DeviantCoin Hot & Cold VPS Masternode on Windows & Linux

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Deviant Masternode Setup Guide (Ubuntu 16.04)

This guide will assist you in setting up a Deviant Masternode on a Linux Server running Ubuntu 16.04. (Use at your own risk)

If you require further assistance contact the support team @ Discord


Requirements

  1. 5,000 Deviant coins.
  2. A Vultr VPS running Linux Ubuntu 16.04.
  3. A Windows local wallet.
  4. An SSH client such as Bitvise

Contents

  • 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: $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"

Example-Deploy


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.

Example-PuttyInstaller


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

Step 1

  • Copy your VPS IP (you can find this by going to the server tab within Vultr and clicking on your server. Example-Vultr

Step 2

  • Open the bitvise application and fill in the "Hostname" box with the IP of your VPS. Example-PuttyInstaller

Step 3

  • Copy the root password from the VULTR server page. Example-RootPass

Step 4

  • Type "root" as the login/username. Example-Root

Step 5

  • Paste the password into the Bitvise terminal by right clicking (it will not show the password so just press enter) Example-RootPassEnter

Step 6

  • Once you have clicked open it will open a security alert (click yes).

Step 7

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

wget -q https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Deviantcoin/MNsetup-Guide/master/deviant_install.sh


Step 8

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

bash deviant_install.sh

Example-Bash


Step 9

  • Sit back and wait for the install (this will take 10-20 mins)

Step 10

  • When prompted to enter your GEN key - press enter

Example-installing


Step 11

  • You will now see all of the relavant 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 the Deviant wallet here

Step 2

  • Send EXACLY 5,000 DEV coins to a receive address within your wallet.

Step 3

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

step 4

  • Go to the console within the wallet

Example-console


Step 5

  • Type the command below and press enter

masternode outputs

Example-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).
  • The PrivKey is your masternode private key (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 wallet and reopen Wallet *Click on the Masternodes tab "My masternodes"
  • Click start all in the masternodes tab

step 4

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

deviant-cli masternode status

deviant-cli getinfo

*You should see status 4 or 9

If you do, congratulations! You have now setup a masternode. If you do not, please contact support and they will assist you.


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