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About this Project

The Gateway is a network gateway created to provide a single access point for real-time web based protocol elevation that supports load balancing, clustering, and security management. It is designed to provide scalable and secure bidirectional event-based communication over the web; on every platform, browser, and device.

A set of client APIs are provided in the following repos.

Running via public Docker Image

  1. Edit

    file (or equivalent) to set
    as the Docker host. Example from
    : gateway

    where the IP address is that of your Docker host.

  2. Download and run the Gateway image:

    docker run --rm -p 8000:8000 -h gateway kaazing/gateway:latest
  3. Point your browser at

    to see the welcome page.

See Kaazing Gateway on Docker Hub for more information, or see below to build your own Docker container locally.

Building this Project

Requirements for building the project

  • Java 8 JDK or higher
  • Apache Maven 3.2.3 or higher, with the recommended settings:

MAVEN_OPTS="-Xms1024m -Xmx1024m -XX:MaxPermSize=1024m"

Steps for building this project

Before building the project please import the certificate form

to the Java keystore.

To do this you can use the provided scripts:

  • certificates\add-to-cacerts.bat
    for Windows
  • certificates/
    for Mac/Linux

Please note that the scripts assume you have specified a JDK in your JAVA_HOME environment variable.

To build the Gateway locally, use:

mvn clean install

Building the Docker container locally

The Docker container is not built as part of the default build of this project. To build a Docker container locally, specify the


mvn clean install -Pdocker

For more information, and to run the Docker container this builds, see the instructions in docker directory.

Running this Project

  1. cd distribution/target
  2. Unpack the appropriate distribution


tar -xvf kaazing-gateway-community-develop-SNAPSHOT.tar.gz


2. Start the Gateway





Running a Prebuilt Project

You can also download and run this project from

Developing Client Applications

To learn how to develop client applications using the Gateway, see the documentation on

See a Live Demo

To view demo client applications running against the Gateway, visit


The Gateway Gitter room is the easiest way to contact the developers who maintain the project.

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