installation


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Installation

Network name: Dymension Hub | Chain ID: dymension_1100-1 | Latest version: v3.0.0 | Custom Port: 205

Setup validator name

Replace YOUR_MONIKER_GOES_HERE with your validator name

MONIKER="YOUR_MONIKER_GOES_HERE"

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/go1.19.8.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 dymension
git clone https://github.com/dymensionxyz/dymension dymension
cd dymension
git checkout v3.0.0

# Build binaries
make install

# Prepare binaries for Cosmovisor
mkdir -p $HOME/.dymension/cosmovisor/genesis/bin
mv ~/go/bin/dymd $HOME/.dymension/cosmovisor/genesis/bin/
rm -rf build

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/dymd.service > /dev/null << EOF
[Unit]
Description=osmosis node service
After=network-online.target

[Service]
User=$USER
ExecStart=$(which cosmovisor) run start
WorkingDirectory=$HOME/.dymension
Restart=always
RestartSec=5
LimitNOFILE=65535
Environment="DAEMON_HOME=$HOME/.dymension"
Environment="DAEMON_NAME=dymd"
Environment="DAEMON_ALLOW_DOWNLOAD_BINARIES=false"
Environment="DAEMON_RESTART_AFTER_UPGRADE=true"
Environment="UNSAFE_SKIP_BACKUP=true"
Environment="PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/usr/local/games:/snap/bin:$HOME/.dymension/cosmovisor/current/bin"

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

Initialize the node

# Set node configuration
dymd config chain-id dymension_1100-1
dymd config node tcp://localhost:20557

# Initialize the node
dymd init $MONIKER --chain-id dymension_1100-1

# Download genesis and addrbook
curl -Ls https://github.com/dymensionxyz/networks/raw/main/mainnet/dymension/genesis.json > $HOME/.dymension/config/genesis.json
curl -Ls https://snapshots.lavenderfive.com/addrbooks/dymension/addrbook.json > $HOME/.dymension/config/addrbook.json

# Add seeds
seeds="45bffa41836302b06310af67f012500cc0d1da31@rpc.dymension.nodestake.org:666,ebc272824924ea1a27ea3183dd0b9ba713494f83@dymension-mainnet-seed.autostake.com:27086,20e1000e88125698264454a884812746c2eb4807@seeds.lavenderfive.com:20556,400f3d9e30b69e78a7fb891f60d76fa3c73f0ecc@dymension.rpc.kjnodes.com:14659,193262e32a9d7d3fffe14073160cabc4cdfef26b@dymension-rpc.stakeandrelax.net:20556,8542cd7e6bf9d260fef543bc49e59be5a3fa9074@seed.publicnode.com:26656,c28827cb96c14c905b127b92065a3fb4cd77d7f6@seeds.whispernode.com:20556,10ed1e176d874c8bb3c7c065685d2da6a4b86475@seed-dymension.ibs.team:16676,86bd5cb6e762f673f1706e5889e039d5406b4b90@seed.dymension.node75.org:10956,258f523c96efde50d5fe0a9faeea8a3e83be22ca@seed.mainnet.dymension.aviaone.com:10290"
sed -i -e "s|^seeds *=.*|seeds = \"$seeds\"|" $HOME/.dymension/config/config.toml

# Set minimum gas price
sed -i -e "s|^minimum-gas-prices *=.*|minimum-gas-prices = \"0adym\"|" $HOME/.dymension/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/.dymension/config/app.toml

# Set custom ports
sed -i -e "s%^proxy_app = \"tcp://127.0.0.1:26658\"%proxy_app = \"tcp://127.0.0.1:20558\"%; s%^laddr = \"tcp://127.0.0.1:26657\"%laddr = \"tcp://127.0.0.1:20557\"%; s%^pprof_laddr = \"localhost:6060\"%pprof_laddr = \"localhost:20560\"%; s%^laddr = \"tcp://0.0.0.0:26656\"%laddr = \"tcp://0.0.0.0:20556\"%; s%^prometheus_listen_addr = \":26660\"%prometheus_listen_addr = \":20566\"%" $HOME/.dymension/config/config.toml
sed -i -e "s%^address = \"tcp://0.0.0.0:1317\"%address = \"tcp://0.0.0.0:20517\"%; s%^address = \":8080\"%address = \":20580\"%; s%^address = \"0.0.0.0:9090\"%address = \"0.0.0.0:20590\"%; s%^address = \"0.0.0.0:9091\"%address = \"0.0.0.0:20591\"%; s%:8545%:20545%; s%:8546%:20546%; s%:6065%:20565%" $HOME/.dymension/config/app.toml

Start service and check the logs

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

Sync

To catch up quickly, you can either use a snapshot or state sync

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