SCRIV Semi Auto Masternode Setup Guide COLD WALLET

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Requirements for running SCRIV cold wallet masternode on Linux VPS:

  • VPS (Virtual Personal Server) with Linux-based OS;
  • Last version of SCRIV wallet;
  • 100 000 SCRIV coins.

Setup Linux-based VPS

This guide will show how to setup Vultr VPS, but you can use any other service.

  1. Visit Vultr website and create an account:
  2. Go to “Billing” and use any convenient method to top-up your account (10USD will be enough for first time).
  3. Go to “Servers” and press “+” (top right corner) to deploy new server.
  4. Choose server location (You can choose closest to you) -> Choose server type (Ubuntu 16.04) -> Choose server size (Server priced at 5$/mo usually enough) -> Enter server name or leave it blank -> Press “Deploy now”.
  5. Server will be deployed in a while.
  6. Go to server’s details page. You will see server’s IP Address, Username and Password.
  7. To access VPS download and install Putty.

Install SCRIV wallet on your Windows OS machine

Download SCRIV wallet

Launch and setting up SCRIV wallet

Launch scriv-qt.exe.

If “Windows protected your PC” will pop-up, press “Learn more” -> Press “Run anyway”.

Leave default or set custom directory for ScrivCore folder.

Wait for wallet to get fully synchronized. It will take a while, depends of network condition and blockchain length:

Go to “Setting” -> “Options” -> “Wallet” -> In “Expert” section switch on “Enable coin control features” and “Show Masternodes Tab” -> Hit “OK”:

Taking safety precautions

Wallet encryption

Inside wallet go to “Settings” -> Press “Encrypt wallet”.

In appeared window type and repeat password -> Press “OK” -> Read warning and agree, pressing “OK”.

Your wallet will be closed.

Wallet backup

Through Windows Explorer navigate to ScrivCore folder (by default its located in C:\Users\*YOUR_USERNAME*\AppData\Roaming\ScrivCore).

Backup wallet.dat to the safe place (External HDD, cloud storage, etc).

Windows OS wallet setup

Go to “Receive” tab -> Enter any masternode name in “Label” field -> Press “Request payment” button.

“Request Payment” windows will pop-up. Press “Copy address” button -> Press “Close” button.

Go to: “Send” tab -> Right-click to “Pay to” field -> “Paste”

Your masternode’s name will appear in “Label” field.

Type “100000” in “Amount” field -> Hit “Send button”

“Unlock wallet” window will appear -> Type your password -> Hit “OK”

“Confirm send coins” window will appear -> Check all requisites and Press “Yes”

Wait for 6 network confirmations. You can check it by proceeding to “Transactions” tab and double-clicking on your transfer transaction. Wait for status to got 6+ confirmations, and to appear.

Go to “Tools” -> ”Debug console”

Type masternode genkey -> Copy and safe the response to text document.

Type masternode outputs -> Copy and safe the response to text document.

Go to “Tools” -> Press “Open Wallet Configuration File”. Notepad will be opened.

Wright following lines:











Save and close this file.

Go to “Tools” -> Press “Open Masternode Configuration File”. Notepad will be opened.

Wright following lines:

your_mn_name your_vps_ip:7979 your_masternode_key your_collateral_output your_index

Save and close this file.

Close SCRIV wallet.

Linux (Ubuntu OS) VPS wallet setup

Open Putty and login to your VPS as root.


wget && chmod +x && ./

Follow the instructions. Setup process can take 30-50 min.

Wait for a wallet to synchronize all blocks. When blocks value will be equal to last block at Block Explorer, that means, you are ready to next step.

Switch to your Windows OS.

Restart wallet.

After wallet launch and synchronization, go to “Masternodes” tab.

You will see your masternode with “MISSING” status.

Right-click it and press “Start alias” -> Confirm by clicking “Yes” -> If everything is setted up fine, you will have “Successfully started masternode” message -> Hit “OK”.

In several hours you masternode will start to receive rewards.

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