Initialize a new EdgeDB instance.
edgedb instance create [options] name
edgedb instance create is a terminal command for making a new EdgeDB
instance and creating a corresponding credentials file in
edgedb info to see the path to
<edgedb_config_dir> on your machine.
The new EdgeDB instance name.
Performs the installation in interactive mode, similar to how downloading and installing works.
Use the nightly server for this instance.
Overwrite data directory and credential file if any of these exist. This is mainly useful for recovering from interrupted initializations.
Specifies the default database name (created during
initialization, and saved in credentials file). Defaults to
Specifies the default user name (created during initialization,
and saved in credentials file). Defaults to:
Specifies which EdgeDB server should be used to run the new
docker. To list the currently
available options use edgedb server list-versions.
Specifies which port should the instance be configured on. By default a random port will be used and recorded in the credentials file.
Configures how the new instance should start:
automatic start with the system or user session,
turn that off so that the instance can be manually started with
edgedb instance start on demand. Defaults to:
Specifies the version of the EdgeDB server to be used to run the new instance. To list the currently available options use edgedb server list-versions.