Command-line Guide

In this section, we will describe how to use the Solana command-line tools to create a wallet, to send and receive SOL tokens, and to participate in the cluster by delegating stake.

To interact with a Solana cluster, we will use its command-line interface, also known as the CLI. We use the command-line because it is the first place the Solana core team deploys new functionality. The command-line interface is not necessarily the easiest to use, but it provides the most direct, flexible, and secure access to your Solana accounts.

Getting Started

To get started using the Solana Command Line (CLI) tools: