💾Node Installation

BlockX Mainnet guide

  • Minimum hardware requirements:

Node TypeCPURAMStorage

Mainnet

8

16GB

250GB

1) Auto_install script

wget -O blockxm https://raw.githubusercontent.com/111STAVR111/props/main/Blockx/blockxm && chmod +x blockxm && ./blockxm

2) Manual installation

Preparing the server

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y
sudo apt install curl tar wget clang pkg-config libssl-dev jq build-essential bsdmainutils git make ncdu gcc git jq chrony liblz4-tool -y

GO 1.21.6

ver="1.21.6"
wget "https://golang.org/dl/go$ver.linux-amd64.tar.gz"
sudo rm -rf /usr/local/go
sudo tar -C /usr/local -xzf "go$ver.linux-amd64.tar.gz"
rm "go$ver.linux-amd64.tar.gz"
echo "export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/go/bin:$HOME/go/bin" >> $HOME/.bash_profile
source $HOME/.bash_profile
go version

Build 27.06.24

cd $HOME && mkdir -p go/bin/
git clone https://github.com/BlockXLabs/networks
cd $HOME/networks/chains/blockx_100-1/source
make install

blockxd version --long | grep -e version -e commit

  • version: 3.0

  • commit: 389b89698f3c710ffb1414661c9bc2a24b5f90ab

Initiation

blockxd init STAVR_guide --chain-id=blockx_190-1
blockxd config chain-id blockx_190-1

Create/recover wallet

blockxd keys add <walletname>
           OR
blockxd keys add <walletname> --recover

Download Genesis

wget -O $HOME/.blockxd/config/genesis.json "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/111STAVR111/props/main/Blockx/genesis.json"

sha256sum $HOME/.blockxd/config/genesis.json

  • ef850208641a6fd545ba01066d7bdcfa756eb8447b4d481a59fa75f9fe93da5d

Set up the minimum gas price and Peers/Seeds/Filter peers/MaxPeers

sed -i.bak -e "s/^minimum-gas-prices *=.*/minimum-gas-prices = \"0abcx\"/;" ~/.blockxd/config/app.toml
external_address=$(wget -qO- eth0.me)
sed -i.bak -e "s/^external_address *=.*/external_address = \"$external_address:26656\"/" $HOME/.blockxd/config/config.toml
peers=""
sed -i.bak -e "s/^persistent_peers *=.*/persistent_peers = \"$peers\"/" $HOME/.blockxd/config/config.toml
seeds=""
sed -i.bak -e "s/^seeds =.*/seeds = \"$seeds\"/" $HOME/.blockxd/config/config.toml
sed -i 's/max_num_inbound_peers =.*/max_num_inbound_peers = 50/g' $HOME/.blockxd/config/config.toml
sed -i 's/max_num_outbound_peers =.*/max_num_outbound_peers = 50/g' $HOME/.blockxd/config/config.toml

Pruning (optional)

pruning="custom" &&
pruning_keep_recent="1000" &&
pruning_keep_every="0" &&
pruning_interval="10" &&
sed -i -e "s/^pruning *=.*/pruning = \"$pruning\"/" $HOME/.blockxd/config/app.toml &&
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-keep-recent *=.*/pruning-keep-recent = \"$pruning_keep_recent\"/" $HOME/.blockxd/config/app.toml &&
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-keep-every *=.*/pruning-keep-every = \"$pruning_keep_every\"/" $HOME/.blockxd/config/app.toml &&
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-interval *=.*/pruning-interval = \"$pruning_interval\"/" $HOME/.blockxd/config/app.toml

Indexer (optional)

indexer="null" &&
sed -i -e "s/^indexer *=.*/indexer = \"$indexer\"/" $HOME/.blockxd/config/config.toml

Download addrbook

wget -O $HOME/.blockxd/config/addrbook.json "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/111STAVR111/props/main/Blockx/addrbook.json"

Create a service file

tee /etc/systemd/system/blockxd.service > /dev/null <<EOF
[Unit]
Description=blockxd
After=network-online.target

[Service]
User=$USER
ExecStart=$(which blockxd) start
Restart=on-failure
RestartSec=3
LimitNOFILE=65535

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target
EOF

StateSync Blockx Mainnet

SOON

SnapShot Mainnet updated every 5 hours

SOON

Start

sudo systemctl daemon-reload
sudo systemctl enable blockxd
sudo systemctl restart blockxd && sudo journalctl -fu blockxd -o cat

Create validator

blockxd tx staking create-validator \
  --amount=1000000000000000000abcx \
  --pubkey=$(blockxd tendermint show-validator) \
  --moniker="STAVR_guide" \
  --identity="" \
  --details="" \
  --website="" \
  --chain-id="blockx_190-1" \
  --commission-rate="0.05" \
  --commission-max-rate="0.05" \
  --commission-max-change-rate="0.05" \
  --gas 300000 \
  --min-self-delegation="1" \
  --from=WalletName -y

Delete node

systemctl stop blockxd
systemctl disable blockxd
rm /etc/systemd/system/blockxd.service
systemctl daemon-reload
cd $HOME
rm -rf .blockxd networks
rm -rf $(which blockxd)

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