Snapshots allows a new node to join the network by recovering application state from a backup file. Snapshot contains compressed copy of chain data directory. To keep backup files as small as plausible, snapshot server is periodically beeing state-synced.

Snapshots are taken automatically every 6 hours starting at 01:00 UTC

Pruning Indexer Version Tag
100/0/19 null v1.9.0
Block Age Download
1740731 3 hours snapshot (3.94 GB) with sha256sum 36f3ed

Stop the service

sudo systemctl stop celestia.service

Reset the data and save validator state

cp $HOME/.celestia-app/data/priv_validator_state.json $HOME/.celestia-app/priv_validator_state.json.backup
rm -rf $HOME/.celestia-app/data

Download latest snapshot and recover validator state

curl -L | tar -Ilz4 -xf - -C $HOME/.celestia-app
mv $HOME/.celestia-app/priv_validator_state.json.backup $HOME/.celestia-app/data/priv_validator_state.json

Restart the service and check the log

sudo systemctl start celestia.service && sudo journalctl -fu celestia.service -o cat