Minimal ETH threshold hit 🎉; genesis on December 1st, 12pm UTC
Get your nodes working! and monitor updates via genesis 👀
Eth2 genesis, December 1st. Prepare!
This week, the deposit contract hit the minimal threshold of 16384 32-ETH validator deposits, kicking genesis into movement. Genesis time is 1606824023 — that’s, December 1, 2020, 12:00:23pm UTC.
For those who made genesis deposits, please be sure to’re an lively participant this week.
Arrange your node 🖥
It is time to configure your node. Sync your eth1 consumer (begin now! this will take a while), arrange your favourite eth2 consumer, and cargo up your validators.
Take a look at the Launch Pad’s Eth2 Staker Checklist for the minimal steps it is best to carry out earlier than genesis.
Monitor updates via genesis 👀
Though all eth2 shoppers have minimize mainnet v1.0 releases, preserve your eye on any developments via genesis. Within the occasion that your eth2 consumer cuts a launch 24 hours earlier than genesis, it is possible for an excellent purpose and you ought to be on high of it.
Be part of your consumer’s discord, and if they’ve a mailing record, enroll!
Along with the client-specific assets, I extremely advocate becoming a member of the ethstaker discord. It is an important place to ask questions and share data, and I anticipate it to be very lively via genesis. If there’s something that you must know, it can very possible floor there.
Thanks and congratulations
I wished to supply one other big thanks and congratulations to everybody who has helped make this a actuality. I could not be extra excited to see the Ethereum group lastly bootstrap this new proof-of-stake consensus mechanism.
Though there’s nonetheless a lot work to do, it is a good time to take a deep breath and smile.
Completely happy staking 🚀