Installing The Things Enterprise Stack

This is a guide for setting up a Self Hosted LoRaWAN network server using The Things Enterprise Stack for LoRaWAN.


  1. A server with a recommended 4 virtual CPUs and 16GB RAM running Docker and Docker Compose*
  2. DNS records pointing to your server’s IP address
  3. A license for The Things Enterprise Stack

In this guide we will get everything up and running on a server using Docker and Docker Compose. If you are comfortable with configuring servers and working with command line, this is the perfect place to start.

Since we’re going to install The Things Enterprise Stack using Docker and Docker Compose, follow the guides to install Docker and to install Docker Compose.

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