Happy to let you know that nessusio/cardano 1.24.2-rev5 has landed.
To get up and running with Cardano, you can spin up a node like this …
docker run --detach \ --name=relay \ -p 3001:3001 \ -v shelley-data:/opt/cardano/data \ nessusio/cardano run docker logs -f relay
This release adds built-in support for …
Slot Leader Schedule
We can now obtain the leader schedule for our pool.
Details on how to do this are here
docker run -it --rm \ -v ~/cardano:/var/cardano/local \ -v shelly-data00:/opt/cardano/data \ nessusio/cardano leader-logs \ --vrf-skey /var/cardano/local/keys/pool/vrf.skey \ --sigma 0.000233 \ --d-param 0.32 \ --epoch 240 Checking leadership log for Epoch 240 [ d Param: 0.32 ] 2021-01-06 06:36:13 ==> Leader for 60682, Cumulative epoch blocks: 1 2021-01-06 09:16:55 ==> Leader for 70324, Cumulative epoch blocks: 2 2021-01-08 00:15:49 ==> Leader for 210658, Cumulative epoch blocks: 3 2021-01-09 23:28:40 ==> Leader for 380629, Cumulative epoch blocks: 4
Knowing about the schedule of when your node is expected to mint a block is important when you need to do maintenance and wonder when there is a good time to do so. It is also useful, in order to tell whether your node is performing as expected.
This functionality is available through our multi-arch docker image that runs on Intel and ARM64 - i.e. also on the RaspberryPi 4
Other useful built-in functionality includes …