- Need install instructions for other OS's
These instructions will change frequently as we develop the node software. Check back often as these will be kept up to date until the final solution is in place.
This document covers getting started installing the Zond node software and will allow interaction with the Zond blockchain.
- Go version 1.18.6 or greater is installed
- Ensure the local copy of the Zond github repo has the latest code
There are some basic requirements that must be met to run a Zond node (Yet to be defined). See the Zond Node Requirements documentation for more info.
Zond Node Installation
Follow the directions below to get started running a Zond POS Node.
Installation instructions for the Zond Node on Ubuntu.
build-essentialis installed including
sudo apt update
sudo apt install build-essential
# clone the zond repo, grabbing the latest code
git clone https://github.com/theqrl/zond ~/zond
# Build the node
go build ~/zond/cmd/zond-cli
go build ./cmd/gzond
This is the recommended installation method, and most common way to run a Zond Node.
For a simple, no fuss node install use the script Jack provided us. The code can be found here github.com/jackalyst/zond-init.
bash <(curl -s https://raw.githubusercontent.com/jackalyst/zond-init/main/init.sh)
Or grab the source and execute locally.
git clone https://github.com/jackalyst/zond-init.git
# Check the source code before executing
# Make executable and run
chmod +x init.sh
It is important to read and understand what a script is doing on your machine before you execute it. Check the source before running! Source code is here
There will be a few questions to answer, select (Y)es to each and there will be a running node in a screen session.
screen -r to access it or see the logs in the
tail -f ~/.zond/zond-daemon.log
Zond MacOS Installation
Installation instructions for the Zond Node on MacOS. Tested with the latest MacOS version
Big Sur 11.6
FIXME!! Need to update install instructions for MacOS
Zond Windows Installation
Installation instructions for the Zond Node on Windows.
FIXME!! Need to update install instructions for Windows
After successful installation of the Zond node the command line tools are available immediately. For more information see the Zond Node CLI Documentation.
The node software runs in the current shell, to run the node in the background, use something like
screen to disconnect the shell from the running node allowing syncing to happen in the background.
See the screen documentation for more information and installation instructions.
To begin the syncing process run the node software.
Output looks something like this.
[2022-09-07 18:22:12] INFO Current Block Slot Number 2918 Hash 0xce165cf88728259eb6cf533373cf8622190685437fb4cb7c1ad000d1f9e1c1a7
[2022-09-07 18:22:12] INFO Main Chain Loaded Successfully
[2022-09-07 18:22:12] INFO Listening at /ip4/0.0.0.0/tcp/15005/p2p/QmbtFJzvdMHS6sfBFnBQTLVg2rj6pj7wRjjwnSYfBzReBT
[2022-09-07 18:22:12] INFO Running download monitor
[2022-09-07 18:22:22] INFO Minting Block #2919
[2022-09-07 18:22:22] INFO Added Block #2919 0xa6836b628c70a028b1b9b3d531b3edcc97bddde37bb9ff4a6343075bcc3529e3
[2022-09-07 18:22:22] INFO Protocol Txs Count 2 | Txs Count 0
This will start the node software, create a default node directory at
~/.zond and begin syncing blocks from the known peers.
Stop The Node
ctl+c to stop the node in a linux terminal
[2022-09-07 18:22:23] INFO Shutting Down POS
[2022-09-07 18:22:23] INFO Shutting Down Node