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This guide will cover how to set up a Validator node on CENNZnet. Specifically how to set up a Validator node in a non-programmatic way which can be done with docker or system admin skills.
There are two ways to set up a validator node on CENNZnet:
- Using the CENNZnet API
- Using the CENNZnet portal (https://cennznet.io/)
The CENNZnet portal method can be done by anyone regardless of coding skill and is quicker to complete.
- Familiar with using the command line
- Docker or system admin experiences
Setting up a validator node using the CENNZnet.io portal
You can follow a visual guide to the below steps here:
Step 1: Start a validator node
There are two ways to start a validator node:
- Start a fresh node: this is a faster process, but you may need to wait a couple of days for it to finish synchronisation, depending on the network conditions.
- Start a node from a snapshot: this requires downloading a snapshot (a complete copy of the state of a node) which is currently around 50G. Once you have downloaded the snapshot, you can start a node that’s already synchronised.
Starting a fresh node
Run the following command in your terminal to start a node as a validator and join the CENNZnet Mainnet (Azalea)....
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