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Hi everyone, last week we were excited to announce our Alpha II which included a number of features and additions since the first Alpha Reveal. We also mentioned at the end of the announcement that we would be having a Provider release soon and that soon is today! This Alpha Provider Release allows you to try out providing computation on the New Golem network.
One of the features we’re excited to share about New Golem, in comparison to Clay (Legacy) Golem is…
NO MORE PORT FORWARDING!!!!!!!! (standing ovation)
To get set up as a provider on the community subnet follow our Provider tutorial and installation instructions. Since it’s super quick and easy to get started with our 1-line installer we can also include the setup in this blog:
curl -sSf https://join.golem.network/as-provider | bash -
note: if you have previously used Golem Alpha one on your machine then run the purge commands included in the guide to purge old working directories.
rm -rf $HOME/.local/share/yagna
rm -rf $HOME/.local/share/ya-provider
The 1-line installer will install and guide you to setup your provider. Make sure that you connect to the community subnet, and following that all you need to do is run the line below to start your node and you’re provider node is running!
You can find more information about the Provider Command-line Interface (CLI) here.
You can quickly check it’s status by opening a new terminal and running
This will give you a list of information such as your address and testnet wallet tokens (NGNT). Since this is testnet and you won’t be able to earn real tokens, we will reward the first five helpful providers with 200 GNT each filling out this survey https://forms.gle/Yd5RiJutfP6fCpb59. Bare in mind that you will need to provide ...
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