how to run masternode on windows

There are more than 1 billion devices running Windows worldwide and in this tutorial we will learn how to install BeetleCoin MasterNode on a Windows machine.

requirements

  • Fully synced BeetleCoin wallet.
  • MasterNode collateral coins ie 10000 for Basic Node, 50000 for Classic Node and 150000 for Standard Node.

Instructions

Make a note of your machine IP address by running the “ipconfig” command in the “command prompt” window. In this scenario the machine IP Address is “195.231.9.123”.

Launch your BeetleCoin wallet and send the collateral amount to the Masternode address ie 10000 for Basic Node, 50000 for Classic Node and 150000 for Standard Node.

Once the coins are sent wait for 20 confirmations.

In Debug console window enter “masternode genkey” and copy the result. This is your MASTERNODEPRIVKEY.

For this scenario private key is “5H389SgoZPnhC5P……..”.

In Debug console window enter “masternode outputs” and copy the result.

Please note that “txhash” is your “txid” and “outputidx” will either be a 0 or 1.

For eg.

“txhash”: “3040e2ff5b90fed79cd0b1…..”

“outputidx”: 1

Open your wallet.conf file in Notepad.

The file is located at C:/users/xx/appdata/roaming/beetlecoin (or your own custom path for BeetleCoin installation) then paste the configuration details you see on your right.

Ensure that the IP address matches your machine IP and then save the file.

externalip=195.231.9.123
#bind=195.231.9.123:3133
port=3133
rpcallowip=127.0.0.1
rpcport=3134
rpcbind=127.0.0.1
daemon=1
server=1
listen=1
masternode=1
masternodeaddr=195.231.9.123:3133
masternodeprivkey=”refer step 3″
shrinkdebuglog=1
logtimestamps=1
logips=1

Open masternode.conf file using Notepad. 

This config file is located at C:/users/xx/appdata/roaming/Beetlecoin /masternode.conf.

Paste the details on your right in the config file and save the file.

MN1 YOURIPADDRESS:3133 MASTERNODEPRIVKEY YOURTXID OUTPUTIDX

Example:

MN1 195.231.9.123:3133 <key generated in step 3> <txn id> <output idx>

Save the file and restart your BeetleCoin wallet.

Go to “Masternodes Tab” in your wallet and click on “My Masternodes”. Start your Masternode by clicking on “Start all” or “Start alias”.

You will see the response “Masternode started successfully”.

Use the debug console to see the status of your Masternode by typing “masternode status”.

After few minutes you will be able to see the active time of your MasterNode.

Now Sit Back and earn passive income!