💾Node Installation

Sao Mainnet guide

  • Minimum hardware requirements:

Node TypeCPURAMStorage

Mainnet

8

16GB

250GB

1) Auto_install script

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

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 27.11.23

cd $HOME && mkdir -p go/bin/
git clone https://github.com/SaoNetwork/sao-consensus.git
cd sao-consensus
git checkout v0.1.9
make install

saod version --long | grep -e commit -e version

  • version: 0.1.9

  • commit: 79aed2f505b80bd37228ec458b97b055dcf37a5d

Initiation

saod init STAVR_guide --chain-id=sao-20230629
saod config chain-id sao-20230629

Create/recover wallet

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

Download Genesis

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

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

  • 6fb4ae6e153970fed712ac3e0d893a8c3fafa0e5d6f5c0ac7bbab0d068dbbf4c

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

sed -i.bak -e "s/^minimum-gas-prices *=.*/minimum-gas-prices = \"0.0usct\"/;" ~/.sao/config/app.toml
external_address=$(wget -qO- eth0.me) 
sed -i.bak -e "s/^external_address *=.*/external_address = \"$external_address:26656\"/" $HOME/.sao/config/config.toml
peers=""
sed -i.bak -e "s/^persistent_peers *=.*/persistent_peers = \"$peers\"/" $HOME/.sao/config/config.toml
seeds=""
sed -i.bak -e "s/^seeds =.*/seeds = \"$seeds\"/" $HOME/.sao/config/config.toml
sed -i 's/max_num_inbound_peers =.*/max_num_inbound_peers = 50/g' $HOME/.sao/config/config.toml
sed -i 's/max_num_outbound_peers =.*/max_num_outbound_peers = 50/g' $HOME/.sao/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\"/" $HOME/.sao/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-keep-recent *=.*/pruning-keep-recent = \"$pruning_keep_recent\"/" $HOME/.sao/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-keep-every *=.*/pruning-keep-every = \"$pruning_keep_every\"/" $HOME/.sao/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-interval *=.*/pruning-interval = \"$pruning_interval\"/" $HOME/.sao/config/app.toml

Indexer (optional)

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

Download addrbook

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

Create a service file

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

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

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target
EOF

StateSync Sao Mainnet

SOOON

SnapShot Mainnet updated every 5 hours

SOOON

Start

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

Create validator

saod tx staking create-validator \
  --amount=1000000usct \
  --pubkey=$(saod tendermint show-validator) \
  --moniker="STAVR_guide" \
  --details="" \
  --identity="" \
  --website="" \
  --chain-id="sao-20230629" \
  --commission-rate="0.10" \
  --commission-max-rate="0.1" \
  --commission-max-change-rate="0.1" \
  --min-self-delegation="1" \
  --from=wallet -y

Delete node

sudo systemctl stop saod
sudo systemctl disable saod
rm /etc/systemd/system/saod.service
sudo systemctl daemon-reload
cd $HOME
rm -rf sao-consensus
rm -rf .sao
rm -rf $(which saod)

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