How to set up a Lisk Core node via Snap.
Ubuntu 18.04 (LTS) x86_64
Ubuntu 20.04 (LTS) x86_64
- Not officially supported but should still work
Any Linux system running systemd and AppArmor
Create a new user
To run and manage a Lisk Core node in the future, please create a separate
lisk user as described below:
sudo adduser lisk (1)
|1||Create a new user.|
It is not necessarily required to set up a
lisk user, especially when you are running a local instance for development purposes.
However, if it is required then it is recommended to create the user using the MacOS GUI.
After successful installation, start the node with the following command:
lisk-core start --network mainnet
The default log levels for Mainnet are:
So if you start the node, it won’t show any logs in the console.
This is the recommended setting for reducing the number of logs for a running node.
However, to verify that the node started correctly, update the log levels in the config to
Alternatively, start the node with the following flag:
See the Managing logs guide for more information about logging.
lisk-core start --network testnet