4.1.0 • Public • Published

verdaccio logo

verdaccio gif

Version 4

Verdaccio is a simple, zero-config-required local private npm registry. No need for an entire database just to get started! Verdaccio comes out of the box with its own tiny database, and the ability to proxy other registries (eg. npmjs.org), caching the downloaded modules along the way. For those looking to extend their storage capabilities, Verdaccio supports various community-made plugins to hook into services such as Amazon's s3, Google Cloud Storage or create your own plugin.

verdaccio (latest) verdaccio (downloads) docker pulls backers stackshare

circle ci status codecov discord node MIT Crowdin

Twitter followers Github


Install with npm:

npm install --global verdaccio

What does Verdaccio do for me?

Use private packages

If you want to use all benefits of npm package system in your company without sending all code to the public, and use your private packages just as easy as public ones.

Cache npmjs.org registry

If you have more than one server you want to install packages on, you might want to use this to decrease latency (presumably "slow" npmjs.org will be connected to only once per package/version) and provide limited failover (if npmjs.org is down, we might still find something useful in the cache) or avoid issues like How one developer just broke Node, Babel and thousands of projects in 11 lines of JavaScript, Many packages suddenly disappeared or Registry returns 404 for a package I have installed before.

Link multiple registries

If you use multiples registries in your organization and need to fetch packages from multiple sources in one single project you might take advance of the uplinks feature with Verdaccio, chaining multiple registries and fetching from one single endpoint.

Override public packages

If you want to use a modified version of some 3rd-party package (for example, you found a bug, but maintainer didn't accept pull request yet), you can publish your version locally under the same name. See in detail each of these use cases.

E2E Testing

Verdaccio has proved to be a lightweight registry that can be booted in a couple of seconds, fast enough for any CI. Many open source projects use verdaccio for end to end testing, to mention some examples, create-react-app, mozilla neutrino, pnpm, storybook, alfresco or eclipse theia. You can read more in dedicated article to E2E in our blog.

Get Started

Run in your terminal


You would need set some npm configuration, this is optional.

$ npm set registry http://localhost:4873/

Now you can navigate to http://localhost:4873/ where your local packages will be listed and can be searched.

Warning: Verdaccio does not currently support PM2's cluster mode, running it with cluster mode may cause unknown behavior.


1. create an user and log in

npm adduser --registry http://localhost:4873

if you use HTTPS, add an appropriate CA information ("null" means get CA list from OS)

$ npm set ca null

2. publish your package

npm publish --registry http://localhost:4873

This will prompt you for user credentials which will be saved on the verdaccio server.


Below are the most commonly needed informations, every aspect of Docker and verdaccio is documented separately

docker pull verdaccio/verdaccio

Available as tags.

docker pull verdaccio/verdaccio:4

Running verdaccio using Docker

To run the docker container:

docker run -it --rm --name verdaccio -p 4873:4873 verdaccio/verdaccio

Docker examples are available in this repository.


Verdaccio aims to support all features of a standard npm client that make sense to support in private repository. Unfortunately, it isn't always possible.

Basic features

  • Installing packages (npm install, npm upgrade, etc.) - supported
  • Publishing packages (npm publish) - supported

Advanced package control

  • Unpublishing packages (npm unpublish) - supported
  • Tagging (npm tag) - supported
  • Deprecation (npm deprecate) - not supported - PR-welcome

User management

  • Registering new users (npm adduser {newuser}) - supported
  • Change password (npm profile set password) - supported
  • Transferring ownership (npm owner add {user} {pkg}) - not supported, PR-welcome
  • Token (npm token) - wip #1271


  • Searching (npm search) - supported (cli / browser)
  • Ping (npm ping) - supported
  • Starring (npm star, npm unstar, npm stars) - supported


  • npm/yarn audit - supported

Report a vulnerability

If you want to report a security vulnerability, please follow the steps which we have defined for you in our security policy.

Core Team

The core team is responsible for driving this project ahead, team is ordered by antiquity and areas of responsibility.

Juan Picado Ayush Sharma Sergio Hg Priscila Oliveria
jotadeveloper ayusharma sergiohgz priscilawebdev
@jotadeveloper @ayusharma_ @sergiohgz @priscilawebdev
All areas All areas Docker,Builds,Stack UI, Stack

You can find and chat with then over Discord, click here or follow them at Twitter.

Who is using Verdaccio?

🤓 Don't be shy, you also can be in the list.


If you are a company/project and you 😍 Verdaccio and FOSS, your logo can be here 😉 if you support our activities. Donate.

Open Collective Sponsors

Support this project by becoming a sponsor. Your logo will show up here with a link to your website. [Become a sponsor]

sponsor sponsor sponsor sponsor sponsor sponsor sponsor sponsor sponsor sponsor

Open Collective Backers

Thank you to all our backers! 🙏 [Become a backer]


Special Thanks

Thanks to the following companies to help us to achieve our goals providing free open source licenses.

jetbrain crowdin balsamiq


This project exists thanks to all the people who contribute. [Contribute].


FAQ / Contact / Troubleshoot

If you have any issue you can try the following options, do no desist to ask or check our issues database, perhaps someone has asked already what you are looking for.


Verdaccio is MIT licensed

The Verdaccio documentation and logos (excluding /thanks, e.g., .md, .png, .sketch) files within the /assets folder) is Creative Commons licensed.

Package Sidebar


npm i @rtsao/verdaccio

Weekly Downloads






Unpacked Size

338 kB

Total Files


Last publish


  • rtsao