Grin Mining Pool — Configure Payments — How To

The MimbleWimble Grin blockchain has no addresses, and payments are made interactively between two wallets. So how does a MWGrinPool.com miner get paid? This tutorial will present a number of options for you to choose from.

Miner Payment Information

Overview

Payments can be made automatically by the pool on a fixed schedule, and they can also be requested on-demand using the Website, a script, or the pools Payment Request API.

Currently supported methods of payment include the wallets HTTP listener (for on-line wallets), Keybase Chat, and Payment Request Script (for off-line wallets).

Ok, lets get started.

Getting paid automatically using scheduled payouts:

Scheduled payouts occur multiple times per day. Miners can configure a method and address for the pool to pay. Currently HTTP and Keybase are supported.

Configure automatic scheduled payouts:

  1. Log in to your account: https://mwgrinpool.com/login
  2. Select the Payments page from the menu
  3. Choose Scheduled Payout from the Payment Type drop-down menu
  4. You can choose between Online Wallet or Keybase payment methods:
Setting grin wallet Automatic Payout to HTTP wallet address

5. Enter your wallet address or Keybase username and click Submit to save the settings

Getting paid on-demand:

On-demand payouts allow you to request a payment from the pool. You can make a payout request manually from the Payments page, or use a script to trigger a payment from the command-line.

Trigger an immediate on-demand payout:

  1. Log in to your account: https://mwgrinpool.com/login
  2. Select the Payments page from the menu
  3. Choose Manual Payout from the Payment Type drop-down menu

The following options are available:

  • Online Wallet / Port — Enter your wallet address and port for HTTP payout method
  • Keybase Username — Enter your Keybase username to use this payout method
Manual Payout Request Menu

4. click Submit to execute the payment attempt

Get the Payment Request Script:

Also under the Manual Payout menu is an option to download a python script which will request payment from the pool and process it using your local wallet commandline. Choose Download Payout Script and click “Download”. Choose “Save As” and name it MWGP_payout.py. You will need Python3 to run it.


Mining guides for MWGrinPool.com are available for both GPU Miners and CPU Miners


Grin has launched its final testnet — FlooNet. This will be a permanent development blockchain allowing changes to be tested before being merged into an official release. The Grin MainNet launch is on-schedule for January 15, 2019.


Grin is a “Minimal implementation of the MimbleWimble protocol” focused on privacy and scalability.

NOTE: Grin cryptocurrency is currently in testnet, and testnet coins have no value.