💾Node Installation

Sifchain Mainnet guide

  • Minimum hardware requirements:

Node TypeCPURAMStorage

Mainnet

8

16GB

250GB

1) Auto_install script

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

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 23.05.24

cd $HOME && mkdir -p go/bin/
git clone https://github.com/Sifchain/sifnode
cd $HOME/sifnode
git checkout v1.4.1
make install

sifnoded version --long | grep -e commit -e version

  • version: v1.4.1

  • commit: 1f07f1be4fbaa4cc4a12bf32cdce760a1584cabf

Initiation

sifnoded init STAVR_guide --chain-id=sifchain-1
sifnoded config chain-id sifchain-1

Create/recover wallet

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

Download Genesis

cd "${HOME}"/.sifnoded/config
wget -O genesis.json.gz https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Sifchain/networks/master/betanet/sifchain-1/genesis.json.gz
gunzip genesis.json.gz

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

  • b534aac6334611c2209f12f60a22dd86ec38151704d00063dc2243184fa53887

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

sed -i "s/persistent_peers =.*/persistent_peers = \"0d4981bdaf4d5d73bad00af3b1fa9d699e4d3bc0@44.235.108.41:26656,bcc2d07a14a8a0b3aa202e9ac106dec0bef91fda@13.55.247.60:26656,663dec65b754aceef5fcccb864048305208e7eb2@34.248.110.88:26656,0120f0a48e7e81cc98829ef4f5b39480f11ecd5a@52.76.185.17:26656,6535497f0152293d773108774a705b86c2249a9c@44.238.121.65:26656,fdf5cffc2b20a20fab954d3b6785e9c382762d14@34.255.133.248:26656,8c240f71f9e060277ce18dc09d82d3bbb05d1972@13.211.43.177:26656,9fbcb6bd5a7f20a716564157c4f6296d2faf5f64@18.138.208.95:26656\"/g" "${HOME}"/.sifnoded/config/config.toml
sed -i.bak -e "s/^minimum-gas-prices *=.*/minimum-gas-prices = \"0rowan\"/;" ~/.sifnoded/config/app.toml
external_address=$(wget -qO- eth0.me) 
sed -i.bak -e "s/^external_address *=.*/external_address = \"$external_address:26656\"/" $HOME/.sifnoded/config/config.toml
seeds=""
sed -i.bak -e "s/^seeds =.*/seeds = \"$seeds\"/" $HOME/.sifnoded/config/config.toml
sed -i 's/max_num_inbound_peers =.*/max_num_inbound_peers = 50/g' $HOME/.sifnoded/config/config.toml
sed -i 's/max_num_outbound_peers =.*/max_num_outbound_peers = 10/g' $HOME/.sifnoded/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\"/" $HOME/.sifnoded/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-keep-recent *=.*/pruning-keep-recent = \"$pruning_keep_recent\"/" $HOME/.sifnoded/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-keep-every *=.*/pruning-keep-every = \"$pruning_keep_every\"/" $HOME/.sifnoded/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-interval *=.*/pruning-interval = \"$pruning_interval\"/" $HOME/.sifnoded/config/app.toml

Indexer (optional)

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

Download addrbook

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

Create a service file

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

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

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target
EOF

StateSync Sifchain Mainnet

SNAP_RPC=https://sifchain.rpc.m.stavr.tech:443
LATEST_HEIGHT=$(curl -s $SNAP_RPC/block | jq -r .result.block.header.height); \
BLOCK_HEIGHT=$((LATEST_HEIGHT - 1000)); \
TRUST_HASH=$(curl -s "$SNAP_RPC/block?height=$BLOCK_HEIGHT" | jq -r .result.block_id.hash)

echo $LATEST_HEIGHT $BLOCK_HEIGHT $TRUST_HASH

sed -i.bak -E "s|^(enable[[:space:]]+=[[:space:]]+).*$|\1true| ; \
s|^(rpc_servers[[:space:]]+=[[:space:]]+).*$|\1\"$SNAP_RPC,$SNAP_RPC\"| ; \
s|^(trust_height[[:space:]]+=[[:space:]]+).*$|\1$BLOCK_HEIGHT| ; \
s|^(trust_hash[[:space:]]+=[[:space:]]+).*$|\1\"$TRUST_HASH\"| ; \
s|^(seeds[[:space:]]+=[[:space:]]+).*$|\1\"\"|" $HOME/.sifnoded/config/config.toml
sifnoded tendermint unsafe-reset-all --home $HOME/.sifnoded
wget -O $HOME/.sifnoded/config/addrbook.json "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/111STAVR111/props/main/Sifchain/addrbook.json"
sudo systemctl restart sifnoded && sudo journalctl -fu sifnoded -o cat

SnapShot Mainnet updated every 5 hours

SOOON

Start

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

Create validator

sifnoded tx staking create-validator \
--amount=1000000rowan \
--broadcast-mode=block \
--pubkey=`sifnoded tendermint show-validator` \
--moniker=STAVR_guide \
--commission-rate="0.1" \
--commission-max-rate="0.20" \
--commission-max-change-rate="0.1" \
--min-self-delegation="1" \
--from=<walletName> \
--chain-id=sifchain-1 \
--gas=auto -y

Delete node

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

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