Authorize Wallet Locally
Before proceeding ensure that you work on shardnet environment:
Copy the link in your browser and grant access to Near CLI. After following the steps you should receive an error message as blow:
Once you receive the err on the browser, go back to your console and type your wallet account id. Output should indicate: Logged in as account id.shardnet.near “successfully”!
Generate the Key File
Change “gateomega” with your validator moniker and run below command:
- Edit “account_id” => xx.factory.shardnet.near, where xx is your PoolName
- Change private_key to secret_key
Start the validator node
Setup Systemd Command
Press Ctrl + O and Enter to save. Press Ctrl + X to quit from nano.
Well done! You did activate your node as Validator!
Now let’s proceed with the Step 4: Deploying Your Staking Pool