Set up a Nxt Public Node

249 NXT

Bounty ID
NXTNODE-AUGUST18

Ardor / Nxt Group will give 249 NXT to every person who sets up a new NXT node with a one year server contract in the month of July. Let’s build our network! 

**The bounty is limited to 50 total payouts. Each person is limited to two nodes.

**The bounty is for new server instances. If you set up a new Ardor server for a bounty during the month of July, you will receive a bonus of 49 NXT if you run a Nxt Node on the same server.

Follow the guideline below.

To collect your bounty, send your NXT account number and the IP address of your server and the date the client was set up so it can be found on the blockchain for verification.

Please attach a screenshot of your server contract to prove that it was purchased for one year. 

The nodes must be installed and running properly, please test before you claim a bounty.

NXT Public Node Setup

NXT Public Node Setup

1. Get a Server

HIFORMANCE

This example will use a server from HiFormance, but could be adapted for other providers.

  • Sign up at https://hiformance.com
  • Choose your server - Special: July 2018 KVM 1GB will work well.
  • Choose Ubuntu 16.04 (64 Bit) when ordering.

2. Prepare the Server

  • Sign in to the Control Panel using information sent by email.
  • Use the tab "Hostname" to set the hostname for the server - any name will work and will be used to identify the server. 
  • Click the "Serial Console" icon or open a command line box on your computer to run the following commands:
  1. apt-get update
  2. apt-get install openjdk-8-jre nano screen ufw
  3. ufw default deny incoming
  4. ufw allow 7876
  5. ufw allow 7874
  6. ufw enable

3. Install the NXT Client

  1. wget https://www.jelurida.com/nxt-client.zip
  2. unzip nxt-client.zip

4. Configure Properties

  1. cd nxt/conf
  2. nano nxt.properties

Add this to new file:
nxt.myAddress=IPAddress
nxt.allowedBotHosts=*
nxt.allowedUserHosts=IPAddress
nxt.apiServerHost=0.0.0.0
CTRL X and then Y to save.

5. Run the Node

  1. cd ../
  2. screen bash ./run.sh
  • The NXT blockchain will download. 
  • Screen bash command allows you to close the command window while the client to continues to run.
  • Visit the client in browser here: http://IPaddress:7876
  • Create and fund new account.
  • Observe node status here: https://www.peerexplorer.com
  • REMEMBER to update your node with every NRS release.

Consider running an Ardor node on the same server.

Nxt Proof of Stake Blockchain

Nxt (NXT)

Bounty Payments to Run a Nxt Node

4 of 50 Bounties Paid
NXT-2YL6-V4HQ-9RA2-EN57Q
249 NXT
NXT-ANEU-WUQS-55B4-AEW6F
249 NXT
NXT-ANEU-WUQS-55B4-AEW6F
249 NXT
NXT-WZBT-8H5R-2DFJ-FRKNQ
249 NXT