Ocypod uses Redis as a storage backend, and it's recommended to use a dedicated Redis instance (or at least its own DB) to avoid any clashes with other key spaces.
The latest stable release (5.0) is recommended, though there are no known issues using 4.0 or 3.2.
Running from Docker
The simplest way of running Ocypod is using Docker. Images can be found at:
Building from source
$ git clone https://github.com/davechallis/ocypod.git $ cd ocypod $ cargo build --release
Check built executable:
$ ./target/release/ocypod-server --version