The Boot-Up CLI is part of the Raindrops protocol. Install the Raindrops CLI using the instructions found here, the Boot-Up CLI is included in the raindrops-cli. Once installed, you will have access to a sample configuration file which works with the Degenerate Trash Panda collection.

To find this, use the following commands:

npm list -g

To find the location of the raindrops CLI on your machine. You will get something similar to the following:

/Users/<your user name>/.nvm/versions/node/v18.8.0/lib

Once you are in the directory specified, make your way to the boot-up example-configs directory, located at


Rename the pandaExample.json file to reflect your project name and move it to the desired working directory

mkdir ~/boot-up

cp ./pandaExample.json ~/boot-up/myProject.json

This file establishes the definition of the boots-enabled configuration of the collection. You will want to keep this file safe, saving often as you go through this process because as you boot-up your collection the configuration is updated with on-chain ids and other configuration items that will be important to complete the process.

Let's have a look at the keys in the configuration file and what they mean

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