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Personal Note: Installing an Alephium full node

I. Alephium node config - $ALEPHIUM_HOME/user.conf

alephium.network.external-address="x.x.x.x:9973"
alephium.api.network-interface = "0.0.0.0"
alephium.mining.api-interface="0.0.0.0"

alephium.mining.miner-addresses=[
 "miner_address_1",
 "miner_address_2",
 "miner_address_3",
 "miner_address_4",
]

II. Systemctl EnvironmentFile - /opt/alephium/alephium.env

ALEPHIUM_HOME=/mnt/CaHeoNas/disk_3/Alephium

III. Systemctl service - /etc/systemd/system/alephium.service

[Unit]
Description=Alphelium Full Node
After=network.target mnt-CaHeoNas-disk_3.mount

[Service]
WorkingDirectory=/opt/alephium
EnvironmentFile=/opt/alephium/alephium.env
ExecStart=java -jar -Xms512m -Xmx1028m alephium-1.0.0.jar
User=nguyenvinhlinh
RemainAfterExit=yes
Restart=on-failure
RestartSec=10

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target

IV. Firewall-cmd service - /etc/firewalld/services/alephium.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<service>
  <short>Alephium node</short>
  <description>
    This option allows Alephium node to use tcp port 9973, 10973, 12973
  </description>
  <port protocol="tcp" port="9973"/>
  <port protocol="tcp" port="10973"/>
  <port protocol="tcp" port="12973"/>
</service>

IV. Balance checking script

All Credit goes this guy Mark Rahmani (diomark#8272) https://www.facebook.com/diomark/

#!/bin/zsh

#first need to unlock wallet. not putting password in here

#check wallet
curlResult=`curl -X 'GET'   'http://127.0.0.1:12973/wallets/MINER_WALLET_NAME/balances'   -H 'accept: application/json' 2>/dev/null | json_pp | grep totalBalanceHint| cut -f1 -d","`
lastdate=`date +%s`


if echo $curlResult | grep -q ALPH; then
  datestr=`date +"%x %R"`
  echo -n "$datestr "
  echo Wallet unlocked - $curlResult;
else
  echo Please unlock wallet first
  exit
fi

while true; do
 oldResult=$curlResult

 datestr=`date +"%x %R"`; echo -n "."; curlResult=`curl -X 'GET'   'http://127.0.0.1:12973/wallets/MINER_WALLET_NAME/balances'   -H 'accept: application/json' 2>/dev/null | json_pp | grep totalBalanceHint| cut -f1 -d","`
 if [ "$oldResult" != "" ]; then
    if [ "$curlResult" != "$oldResult" ]; then
       echo
       echo -n "$datestr "
       newdate=`date +%s`
       secs=`expr $newdate - $lastdate`
       mins=`expr $secs / 60`
       echo  -n "Won a block after $mins minutes! "
       echo $curlResult
       lastdate=$newdate
    fi
 fi

 sleep 30
done

Balance Checking Script Output.
Balance Checking Script Output.