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In this article, we will see how to bring up an orderer by configuring the orderer.yaml file and docker yaml files using fabric-samples 1.4.x.

There are few ways to stand up/bring up an orderer(ordering service) out of which using orderer.yaml file is one of them.

If you already have fabric setup done, go ahead and jump to Step 2.

Step 1: Fabric setup

If not done so, run the below command to pull fabric-samples code, binaries, config files and images for the specified version. In this case we have specified Fabric v1.4.8.

curl -sSL | bash -s -- 1.4.8 1.4.8 0.4.21

Once complete, the fabric-samples will be present in the directory from which the above command is executed. config folder within fabric-samples contains 3 yaml files namely configtx.yaml, core.yaml and orderer.yaml. …


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