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Validator Workshop Commands and Links

This will contain all of the instructions for the Polkadot Validator workshop.

Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1HCBgya-KWCjCEHYtxSFJ3lSz9U22Bs-8vMuA4C2VRzw/

Terms

What is a Validator? https://wiki.polkadot.network/en/latest/polkadot/node/node-operator/

What is a Collator? https://wiki.polkadot.network/en/latest/polkadot/node/collator/

What is a Nominator? https://wiki.polkadot.network/en/latest/polkadot/node/nominator/

What is a Fisherman? https://wiki.polkadot.network/en/latest/glossary/#fisherman

Install Rust

curl https://sh.rustup.rs -sSf | sh
# Linux
sudo apt install make clang pkg-config libssl-dev
# OS X
brew install cmake pkg-config openssl git llvm

Initial Setup

git clone https://github.com/paritytech/polkadot.git
# To update your node. Run from this step.
cd polkadot
cargo clean
git checkout v0.4
git pull origin v0.4
./scripts/init.sh
./scripts/build.sh
cargo install --path ./ --force

Explorer

https://polkadot.js.org/apps/#/explorer

Synchronize With Alexander Testnet

polkadot --chain alex

Obtaining DOTs

  1. Web3 Foundation DOT Faucet - https://faucet.polkadot.network/
  2. BlockX Labs DOT Faucet - https://faucets.blockxlabs.com/polkadot
  3. Ask in the Polkadot Watercooler - https://riot.im/app/#/room/#polkadot-watercooler:matrix.org
  4. Ask me =)

Running The Validator

polkadot \
--chain alex \
--validator \
--key <SESSION_ACCOUNT_MNEMONIC_PHRASE> \
--name <VALIDATOR_NAME_ON_TELEMETRY> 
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@laboon laboon commented Oct 26, 2020

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This gist is from a particular workshop last year. It is not a Polkadot faucet.

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This gist is from a particular workshop last year. It is not a Polkadot faucet.

Thank you for your workshop 👍

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