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Version: 3.0.0

Inquirer CLI


The Mocks Server main distribution includes the inquirerCli plugin preinstalled. It provides an interactive CLI that allows to change the server settings while it is running, displays server logs, etc.


If you are using this plugin (enabled by default), you don't need to provide all your desired options using the configuration when starting the server. The CLI allows to change settings while the server is running.

npm run mocks

Interactive CLI


  • plugins.inquirerCli.enabled (Boolean): Start the interactive CLI or not. Default is true.
  • plugins.inquirerCli.emojis (Boolean): Defines whether the inquirer CLI uses emojis or not. Default is true.


The plugin will display mocks-server alerts on the top of the screen. This is very useful when you are changing routes or mocks files and any file contains an error.

Alerts are displayed as:

Interactive CLI alerts


As Mocks Server includes hot reloading, the alert will automatically disappear when the error is fixed.


The Inquirer library is used for displaying the interactive CLI. You can consult its OS Terminals support here.