💾Node Installation

Initia Testnet guide

  • Minimum hardware requirements:

Node TypeCPURAMStorage

Testnet

16

32GB

2TB

1) Auto_install script

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

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 21.05.24

cd $HOME && mkdir -p go/bin/
git clone https://github.com/initia-labs/initia.git
cd initia
git checkout v0.2.15
make install

initiad version --long | grep -e commit -e version

  • version: "v0.2.15"

  • commit: "31051a01e01609be014d6fec36d00a17be408663"

Initiation

initiad init STAVR_guide --chain-id=initiation-1
initiad config chain-id initiation-1

Create/recover wallet

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

Download Genesis

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

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

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

sed -i.bak -e "s/^minimum-gas-prices *=.*/minimum-gas-prices = \"0uinit\"/;" ~/.initia/config/app.toml
external_address=$(wget -qO- eth0.me) 
sed -i.bak -e "s/^external_address *=.*/external_address = \"$external_address:26656\"/" $HOME/.initia/config/config.toml
seeds=""
sed -i.bak -e "s/^seeds =.*/seeds = \"$seeds\"/" $HOME/.initia/config/config.toml
sed -i 's/max_num_inbound_peers =.*/max_num_inbound_peers = 50/g' $HOME/.initia/config/config.toml
sed -i 's/max_num_outbound_peers =.*/max_num_outbound_peers = 50/g' $HOME/.initia/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\"/" $HOME/.initia/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-keep-recent *=.*/pruning-keep-recent = \"$pruning_keep_recent\"/" $HOME/.initia/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-keep-every *=.*/pruning-keep-every = \"$pruning_keep_every\"/" $HOME/.initia/config/app.toml
sed -i -e "s/^pruning-interval *=.*/pruning-interval = \"$pruning_interval\"/" $HOME/.initia/config/app.toml

Indexer (optional)

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

Download addrbook

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

Create a service file

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

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

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target
EOF

StateSync Initia Testnet

SOOON

SnapShot Testnet updated every 5 hours

SOOON

Start

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

Create validator

initiad --home $HOME/.initia tx mstaking create-validator --amount 1000000uinit --pubkey $(initiad tendermint show-validator) --from Wallet --chain-id initiation-1 --commission-max-change-rate "0.1" --commission-max-rate "0.1"  --fees 52500uinit --commission-rate "0.05" --gas 350000 -y

Delete node

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

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