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Become a Validator

A create-validator transaction is a type of transaction used to create a new validator. In this type of transaction, the validator stakes a certain amount of coins as collateral.

Add an operator key and take note of the mnemonic key


sentinelhub keys add "${KEY_NAME}"

Make the create-validator transaction

CONSENSUS_PUBLIC_KEY=$(sentinelhub tendermint show-validator)
MONIKER="Your Validator Name"

sentinelhub tx staking create-validator \
--broadcast-mode=block \
--min-self-delegation=1 \
--chain-id=sentinelhub-2 \
--commission-max-change-rate=0.01 \
--commission-max-rate=0.2 \
--commission-rate=0.05 \
--gas=500000 \
--gas-prices=0.1udvpn \
--from="${KEY_NAME}" \
--moniker="${MONIKER}" \