",
"earliest_app_hash": "E3B0C44298FC1C149AFBF4C8996FB92427AE41E4649B934CA495991B7852B855",
"earliest_block_height": "1",
"earliest_block_time": "2022-09-04T17:59:07.314228Z",
"catching_up": false
"ValidatorInfo": {
"Address": "13A8F763B396AF5B835A10748C4EFEDB0F99AC28",
"PubKey": {
"type": "tendermint/PubKeyEd25519",
"value": "7ztvoNO/8wxIkqTcsDQ3CLgCyF5yOz6WBqf0yGrmeuE="
"VotingPower": "70000000000000"
If you want to run more than one nodes, please check the docker based approach in the next page.