Use this quick start to set up your Pocket node and make it a Seed node.
Before you begin configuring your Pocket Seed Node, you'll need to have installed the following:
In your config.json navigate to the P2P section, change
"SeedMode": false, to
"SeedMode": true, .
Before You Configure Your Node
Only a Pocket Full node can be a seed node. Changing a validator node to be a seed node can result in jailing and slashing!
Every node needs an account in order to connect to the Pocket Network. To create or import an account, enter:
pocket accounts create
$ pocket accounts import-raw <private key>
Whether you've created or imported an account, it will prompt you to enter a passphrase that will be used to locally encrypt your private key and generate a success message(see below):
Account generated successfully: Address: 45D50DB64E90C0109C778DAAB7EF36676FC03866
Account imported successfully: 45d50db64e90c0109c778daab7ef36676fc03866
Lastly, you will need to set the account as a validator address to sets the main validator account so you can register your address on the network.
pocket accounts set-validator 45D50DB64E90C0109C778DAAB7EF36676FC03866
To start your pocket node as a validator, simply enter in:
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