💾Node Installation

Empower Testnet guide

  • Minimum hardware requirements:

Node TypeCPURAMStorage

Testnet

4

8GB

150GB

1) Auto_install script

wget -O empw https://raw.githubusercontent.com/111STAVR111/props/main/Empower/Testnet/empw && chmod +x empw && ./empw

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 24.11.23

cd $HOME && mkdir $HOME/go/bin/
git clone https://github.com/EmpowerPlastic/empowerchain
cd empowerchain
git checkout v2.0.0-rc1
cd chain
make install

empowerd version --long | grep -e version -e commit

  • version: 2.0.0-rc1

  • commit: 70ad47fc878d1854fe279ebf99e3a9260b78099c

Initiation

empowerd init STAVR_guide --chain-id=circulus-1
empowerd config chain-id circulus-1

Create/recover wallet

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

Download Genesis

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

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

  • f01a9b70ac51d919091ad48465100d1f770c1c3788a322e4fa49549d5c3041de

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

sed -i.bak -e "s/^minimum-gas-prices *=.*/minimum-gas-prices = \"0.0umpwr\"/" $HOME/.empowerchain/config/app.toml
external_address=$(wget -qO- eth0.me) 
sed -i.bak -e "s/^external_address *=.*/external_address = \"$external_address:26656\"/" $HOME/.empowerchain/config/config.toml
peers=""
sed -i.bak -e "s/^persistent_peers *=.*/persistent_peers = \"$peers\"/" $HOME/.empowerchain/config/config.toml
seeds=""
sed -i.bak -e "s/^seeds =.*/seeds = \"$seeds\"/" $HOME/.empowerchain/config/config.toml
sed -i 's/max_num_inbound_peers =.*/max_num_inbound_peers = 50/g' $HOME/.empowerchain/config/config.toml
sed -i 's/max_num_outbound_peers =.*/max_num_outbound_peers = 50/g' $HOME/.empowerchain/config/config.toml

Pruning (optional)

pruning="custom"
pruning_keep_recent="1000"
pruning_keep_every="0"
pruning_interval="100"
sed -i -e "s/^pruning *=.*/pruning = \"$pruning\"/" $HOME/.empowerchain/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-keep-recent *=.*/pruning-keep-recent = \"$pruning_keep_recent\"/" $HOME/.empowerchain/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-keep-every *=.*/pruning-keep-every = \"$pruning_keep_every\"/" $HOME/.empowerchain/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-interval *=.*/pruning-interval = \"$pruning_interval\"/" $HOME/.empowerchain/config/app.toml

Indexer (optional)

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

Download addrbook

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

Create a service file

sudo tee /etc/systemd/system/empowerd.service > /dev/null <<EOF
[Unit]
Description=EmpowerChain Test
After=network.target

[Service]
User=$USER
Type=simple
ExecStart=$(which empowerd) start
Restart=on-failure
LimitNOFILE=65535

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target
EOF

StateSync Empower Testnet

SOOON

SnapShot Testnet updated every 5 hours

SOON

Start

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

Create validator

empowerd tx staking create-validator \
--amount 1000000umpwr \
--from <walletname> \
--commission-max-change-rate "0.10" \
--commission-max-rate "0.20" \
--commission-rate "0.10" \
--min-self-delegation "1" \
--identity="" \
--details="" \
--website="" \
--pubkey $(empowerd tendermint show-validator) \
--moniker STAVR_guide \
--chain-id circulus-1 -y

Delete node

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

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