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 v5
Block Age Download
1635827 48 minutes snapshot (13.65 GB) with sha256sum ae729b

Stop the service and reset the data

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

Download latest snapshot

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

Restart the service and check the log

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