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Bitcorn Node Masternode Setup Guide (Ubuntu 16.04)

This guide will assist you in setting up a Bitcorn Masternode on a Linux Server running Ubuntu 16.04.

If you are setting up multiple masternodes, be sure to utilize our Multinode tool

If you require further assistance contact the support team @ Discord


  1. 10,000,000 Bitcorn coins.
  2. A Vultr VPS running Linux Ubuntu 16.04.
  3. A Windows local wallet.
  4. An SSH client such as Bitvise


  • Section A: Creating the VPS within Vultr.
  • Section B: Downloading and installing Bitvise.
  • Section C: Connecting to the VPS and installing the MN script via Bitvise.
  • Section D: Preparing the local wallet.
  • Section E: Connecting & Starting the masternode.

Section A: Creating the VPS within Vultr

Step 1

Step 2

  • After you have added funds to your account go here to create your Server

Step 3

  • Choose a server location (preferably somewhere close to you) Example-Location

Step 4

  • Choose a server type: Ubuntu 16.04 Example-OS

Step 5

  • Choose a server size: $3.50 or $5/mo will be fine Example-OS

Step 6

  • Set a Server Hostname & Label (name it whatever you want) Example-hostname

Step 7

  • Click "Deploy now"


Section B: Downloading and installing BitVise.

Step 1

  • Download Bitvise here

Step 2

  • Select the correct installer depending upon your operating system. Then follow the install instructions.


Section C: Connecting to the VPS & Installing the MN script via Bitvise.

Step 1

  • Copy your VPS IP (find this within the server tab @ Vultr and clicking on your server.) Example-Vultr

Step 2

  • Open the bitvise application, Click New Profile and fill in the "Hostname" box with the IP of your VPS then Port number "22". Example-PuttyInstaller

Step 3

  • Input the username "root" and copy your password from the VULTR Server Page.
  • If you want you can save your password to your Bitvise profile just tick the Store Encrypted password in profile. Example-RootPass Example-BitvisePass

Step 4

  • Save your profile and click "Log in" at the bottom of Bitvise

Example-Save Example-LoginBitvise

Step 5

  • Click login at the bottom of the Bitvise client. Example-LoginBitvise

Step 6

  • Paste the code below into the Bitvise terminal then press enter (it will just go to a new line)

wget -N

Step 7

  • Paste the code below into the Bitvise terminal then press enter



Step 8

  • Sit back and wait for the install (this will take a couple of minutes)

Step 9

  • When prompted to enter your Gen key - press enter (dont type anything just hit Enter)


Step 10

  • You will now see all of the relevant information for your server.
  • Keep this terminal open as we will need the info for the wallet setup. Example-installing

Section D: Preparing the Local wallet

Step 1

  • Download and install on the local PC / mac the Bitcorn wallet from here

Step 2

  • Send EXACTLY 10,000,000 Bitcorn to a receive address within your wallet.
  • If you want to make a secondary address from inside the wallet, File > Reciveving Addresses > New.

Step 3

  • Create a text document to temporarily store information that you will need.

step 4

  • Go to the console within the wallet, Tools > Debug Console


Step 5

  • Type the command below and press enter

masternode outputs


Step 6

  • Copy the long key (this is your transaction ID) and the 0 or 1 at the end (this is your output index)
  • Paste these into the text document you created earlier as you will need them in the next step.

Section E: Connecting & Starting the masternode

Step 1

  • Go to the tools tab within the wallet and click "Open Masternode Configuration File" Example-create

Step 2

  • Fill in the form.
  • For Alias type something like "MN01" don't use spaces
  • The Address is the IP and port of your server (this will be in the Bitvise terminal that you still have open); make sure the port is set to 12211.
  • The Genkey is your masternode Gen key output (this is also in the Bitvise terminal that you have open).
  • The TxHash is the transaction ID/long key that you copied to the text file.
  • The Output Index is the 0 or 1 that you copied to your text file. Example-create

Click "File Save"

Step 3

  • Close out of the Config file and back in the Wallet
  • Click on Tools > Debug Console
  • Type > startmasternode alias 0 'wallet alias' and press ENTER (without the commas)
  • eg: startmasternode alias 0 cornmn1

step 4

  • Check the status of your masternode within the VPS by using the command below:

bitcorn-cli masternode status

bitcorn-cli getinfo

*You should see status 4

If you do, congratulations! You have now setup a masternode. If you do not, please lodge a support ticket or ask for help in the Discord bitcorn support channel


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