✔️ CHECKLIST

Checklist of items for Node Operators

Deploying

  • I have set up a local thornode repository with a cluster-launcher and node-launcher git cloned into the right sub-folders

  • I have installed all the pre-requisites

  • I have a AWS/DO account ready with credentials if using a service provider

  • I have deployed a cluster and saved my node details (name of node, region)

  • I have installed tools via make tools

  • I have deployed a node by running make chaosnet-validator

  • I have securely saved my THORNode Password and THORNode Mnemonic

Joining

  • I have retrieved the latest VAULT address and sent a small test bond

  • I have confirmed my node has been credited the small bond

  • (Optional) I have confirmed I can unbond a small amount

  • I have sent the final bond, higher than the MinimumBond

  • I have run make set-ip-address to set my Node's IP address

  • I have run make set-node-keys to set my Node's public keys

  • I have run make set-version to set my Node's version

  • I have verfied in make status that my node is ready to churn in

  • (Optional) I have added my node key to the Telegram Bot for notifications

The BOND memo is BOND:<node-address>

Upgrading

  • I have run make status to verify the current state of my node

  • I have run kubectl get pods -n thornode to verify all my node's services are running properly, resetting any that are faulty

  • I have run the upgrade command

  • I have run make set-version to set my new Node version

  • I have run make status to verify the final state of my node

Unbonding

  • I have waited until my node is churned out and is in standby

  • I have sent an UNBOND transaction from the same wallet registered to my node

  • I have verified that I have received my BOND back

The UNBOND memo is UNBOND:<node-address>:<amount>

Leaving Whilst Active

  • I have confirmed my node is active and I wish to leave before waiting to churn naturally

  • I have sent the first LEAVE transaction and verified my node has "requested to leave".

  • I have verified that a churn has taken place and my node is in STANDBY

  • I have verified that my node has returned all hot funds by checking my node's yggdrasil vault on the explorer

  • I have sent the final LEAVE transaction and received my bond back

The LEAVE memo is LEAVE:<node-address>

Leaving Whilst Standby

  • I have verified that a churn has taken place and my node is in STANDBY

  • I have verified that my node has returned all hot funds by checking my node's yggdrasil vault on the explorer

  • I have sent the final LEAVE transaction and received my bond back

Destroying a Node

  • I have verified that I have either UNBONDED my entire BOND or LEFT and received my BOND back.

  • I have run make destroy destroy-tools to destroy my node from node-launcher

  • I have run make destroy-aws to destroy my cluster from cluster-launcher