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 05:00 UTC

Pruning Indexer Version Tag
100/0/19 null v1.0.0-rc16
Block Age Download
205462 5 hours snapshot (5.64 GB)

Stop the service and reset the data

sudo systemctl stop celestia-appd
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

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-appd && sudo journalctl -u celestia-appd -f --no-hostname -o cat