20181105 RNode community testing

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Each week we invite community members to help test RNode.

  • When - Tuesdays at 14:00 UTC
  • Where - This meeting takes place online using Zoom
    • Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/134156866
    • 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: https://zoom.us/u/rDfBtpt
  • Additional communications are posted in #node-testing on the RChain Discord.

What you can expect this week

Curious about how the genesis ceremony works or wanted to participate in one? This testing session is for you. Join us as we walk through the process and spend time discussing what's happening and why. You are welcome to join as a node operator or a spectator. We will bring to life the genesis ceremony as described in https://www.rchain.coop/blog/rchain-testnet-genesis-ceremony.

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 (c3109d3bf326e91bf9bec7248ced8bad51e56d6b)

Get the bootstrap address

Get the "Release" bootstrap address at https://rchain.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/CORE/pages/501842019/RNode+bootstrap+addresses

Select a validator key or generate one 

To select a key set

To generate a key set

  • RNode supports ed25519 keys
  • Generate an ed25519 key set
  • If you use this key and want to join as a validator, you will follow the bonding protocol described below during the testing session.

Operating instructions

You need to have both the public and private keys to participate in the genesis ceremony.  

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

Bugs filed

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