Use the Windows installer to download the CLI and add Coder to PATH. Alternatively, you can install Coder on Windows via a standalone binary.

  1. Download the Windows installer from GitHub releases or from winget

     winget install Coder.Coder
  2. Run the application

    Windows installer

  3. Start a Coder server

    # Automatically sets up an external access URL on *
    coder server
    # Requires a PostgreSQL instance (version 13 or higher) and external access URL
    coder server --postgres-url <url> --access-url <url>

    Set CODER_ACCESS_URL to the external URL that users and workspaces will use to connect to Coder. This is not required if you are using the tunnel. Learn more about Coder's configuration options.

  4. Visit the Coder URL in the logs to set up your first account, or use the CLI.

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