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Validator post genesis

The objective of this document is to enable users with the minimum configuration of the server, run a Validator node after the genesis or start of a chain.

You are expected to have the Sentinel Hub installed.

Minimum Configuration Required * Cores : 4 * RAM : 8-16GB * Storage Space : 50GB * Storage Type : SSD

Start the chain

Follow the link below to start chain

https://docs.sentinel.co/Testnets/Sentinel-Turing-2/Sentinel_Hub_Start-the-Hub/

Create an account

`setinel-hubcli keys add <account_name>`

Check Public Key

Find the validator public key by using the following command

sentinel-hubd tendermint show-validator

Becoming a Validator

After the public key has been identified, use the below command to create a validator.

sentinel-hubcli tx staking create-validator \
--moniker <moniker name of validator> \
--amount <amount to be stake in tsent> \
--fees < transaction fee in tsent> \
--gas <gas value>\
--pubkey <validator consensus public key> \
--chain-id <chain id> \
--node <node rpc server address>\
--from <name of account which has staking tsent amount> \
--commission-max-change-rate 0.01 \
--commission-max-rate 0.2 \
--commission-rate 0.1 \
--min-self-delegation 1 \
--broadcast-mode block

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Check added Validator

Find the validators info by using sentinel-hubcli query staking validators --chain-id <chain id> --node <node rpc server address>

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Walkthrough - Running a Validator on Sentinel-Turing-2 after genesis

Video coming soon!