Artifacts for installing and using Hono


Eclipse Hono’s service components are provided by means of pre-built Docker images available from Docker Hub. These container images can be deployed to popular container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes and OpenShift.

The Eclipse IoT Packages project hosts the Hono Helm chart which can be used to install the most recent release of Hono to a Kubernetes cluster using the Helm package manager. Please refer to the deployment guide for installation instructions.

A Java based command line client for consuming telemetry data and events from Hono is available for download from

The client requires a Java 17 runtime environment to run.

Please refer to the Admin Guide for details regarding the command line options that the client supports.

Source Code

The source code can be cloned or downloaded from Hono’s GitHub repository. The Building from Source guide provides instructions on how to build Hono locally.

Release Notes

For a list of the changes in this release, take a look at the release notes.

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