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 v0.35.0
Block Age Download
871439 5 hours snapshot (4.67 GB) with sha256sum c10d52

Stop the service and reset the data

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

Download latest snapshot

curl -L https://snapshots.kjnodes.com/lava-testnet/snapshot_latest.tar.lz4 | 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.service && sudo journalctl -u lava.service -f --no-hostname -o cat