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 05:45 UTC

Pruning Indexer Version Tag
100/0/19 null v2.1.3
Block Age Download
1443338 3 hours snapshot (8.57 GB) with sha256sum c38f12

Stop the service

sudo systemctl stop lava-testnet.service

Reset the data and save validator state

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

Download latest snapshot and recover validator state

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

Restart the service and check the log

sudo systemctl start lava-testnet.service && sudo journalctl -fu lava-testnet.service -o cat