Polkadot DOTs = How to Validate / Delegate

melea crypto
Jun 3 · 8 min read

Hi, now I’m going to present a tutorial for Polkadot, I’m very excited about the next release of the mainnet network because it comes from the hand of Gav one of the creators of Ethereum and Founder of Parity, with all of this precedent, you can't ask for more.

Learn more about Polkadot

A) Install from scratch

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -ysudo apt-get install build-essentialsudo apt install pkg-configdpkg-reconfigure locales
#check your user's per-process open file limit
ulimit -Sn

​#increase username's per process limit
sudo vi /etc/security/limits.conf#Add this for updateusername soft nofile 2048

sudo reboot now

Instalar rust

curl https://sh.rustup.rs -sSf | sh
sudo apt install make clang pkg-config libssl-dev
rustup update

Install Polkadot PoC-4

git clone https://github.com/paritytech/polkadot.git#For update start herecd polkadotcargo cleangit checkout v0.4git pull origin v0.4./scripts/init.sh./scripts/build.shcargo install --path ./ --force
polkadot — version
#polkadot 0.4.4-aa49754-x86_64-linux-gnu

Uninstall Polkadot

cargo uninstall polkadot

Synchronize the database

polkadot --chain alex

Create accounts to be a Validator

First, let’s create a Stash account

Create a Controller account

Create a Session account:

Get coins Testnet DOTs

Set up accounts to validate

Configure the session Key


polkadot \
--chain alex \
--validator \
--telemetry-url ws://telemetry.polkadot.io:1024

What is slashed?

Validator Slashed = pierden DOTs el Validador y sus delegados.