MuWire Seedbox Daemon (ALPHA)

If you have a lot of files that you just want to share and are not interested in any of the search, download or communication functionality MuWire offers, a “SeedBox” solution may be right for you,

MuWire Seedbox Daemon 0.1.0

You need to have a Linux system with Java 11 or newer.
(Download size 37 MB)
Executable Jar
[ Source Code ]


Create a file called following configuration options should be included in that file:

Required settings:

Name Description Host where the I2P or I2Pd router is running
i2p.port Port on which the I2CP interface is listening
muwire.nickname NIckname to use on the MuWire network
muwire.workDir Directory to use for storing file indices and others
rpc.iface Interface on which to bind the JSON-RPC endpoint
rpc.port Port on which to bind the JSON RPC endpoint

Optional settings:

Name Description Default value
i2p.tunnelLength How long should the tunnels be 3
i2p.tunnelQuantity How many tunnels to build 4
i2p.tunnelName Name of the tunnel to report to the I2P router “MuWire Seedbox”
muwire.allowBrowsing Whether to allow browsing of shared files true
muwire.allowRegexQueries Whether to allow regular expression queries true
muwire.totalUploadSlots How many uploads to allow simultaneously -1(unlimited)
muwire.uploadSlotsPerUser How many simultaneous uploads to allow per user -1(unlimited)
muwire.hashingCores How many CPU cores to use for hashing files Available cores / 4
muwire.throttleLoadingFiles Whether to throttle loading of library on startup false
muwire.enableFeed Whether to enable and auto-publish files to the feed false

Actuator Endpoints

Optionally, you can enable various Actuator endpoints for all kinds of metrics. Add the following line to


You can see which metrics are available at /actuator. MuWire-specific metrics are available at /actuator/muwire


  1. Download the jar file from the link above and mark it executable.
  2. Place it in the same directory where the file is from the previous step.
  3. Now you can launch the .jar file. It will print out the Spring banner on stdout.

Try some commands

Full List of support RPC functions is available here.

Assuming that you bound the rpc interface to localhost:12345

To check the current status of the seedbox daemon:

curl  -d '{"id":0,"method":"status"}' http://localhost:12345/seedbox

To share a file or directory on the local filesystem:

curl  -d '{"id":0,"method":"share", "params":["/absolute/path"]}' http://localhost:12345/seedbox

To un-share a file or directory that is currently shared:

curl  -d '{"id":0,"method":"unsharePath", "params":["/absolute/path"]}' http://localhost:12345/seedbox

To shut down the daemon gracefully:

curl  -d '{"id":0,"method":"shutdown"}' http://localhost:12345/seedbox

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