Resolving Handshake locally

The first step in working with Handshake is setting up your machine to be able to resolve Handshake domains.
If you're just looking to access Handshake names as an end-user, visit our Community documentation here.

Step 1: Set up a Handshake client

Option A: Setting up the light client

Option B: Run the full node

Run the full node - please see section about running the name resolver

Step 2: Update your DNS settings