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A Python script that creates a SOL stake account and delegates it to a given validator
"""A Python script that creates a SOL stake account and delegates it to a given validator"""
import subprocess
LEDGER_PRIVATE_ADDR = "usb://ledger"
def main():
stake_account_json_file = input(
"Please enter the name for this new stake account: "
)
stake_account_json_file = "{}.json".format(stake_account_json_file)
print("Creating stake account with name: {}".format(stake_account_json_file))
result = subprocess.run(
[
"solana-keygen",
"new",
"--no-passphrase",
"-o",
stake_account_json_file,
]
)
amount = input("How many SOLs do you want to stake? ")
print("Creating stake account with {} SOL".format(amount))
result = subprocess.run(
[
"solana",
"create-stake-account",
stake_account_json_file,
amount,
"--from",
LEDGER_PRIVATE_ADDR,
"--stake-authority",
LEDGER_PRIVATE_ADDR,
"--withdraw-authority",
LEDGER_PRIVATE_ADDR,
"--fee-payer",
LEDGER_PRIVATE_ADDR,
]
)
validator_account_addr = input(
"Please enter the SOL validator address you plan to stake with: "
)
print("Staking account with validator address: {}".format(validator_account_addr))
result = subprocess.run(
[
"solana",
"delegate-stake",
stake_account_json_file,
validator_account_addr,
"--stake-authority",
LEDGER_PRIVATE_ADDR,
"--fee-payer",
LEDGER_PRIVATE_ADDR,
]
)
print("Done!")
if __name__ == "__main__":
main()
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