installation


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Installation

Network name: Stargaze | Chain ID: stargaze-1 | Latest version: v13.0.0 | Custom Port: 137

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 stargaze
git clone https://github.com/public-awesome/stargaze stargaze
cd stargaze
git checkout v13.0.0

# Build binaries
make install

# Prepare binaries for Cosmovisor
mkdir -p $HOME/.starsd/cosmovisor/genesis/bin
mv ~/go/bin/starsd $HOME/.starsd/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/starsd.service > /dev/null << EOF
[Unit]
Description=osmosis node service
After=network-online.target

[Service]
User=$USER
ExecStart=$(which cosmovisor) run start
WorkingDirectory=$HOME/.starsd
Restart=always
RestartSec=5
LimitNOFILE=65535
Environment="DAEMON_HOME=$HOME/.starsd"
Environment="DAEMON_NAME=starsd"
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/.starsd/cosmovisor/current/bin"

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

Initialize the node

# Set node configuration
starsd config chain-id stargaze-1
starsd config node tcp://localhost:13757

# Initialize the node
starsd init $MONIKER --chain-id stargaze-1

# Download genesis and addrbook
curl -Ls https://raw.githubusercontent.com/public-awesome/mainnet/main/stargaze-1/genesis.tar.gz > $HOME/.starsd/config/genesis.json
curl -Ls https://snapshots.lavenderfive.com/addrbooks/stargaze/addrbook.json > $HOME/.starsd/config/addrbook.json

# Add seeds
seeds="70ed826888f102c7c1ceb4d07287956628a53508@174.138.124.7:36656,722079345d941cd2da3daedea548c909d9b83ec5@104.248.101.113:36656,d5fc4f479c4e212c96dff5704bb2468ea03b8ae3@sg-seed.blockpane.com:26656,babc3f3f7804933265ec9c40ad94f4da8e9e0017@seed.rhinostake.com:13756,ade4d8bc8cbe014af6ebdf3cb7b1e9ad36f412c0@seeds.polkachu.com:13756,ebc272824924ea1a27ea3183dd0b9ba713494f83@stargaze-mainnet-seed.autostake.com:26986,8542cd7e6bf9d260fef543bc49e59be5a3fa9074@seed.publicnode.com:26656,c28827cb96c14c905b127b92065a3fb4cd77d7f6@seeds.whispernode.com:13756,96e0040d44a2f0b59d2a07e128369363d8535b67@seed-stargaze.ibs.team:16669,df949a46ae6529ae1e09b034b49716468d5cc7e9@seeds.stakerhouse.com:10356"
sed -i -e "s|^seeds *=.*|seeds = \"$seeds\"|" $HOME/.starsd/config/config.toml

# Set minimum gas price
sed -i -e "s|^minimum-gas-prices *=.*|minimum-gas-prices = \"1ustars\"|" $HOME/.starsd/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/.starsd/config/app.toml

# Set custom ports
sed -i -e "s%^proxy_app = \"tcp://127.0.0.1:26658\"%proxy_app = \"tcp://127.0.0.1:13758\"%; s%^laddr = \"tcp://127.0.0.1:26657\"%laddr = \"tcp://127.0.0.1:13757\"%; s%^pprof_laddr = \"localhost:6060\"%pprof_laddr = \"localhost:13760\"%; s%^laddr = \"tcp://0.0.0.0:26656\"%laddr = \"tcp://0.0.0.0:13756\"%; s%^prometheus_listen_addr = \":26660\"%prometheus_listen_addr = \":13766\"%" $HOME/.starsd/config/config.toml
sed -i -e "s%^address = \"tcp://0.0.0.0:1317\"%address = \"tcp://0.0.0.0:13717\"%; s%^address = \":8080\"%address = \":13780\"%; s%^address = \"0.0.0.0:9090\"%address = \"0.0.0.0:13790\"%; s%^address = \"0.0.0.0:9091\"%address = \"0.0.0.0:13791\"%; s%:8545%:13745%; s%:8546%:13746%; s%:6065%:13765%" $HOME/.starsd/config/app.toml

Start service and check the logs

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

Sync

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

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