Bindles can be used with both
wash and the wasmCloud
Dashboard. To use a bindle instead of an OCI image, simply preface the bindle ID with
and the host will attempt to download the provider or actor using Bindle.
$ wash ctl start provider bindle://wasmcloud.dev/httpserver/0.14.7
Unlike OCI images, Bindle IDs do not contain their hosting server (i.e.
Currently you can only configure 1 bindle server for a host. To configure the host to use a specific
bindle server, the following environment variables are available when starting a wasmCloud host:
|The base URL of the Bindle server to connect to. Please note that this must be a full URL with the base path (e.g. |
|A static token (generally for a service account) to use for authentication. If this is set it will take precedence over HTTP basic auth|
|The username to use for HTTP basic auth. If this is set, then |
|The password to use for HTTP basic auth. This will be ignored if |