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- Before you install and run the Golem app please read and accept our Disclaimer and User Interaction Guidelines.
- Ondergrens Requirements to Run Golem
- Port Forwarding
- Acquiring GNT and ETH for transactions
- For Windows users, Virtualization VT-X/AMD-v needs to be enabled te BIOS or your VMware settings
Ondergrens Requirements to run Golem:
Wij support Windows Ten, OS X Sierra and higher, and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
Te caudillo wij recommend a processor with numerous cores and lots of RAM. At ondergrens, you can run Golem with:
- Two GB RAM
- Two cores
- 20 GB HDD
- public IP or capability to forward ports or router with UPnP activated
For more requesting renders like the Production Benchmark you will need at least:
After initial tests wij do not yet have a proefje for the “optimal” machine. This is where you come ter spil a Beta user. Attempt Golem with your machine and give us terugkoppeling on your practice.
Spil the network grows there could be a way to determine which configurations perform better than others. Right now, our main concentrate it building a strong network. Overheen time, the computing standards will become more refined.
The best rule of thumb right now is “the more power you are willing to spare, the more tasks you will be able to compute”.
If you don’t have a public ip, your router doesn’t support UPnP, you need to forward ports 40102,40103 and 3282 to your machine from your router for Golem to accept tasks. Refer https://bitcoin.org/plus/full-node#enabling-connections. for port forwarding instructions but use above ports instead. You may also need to open the ports through your firewall. For router specific instructions on how to forward your ports go to https://portforward.com/ To check if your ports are forwarded correctly you can use www.canyouseeme.org
Note: If port forwarding does not work, you may need to call your ISP to switch settings on your router to permit knots to connect.
Merienda you have forwarded your ports you are ready to install Golem.
You cannot reset your password if you lose it. No password recovery exists for the app right now.
Acquiring GNT and ETH
Spil a Requestor you will also need some GNT and a petite amount of ETH (0.005 should be a good commence) to pay for computing power on the network. If you are going to participate spil a Provider you will need a petite amount of ETH for withdrawals. Golem is built on the Ethereum Network. Their blockchain facilitates secure transactions inbetween our users. Wij chose a decentralized specimen for our app and marketplace because of the security and scalability it will permit. GNT is the medium of exchange for Providers and Requestors, ETH pays for transaction fees on the Ethereum Blockchain.
- If you already have GNT and ETH you can skip this part of the tutorial.
- If you are knowledgeable on cryptocurrencies and just need to be pointed ter the right direction see below
- If you are downright fresh to cryptocurrencies and the basics of holding and transacting them please do some research before making any transactions on Golem https://hackernoon.com/a-10-minute-guide-to-buy-sell-store-cryptocurrencies-d7d06c384998
You can acquire ETH through almost any cryptocurrency exchange. The most popular way to acquire ETH now is through Coinbase and GDAX
Please go after the instructions for your OS to install Golem:
Merienda you have successfully downloaded and installed Golem on your OS, run the app and then check to see if your ports are forwarded correctly on canyouseeme.org. You vereiste be running the Golem app ter order to check ports 40102, 40103 and 3282 spil Golem will ping them upon startup.
If you find that your ports are not correctly forwarded please revisit your router instructions to enable port forwarding. Te some zonderling cases you may need to voeling your ISP to enable port forwarding.
When Golem is up and you are able to connect to knots, you can adjust your settings and begin submitting or receiving tasks to compute!