This section provides a guide for how to configure your Ubuntu system
Before continuing with this section you should ensure that your environment is up to date
sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
After updating your environment you will need to install the required packages
sudo apt install libssl-dev libudev-dev pkg-config zlib1g-dev llvm clang
Step 1: Create a new user
We recommend running the validator under a user that is not
root for security reasons. Create a user to run the validator
sudo adduser koii
sudo usermod -aG sudo koii
Elevate into the user
sudo su koii
Step 2: Install the Koii software
We host an install script that will install and configure the Koii validator software. Run it with the following command
sh -c "$(curl -sSfL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/koii-network/k2-release/master/k2-install-init_v1.14.19.sh)"
This script will install and configure the validator software with an identity key and the
koii cli configured for
testnet. It is important to note that this identity key created is not your validator identity. If you have a private key that is funded for staking with a validator you can replace the one generated with this script.
If everything is configured correctly you can test it by running
koii balance which will return the balance of the local key.
Step 3: Run the System Tuner
This will configure certain aspects of your system to better support the validator.
koii-sys-tuner --user koii
Step 4: Allow traffic on ports
If you have firewall software installed you will need to allow traffic on the following ports:
TCP and UDP for ports 10000-10500
TCP for port 10899