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Each week we invite community members to help test RNode.

  • When - Tuesdays at 15:00 UTC
  • Where - This meeting takes place online using Zoom
    • Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:
    • Or iPhone one-tap :
          US: +16468769923,,134156866# or +16699006833,,134156866#
    • Or Telephone:
          Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
              US: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 669 900 6833
          Meeting ID: 134 156 866
          International numbers available:
  • Additional communications are posted in #node-testing on the RChain Discord.

What you can expect this week

This is a testing and educational session! We'll start by making sure everyone knows how to pull and add their RNode log to a Jira ticket. Then we'll perform a genesis ceremony to launch a network and debug from there.

Work completed since Oct. 30

Jira Legacy
serverSystem JIRA
jqlQueryproject in (CORE, RHOL, OPS) AND status = Done AND resolution = Done AND resolved >= 2018-10-30 AND resolved <= 2018-11-13 ORDER BY issuetype DESC, priority DESC

Instructions for testing today

Install RNode

Note If you used a previous version of RNode, please delete your existing .rnode directory. Most errors experienced using RNode relate to content in the directory from a previous version.

RNode version for this session

Today's version RChain Node 0.7.1 (fdf07ff25083152beda9a6a7b22f1c4350f3d7d0)

Select a validator key or generate one 

To select a key set

To generate a key set

Genesis ceremony

Blog on the ceremony at a conceptual level

We'll work off instructions shown on the Genesis protocol guide

How to find your RNode log

Unless you specified another location, your RNode log file is in .rnode/rnode.log

Share your experience

You best support the improvement and development of the RChain platform when you file a bug to report challenge you faced or unsuccessful outcomes. This will help us collect all relevant information to better understand your setup and experience. 

Testing session summary

Instructions on pulling rnode log to support filing bugs. Instructions on key generation. Genesis ceremony. Issues related to networking since bootstrap's 40404 port wasn't open, and issue related to block passing from bootstrap to peers.

Bugs filed

Jira Legacy
serverSystem JIRA
jqlQuerylabels = "1113_test"

Chat log

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  • Christian
  • Jeremy Beal
  • Jim Whitescarver
  • Joshy Orndorff
  • Ned Robinson
  • Nutzipper
  • Paolo DOnorio De Meo
  • Shaun
  • Steve Henley
  • Tomislav Grospic
  • Vishhwak
  • Will Qiu
  • M
  • Phil
  • Adam Szkoda
  • Martin
  • Chris Williams
  • Pawel Szulc
  • Rita Allen