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 00:30 UTC

Pruning Indexer Version Tag
100/0/19 null v0.2.1
Block Age Download
1738966 5 hours snapshot (8.12 GB) with sha256sum e88d5a

Stop the service

sudo systemctl stop nillion-testnet.service

Reset the data and save validator state

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

Download latest snapshot and recover validator state

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

Restart the service and check the log

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