Validator: How to become a Validator Candidate

Install Fullnode

Please follow this guide to install bsc fullnode locally.

Create an account

You need to create an account that represents a key pair first. Use the following command to create a new account and set a password for that account:

geth account new

This command will return the public address and the path to your private key. BACKUP of keyfile is necessory!

If you already have an account, use the seed phrase to recover it:

geth account import

Get some testnet fund from faucet

Go to this faucet page:

Start Fullnode on BSC Testnet

Please run this command to run a fullnode as validator candidate

geth --config ./config.toml --datadir ./node -unlock {validator-address} --mine --allow-insecure-unlock  --rpcapi "eth,web3,miner,net,admin,personal,debug" --metrics

Transfer BNB from BSC to BC

Please refer to this guide

Become a validator candidate

You can use tbnbcli to declare your candidacy some of BNB to a validator

Go to explorer to verify your transactions.