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 08:30 UTC

Pruning Indexer Version Tag
100/0/19 null v0.29.15
Block Age Download
6079527 3 hours snapshot (12.38 GB) with sha256sum 337947

Stop the service and reset the data

sudo systemctl stop elys.service
cp $HOME/.elys/data/priv_validator_state.json $HOME/.elys/priv_validator_state.json.backup
rm -rf $HOME/.elys/data

Download latest snapshot

curl -L https://snapshots.kjnodes.com/elys-testnet/snapshot_latest.tar.lz4 | tar -Ilz4 -xf - -C $HOME/.elys
mv $HOME/.elys/priv_validator_state.json.backup $HOME/.elys/data/priv_validator_state.json

Restart the service and check the log

sudo systemctl start elys.service && sudo journalctl -u elys.service -f --no-hostname -o cat