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 00:15 UTC

Pruning Indexer Version Tag
100/0/19 null v0.23.0
Block Age Download
857350 3 days snapshot (8.19 GB) with sha256sum 2f7197

Stop the service and reset the data

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

Download latest snapshot

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

Restart the service and check the log

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