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macOS Installation

  1. Install Homebrew (unless you already have it)
  2. Add the nais tap
    brew tap nais/tap
  3. Install the nais-cli
    brew install nais

Windows Installation

Install using Scoop

  1. Install Scoop unless you already have it.
  2. Add the nais bucket
    scoop bucket add nais
  3. Install nais-cli
    scoop install nais-cli

Manual installation

Download the archive for windows from nais/cli and unpack the tool to a directory on your $PATH. If you are unable to run nais after installing, check out our troubleshooting guide.

Ubuntu Installation

  1. Add the nais PPA repo:

    curl -sfSL "" | sudo dd of="$NAIS_GPG_KEY"
    echo "deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=$NAIS_GPG_KEY] nais-ppa main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/nav_nais_gar.list
    sudo apt update

  2. Install the nais package:

    sudo apt install nais

Last update: 2023-08-29
Created: 2021-09-24