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A foreword on security

These instructions are for a development environment. If you plan to expose OpenFaaS on the public Internet you need to enable basic authentication with a proxy such as Kong or Traefik at a minimum. TLS is also highly recomended and freely available with

Kong guide

Traefik guide


OpenFaaS is Kubernetes native and you can follow the deployment guide here.

Docker Swarm

You can follow the deployment guide for Docker Swarm or use the Docker Playground below if you don't have direct access to Docker.

Docker Playground

You can quickly start OpenFaaS on Docker Swarm online using the community-run Docker playground: (PWD) by following the Play with Docker guide