What are the prerequisites for running a node on Axelar?
- Operating system: MacOS(x86 intel chip) or Ubuntu (tested on 18.04).
- Hardware: 4 cores, 8-16GB RAM, 512 GB drive, arm64 or amd64. Recommended 6-8 cores, 16-32 GB RAM, 1 TB+ drive.
- Increase the maximum number of open files on your system. Example:
ulimit -n 16384. You may wish to add this command to your shell profile so that you don’t need to execute it next time you restart your machine.
- CLI configuration.
Tip: Planning to run your own validator? Validators have different hardware requirements. See Validator setup.