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In this section we cover everything a node operator needs to know about working with Bee:


Learn how to configure your node, and the details behind all the configuration options Bee provides.


Access the HTTP API directly for detailed information about your Bee.

Logs and Files

Find out where Bee stores your logs and files.

Bee Dashboard and Swarm CLI

Try out the Bee Dashboard app which offers an easy to use graphical interface for your Bee node.

You can use the swarm-clicommand line tool to monitor your Bee's status, cash out your cheques, upload data to the swarm and more!

Cashing Out

Get your cheques cashed and bank your xBZZ. See this guide to receiving payments from your peers.

Monitoring and Metrics

There is a lot going on inside Bee, we provide tools and metrics to help you find out what's going on.


Keep your important data safe, Bee stores important state and key information on your hardrive, make sure you keep a secure copy in case of disaster.


Find out how to keep your Bee up to date with the latest and greatest releases, and make sure you're tuned into our release announcements.

Uninstalling Bee

We hope you won't need to remove Bee. If you do, please let us know if you had issues so we can help resolve them for our beloved network. Here's the guide to removing Bee from your system.