💾Node Installation

Elys Testnet guide

  • Minimum hardware requirements:

Node TypeCPURAMStorage

Testnet

4

8GB

150GB

1) Auto_install script

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

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 17.07.24

cd $HOME && mkdir -p go/bin/
git clone https://github.com/elys-network/elys elys
cd elys
git checkout v0.39.0
make install

elysd version --long | grep -e version -e commit

  • version: v0.39.0

  • commit: 07597e3b1386fcc5f89f788713c0e7045f7873a2

Initiation

elysd init STAVR_guide

Create/recover wallet

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

Download Genesis

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

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

  • 4f0ee139d9ce25ead4195bf7afa4e08422d3a409e0e1d3e271e7d8b512bff0a9

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

sed -i -e "s|^minimum-gas-prices *=.*|minimum-gas-prices = \"0.00025uelys,0.0018ibc/2180E84E20F5679FCC760D8C165B60F42065DEF7F46A72B447CFF1B7DC6C0A65,0.00025ibc/E2D2F6ADCC68AA3384B2F5DFACCA437923D137C14E86FB8A10207CF3BED0C8D4\"|" $HOME/.elys/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^filter_peers *=.*/filter_peers = \"true\"/" $HOME/.elys/config/config.toml
external_address=$(wget -qO- eth0.me) 
sed -i.bak -e "s/^external_address *=.*/external_address = \"$external_address:26656\"/" $HOME/.elys/config/config.toml
peers=""
sed -i.bak -e "s/^persistent_peers *=.*/persistent_peers = \"$peers\"/" $HOME/.elys/config/config.toml
seeds=""
CONFIG_TOML="$HOME/.elys/config/config.toml"
sed -i 's/timeout_propose =.*/timeout_propose = "3s"/g' $CONFIG_TOML
sed -i 's/timeout_propose_delta =.*/timeout_propose_delta = "500ms"/g' $CONFIG_TOML
sed -i 's/timeout_prevote =.*/timeout_prevote = "1s"/g' $CONFIG_TOML
sed -i 's/timeout_prevote_delta =.*/timeout_prevote_delta = "500ms"/g' $CONFIG_TOML
sed -i 's/timeout_precommit =.*/timeout_precommit = "1s"/g' $CONFIG_TOML
sed -i 's/timeout_precommit_delta =.*/timeout_precommit_delta = "500ms"/g' $CONFIG_TOML
sed -i 's/^timeout_commit =.*/timeout_commit = "3s"/g' $CONFIG_TOML
sed -i.bak -e "s/^seeds =.*/seeds = \"$seeds\"/" $HOME/.elys/config/config.toml
sed -i.bak -e 's/db_backend = ".*"/db_backend = "pebbledb"/' $HOME/.elys/config/config.toml
sed -i 's/max_num_inbound_peers =.*/max_num_inbound_peers = 50/g' $HOME/.elys/config/config.toml
sed -i 's/max_num_outbound_peers =.*/max_num_outbound_peers = 50/g' $HOME/.elys/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\"/" $HOME/.elys/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-keep-recent *=.*/pruning-keep-recent = \"$pruning_keep_recent\"/" $HOME/.elys/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-keep-every *=.*/pruning-keep-every = \"$pruning_keep_every\"/" $HOME/.elys/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-interval *=.*/pruning-interval = \"$pruning_interval\"/" $HOME/.elys/config/app.toml

Indexer (optional)

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

Download addrbook

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

Create a service file

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

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

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target
EOF

StateSync Elys Testnet

SOOON

SnapShot Testnet updated every 5 hours

SOOON

Start

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

Create validator

elysd tx staking create-validator \
  --amount 1000000uelys \
  --commission-max-change-rate "0.2" \
  --commission-max-rate "0.50" \
  --commission-rate "0.1" \
  --min-self-delegation "1" \
  --pubkey=$(elysd tendermint show-validator) \
  --moniker 'STAVR_guide' \
  --website "" \
  --identity "" \
  --details "" \
  --chain-id elystestnet-1 \
  --from Wallet_Name -y

Delete node

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

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