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 06:30 UTC
|7957995||5 hours||snapshot (0.79 GB)|
sudo systemctl stop sourced cp $HOME/.source/data/priv_validator_state.json $HOME/.source/priv_validator_state.json.backup rm -rf $HOME/.source/data
curl -L https://snapshots.kjnodes.com/source-testnet/snapshot_latest.tar.lz4 | tar -Ilz4 -xf - -C $HOME/.source mv $HOME/.source/priv_validator_state.json.backup $HOME/.source/data/priv_validator_state.json
sudo systemctl start sourced && sudo journalctl -u sourced -f --no-hostname -o cat