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CLI Overview

The SuperTokens CLI has the following general syntax:

supertokens [command] [--help] [--version]
  • supertokens --help: The help command
  • supertokens --version: Displays the version of the various installed components.

If you are using Windows, you can only use the supertokens CLI using a terminal with Administrator privilege.



  • supertokens start [options]
  • Start an instance of SuperTokens.

List running instances#

  • supertokens list
  • List information about all currently running SuperTokens instances.


  • supertokens stop [options]
  • Stops all (if no options are provided) or one specific instance of SuperTokens.


  • supertokens uninstall
  • Uninstalls SuperTokens.
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