There are many Ethereum testnets available for experimenting with smart contracts and deploying decentralised applications before going live on the main Ethereum network. However, there is no testnet available that is both widely usable across all client implementations, and robust enough to guarantee consistent availability and high reliability. This is what Görli tries to be for Ethereum and Kotti for Ethereum Classic. Read more on the motivation in the Testnet Proposal.
Meta data: Görli
See also: Getting started with the Görli Testnet.
- Name: Görli
- Machine-readable name:
- Stage: launched
- PoA Engine:
- Epoch interval:
- Step period:
- Genesis hash:
- Network ID:
- Chain ID:
- PoA Engine:
- Status Dashboard:
- Block Explorer:
- Open RPC Endpoints:
- Gitter: https://gitter.im/goerli/testnet/
Please see goerli.genesis for a genesis file compatible with Hyperledger Besu (formerly Pantheon) or Geth.
Please see goerli.json for a chain specification compatible with Nethermind or Parity Ethereum.
Please see bootnodes.txt if you fail connecting to the network.
Meta data: Kotti (Classic)
The Kotti Classic Testnet configuration and resources moved to its own repository:
Connecting the clients
All clients supporting the Clique engine (EIP-225) are able to sync with Görli or Kotti.
You can connect Geth to Görli by executing
geth --goerli. https://github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum/releases
You can connect Core-Geth to Kotti by executing
geth --kotti. https://github.com/etclabscore/core-geth/releases
Connect to Görli using Hyperledger Besu by executing
besu --network=goerli. https://github.com/hyperledger/besu/releases
Connect to Kotti using Hyperledger Besu by executing
Connect to Görli by using the provided goerli.cfg included in Nethermind 0.9.1: https://github.com/NethermindEth/nethermind/releases
dotnet run --config configs/goerli.cfg
Connect to Görli by using the provided state and genesis included in EthereumJS 0.6.1: https://github.com/ethereumjs/ethereumjs-common/releases
./bin/cli.js --network goerli
The Goerli Testnet Initiative concluded their work and does no longer accept donations. Thanks for all the support