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 06:30 UTC

Pruning Indexer Version Tag
100/0/19 null v3.0.1
Block Age Download
3899649 3 hours snapshot (1.8 GB) with sha256sum eb3403

Stop the service

sudo systemctl stop source.service

Reset the data and save validator state

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

Download latest snapshot and recover validator state

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

Restart the service and check the log

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