While it would be possible to set up our network manually, it will be cleaner to do so in a separate environment that we can bring up and take down easily.
As a first step we'll need to install the following applications:
VirtualBox is a virtualization application that will let us run our network inside a virtual machine, while Vagrant is a tool that will allow us to configure the environment easily so that our network can be initialized and run on command. Once the two applications are installed, we can move onto installing our Quorum-related code.
We first want to download the appropriate code from Quorum's GitHub repository. ...