Installation

Setting up your validator node has never been so easy. Get your validator running in minutes by following step by step instructions.

Chain ID: nibiru-testnet-2 | Latest Version Tag: v0.16.3 | Custom Port: 39

Setup validator name

Replace YOUR_MONIKER with your validator name

MONIKER="YOUR_MONIKER"

Install dependencies

Update system and install build tools

sudo apt -q update
sudo apt -qy install curl git jq lz4 build-essential
sudo apt -qy upgrade

Install Go

sudo rm -rf /usr/local/go
curl -Ls https://go.dev/dl/go1.19.5.linux-amd64.tar.gz | sudo tar -xzf - -C /usr/local
eval $(echo 'export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/go/bin' | sudo tee /etc/profile.d/golang.sh)
eval $(echo 'export PATH=$PATH:$HOME/go/bin' | tee -a $HOME/.profile)

Download and build binaries

# Clone project repository
cd $HOME
rm -rf nibiru
git clone https://github.com/NibiruChain/nibiru.git
cd nibiru
git checkout v0.16.3

# Build binaries
make build

# Prepare binaries for Cosmovisor
mkdir -p $HOME/.nibid/cosmovisor/genesis/bin
mv build/nibid $HOME/.nibid/cosmovisor/genesis/bin/
rm -rf build

# Create application symlinks
ln -s $HOME/.nibid/cosmovisor/genesis $HOME/.nibid/cosmovisor/current
sudo ln -s $HOME/.nibid/cosmovisor/current/bin/nibid /usr/local/bin/nibid

Install Cosmovisor and create a service

# Download and install Cosmovisor
go install cosmossdk.io/tools/cosmovisor/cmd/cosmovisor@v1.4.0

# Create service
sudo tee /etc/systemd/system/nibid.service > /dev/null << EOF
[Unit]
Description=nibiru-testnet node service
After=network-online.target

[Service]
User=$USER
ExecStart=$(which cosmovisor) run start
Restart=on-failure
RestartSec=10
LimitNOFILE=65535
Environment="DAEMON_HOME=$HOME/.nibid"
Environment="DAEMON_NAME=nibid"
Environment="UNSAFE_SKIP_BACKUP=true"

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target
EOF
sudo systemctl daemon-reload
sudo systemctl enable nibid

Initialize the node

# Set node configuration
nibid config chain-id nibiru-testnet-2
nibid config keyring-backend test
nibid config node tcp://localhost:39657

# Initialize the node
nibid init $MONIKER --chain-id nibiru-testnet-2

# Download genesis and addrbook
curl -Ls https://snapshots.takeshi.team/nibiru-testnet/genesis.json > $HOME/.nibid/config/genesis.json
curl -Ls https://snapshots.takeshi.team/nibiru-testnet/addrbook.json > $HOME/.nibid/config/addrbook.json

# Add seeds
sed -i -e "s|^seeds *=.*|seeds = \"a85a651a3cf1746694560c5b6f76d566c04ca581@nibiru-testnet.rpc.takeshi.team:39659\"|" $HOME/.nibid/config/config.toml

# Set minimum gas price
sed -i -e "s|^minimum-gas-prices *=.*|minimum-gas-prices = \"0.025unibi\"|" $HOME/.nibid/config/app.toml

# Set pruning
sed -i \
  -e 's|^pruning *=.*|pruning = "custom"|' \
  -e 's|^pruning-keep-recent *=.*|pruning-keep-recent = "100"|' \
  -e 's|^pruning-keep-every *=.*|pruning-keep-every = "0"|' \
  -e 's|^pruning-interval *=.*|pruning-interval = "19"|' \
  $HOME/.nibid/config/app.toml

# Set custom ports
sed -i -e "s%^proxy_app = \"tcp://127.0.0.1:26658\"%proxy_app = \"tcp://127.0.0.1:39658\"%; s%^laddr = \"tcp://127.0.0.1:26657\"%laddr = \"tcp://127.0.0.1:39657\"%; s%^pprof_laddr = \"localhost:6060\"%pprof_laddr = \"localhost:39060\"%; s%^laddr = \"tcp://0.0.0.0:26656\"%laddr = \"tcp://0.0.0.0:39656\"%; s%^prometheus_listen_addr = \":26660\"%prometheus_listen_addr = \":39660\"%" $HOME/.nibid/config/config.toml
sed -i -e "s%^address = \"tcp://0.0.0.0:1317\"%address = \"tcp://0.0.0.0:39317\"%; s%^address = \":8080\"%address = \":39080\"%; s%^address = \"0.0.0.0:9090\"%address = \"0.0.0.0:39090\"%; s%^address = \"0.0.0.0:9091\"%address = \"0.0.0.0:39091\"%; s%^address = \"0.0.0.0:8545\"%address = \"0.0.0.0:39545\"%; s%^ws-address = \"0.0.0.0:8546\"%ws-address = \"0.0.0.0:39546\"%" $HOME/.nibid/config/app.toml

Download latest chain snapshot

curl -L https://snapshots.takeshi.team/nibiru-testnet/snapshot_latest.tar.lz4 | tar -Ilz4 -xf - -C $HOME/.nibid
[[ -f $HOME/.nibid/data/upgrade-info.json ]] && cp $HOME/.nibid/data/upgrade-info.json $HOME/.nibid/cosmovisor/genesis/upgrade-info.json

Start service and check the logs

sudo systemctl start nibid && sudo journalctl -u nibid -f --no-hostname -o cat

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