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Last Updated: Feb 23, 2021

Serverless Devs Tool is a tool that makes the development and operations and maintenance (O&M) of serverless applications more efficient. This tool allows you to develop, create, test, and deploy an application with ease and efficiency, to manage the full lifecycle of the application. This topic describes how to install Serverless Devs Tool.

Quick installation in macOS or Linux

If you are using the macOS or Linux operating system, you can run the following command to install Serverless Devs Tool:

curl -o- -L | bash

Installation by using npm

This method is applicable to the Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems where Node Package Manager (npm) is installed.


You must download and install Node.js 10 or later. For more information, visit the Downloads page.

  1. To install Serverless Devs Tool in Windows, macOS, or Linux by using npm, run the following command:

    npm install @serverless-devs/s -g
    • If the Error: EACCES: permission denied error message appears after the preceding command is run in Linux or macOS, you can run the following command to resolve the issue: sudo npm install @serverless-devs/s -g.

    • If the installation takes a long period of time, you can run the following command to use the Taobao npm repository: npm --registry= install @serverless-devs/s -g.

  2. After the installation is complete, run the following command to view the version information:

    s -v

    Expected output:

    Serverless Tool Version:
        Release: 1.1.2
        Local  : 1.1.0
        You can upgrade through : npm install @serverless-devs/s -g
        Update information:
            1. Add the .signore file of platform publish
            2. Fix the component template problem in platform init.
            3. Fix exit code problem during execution (normal exit 0, abnormal exit 1)