💾Node Installation

Kichain Mainnet guide

  • Minimum hardware requirements:

Node TypeCPURAMStorage

Mainnet

8

16GB

250GB

1) Auto_install script

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

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 26.05.23

cd $HOME && mkdir -p go/bin/
git clone https://github.com/KiFoundation/ki-tools.git
cd ki-tools
git checkout 5.0.2
make install

kid version --long | grep -e commit -e version

  • version: Mainnet-5.0.2

  • commit: 17b36b312b2866831b1a9edff15745fe16e8d4cd

Initiation

kid init STAVR_guide --chain-id=kichain-2
kid  config chain-id kichain-2

Create/recover wallet

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

Download Genesis

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

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

  • 42bc6a9b54254d862f954c30d874960f46653c07472bc9d7fe103fef7f84b371

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

sed -i.bak -e "s/^minimum-gas-prices *=.*/minimum-gas-prices = \"0.025uxki\"/;" ~/.kid/config/app.toml
external_address=$(wget -qO- eth0.me) 
sed -i.bak -e "s/^external_address *=.*/external_address = \"$external_address:26656\"/" $HOME/.kid/config/config.toml
peers="6ebceb16da1c15c48086eaed1be807939f3e50f0@65.108.199.222:21636"
sed -i.bak -e "s/^persistent_peers *=.*/persistent_peers = \"$peers\"/" $HOME/.kid/config/config.toml
seeds=""
sed -i.bak -e "s/^seeds =.*/seeds = \"$seeds\"/" $HOME/.kid/config/config.toml
sed -i 's/max_num_inbound_peers =.*/max_num_inbound_peers = 50/g' $HOME/.kid/config/config.toml
sed -i 's/max_num_outbound_peers =.*/max_num_outbound_peers = 50/g' $HOME/.kid/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\"/" $HOME/.kid/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-keep-recent *=.*/pruning-keep-recent = \"$pruning_keep_recent\"/" $HOME/.kid/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-keep-every *=.*/pruning-keep-every = \"$pruning_keep_every\"/" $HOME/.kid/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-interval *=.*/pruning-interval = \"$pruning_interval\"/" $HOME/.kid/config/app.toml

Indexer (optional)

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

Download addrbook

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

Create a service file

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

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

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target
EOF

StateSync Kichain Mainnet

SOOON

SnapShot Mainnet updated every 5 hours

SOOON

Start

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

Create validator

kid tx staking create-validator \
--commission-rate 0.1 \
--commission-max-rate 0.2 \
--commission-max-change-rate 0.1 \
--min-self-delegation "1" \
--amount=1000000uxki \
--pubkey $(kid tendermint show-validator) \
--from <wallet> \
--moniker="STAVR_guide" \
--chain-id kichain-2 \
--fees="5000uxki" \
--identity="" \
--website="" \
--details="" -y

Delete node

sudo systemctl stop kid
sudo systemctl disable kid
rm /etc/systemd/system/kid.service
sudo systemctl daemon-reload
cd $HOME
rm -rf ki-tools
rm -rf .kid
rm -rf $(which kid)

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