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Version: v0.6


Installing Ory Keto on any system is straightforward. We provide pre-built binaries, Docker images, and support a number of package managers.


We recommend using Docker to run Ory Keto:

$ docker pull oryd/keto:v0.6.0-alpha.3
$ docker run --rm -it oryd/keto:v0.6.0-alpha.3 help


You can install Ory Keto using homebrew on macOS:

$ brew tap ory/keto
$ brew install ory/keto/keto
$ keto help


On linux, you can use bash <(curl ...) to fetch the latest stable binary using:

$ bash <(curl -b . v0.6.0-alpha.3
$ ./keto help

You may want to move Ory Keto into your $PATH:

$ sudo mv ./keto /usr/local/bin/
$ keto help


You can install Ory Keto using scoop on Windows:

> scoop bucket add ory-keto
> scoop install keto
> keto help

Download Binaries

The client and server binaries are downloadable via GitHub releases. There is currently no installer available. You have to add the Keto binary to the PATH environment variable yourself or put the binary in a location that is already in your $PATH, for example /usr/local/bin.

Once installed, you should be able to run:

$ keto help

Building from Source

If you wish to compile Ory Keto yourself, you need to install and set up Go 1.16+ and add $GOPATH/bin to your $PATH.

The following commands check out the latest release tag of Ory Keto, compile it, and set up flags so that keto version works as expected. Please note that this will only work with a Linux shell like bash or sh.

$ git clone
$ cd keto
$ git checkout v0.6.0-alpha.3
$ make install
$ keto help