Masternode Setup Guide
Linux masternode guide
This is a step-by step tutorial on how to set-up Veles Masternode on a Linux Server , taking advantage of Veles Masternode Installer script.
If you require further assistance contact the support team @ Discord
Supported Linux distributions
- Linux Mint
- 2,000 Veles coins.
- VPS running Linux (one of mentioned in start of guide)
- A Windows local wallet.
- An SSH client such as BitVise
- Section A: Downloading and installing BitVise.
- Section B: Connecting to the VPS and installing the MN script via BitVise.
- Section C: Preparing the local wallet.
- Section D: Connecting & Starting the masternode.
Section A: Downloading and installing BitVise.
- Download BitVise here
Section B: Connecting to the VPS & Installing the MN script via Bitvise.
- Open the bitvise application and fill in the "Hostname" box with the IP of your VPS.
- Copy the root password from your VPS .
- Type "root" as the login/username.
- Paste the password into the Bitvise terminal by right clicking (it will not show the password so just press enter) *
- Once you have clicked open it will open a security alert (click yes).
- Paste the code below into the Bitvise terminal then press enter and wait .
source <(curl -s https://raw.githubusercontent.com/velescore/veles-installer/master/masternode.sh)
- Enter your veles Masternode Private Key. Leave it blank to generate a new Masternode Private Key for you.
Section C: Preparing the Local wallet
- Download and install the Veles wallet here
- Generate new address through debug console with command
getnewaddress "" "legacy"
- Send exactly 2,000 VLS coins to the address you generated on your local wallet.
- Create a text document to temporarily store information that you will need.
- Go to the console within the wallet
- Type the command below and press enter
- Copy the transaction ID and output index .
- Paste these into the text document you created earlier as you will need them in the next step.
Section D: Connecting & Starting the masternode
- Go to the "tools" tab within the wallet and click open "masternode configuration file"
- Fill in the form.
Aliastype something like "MN01" don't use spaces
Addressis the IP and port of your server (this will be in the Bitvise terminal that you still have open).
PrivKeyis your masternode private key (This is also in the Bitvise terminal that you have open).
TxHashis the transaction ID/long key that you copied to the text file.
Output Indexis the 0 or 1 that you copied to your text file.
Click "File Save"
- Close out of the wallet and reopen Wallet
- Click on the Masternodes tab "My masternodes"
- Check if your Masternode collateral transaction have 16 confirmations.
- Click start alias in the masternodes tab
Check the status of your masternode within the VPS by using the command below:
Connect your VPS and change your user from root to veles by this command:
- veles-cli masternode status #To check your MN status
- veles-cli getblockchaininfo #To get general info such as Veles version and current block numnber
- veles-cli mnsync status #To check if your MN is synced.
Also, if you want to check/start/stop Veles, run one of the following commands as user(veles):
- systemctl status veles.service #To check if Veles service is running
- systemctl start veles.service #To start Veles service
- systemctl stop veles.service #To stop Veles service
- systemctl is-enabled veles.service #To check if Veles service is enabled on boot
If you do, congratulations! You have now setup a masternode. If you do not, please contact support and they will assist you.