validator_key.json3. Send a staking transaction using your wallet / CLI with your account including amount and public key from newly generated key pair. 4. Wait until the node becomes a validator
heads up External validators can't join MainNet or TestNet, they can only test their nodes on BetaNet. More info below
StakeTransactionthat informs the network that a given account wants to become a validator in upcoming epochs. This particular type of transaction must provide a public key and staking amount. After the transaction is sent, a node that has a private key associated with the public key in the staking transaction must wait until two epochs to become a validator. important: a node can become a validator only if the amount in the staking transaction is above the seat price defined by the protocol.
#community-validator-announcementchannel, in case of emergencies and upcoming hard forks. Also, it is very important to keep private keys safe, otherwise adversaries might use them to sign malicious blocks, and trigger the protocol slashing.
#community-validator-announcementon our Official Slack to be constantly updated, and be the first to know if we plan to offer incentives in the future.
pingfor how to do this.