I made some mistakes in my first created stake pool, thus I decided to retire it and created a new one.
The new epoch has just arrived, so I think my old stake pool has been retired. I have 2 questions regarding this:
How to check if a stake pool has been retired using a pool’s id. My pool’s id is 16136c2df8c84334a9c05c16d193c3f38fb8396442f11ad64a1fc2a7
I’ve just checked my payment.addr balance and looks like the deposit (500ADA) has not been returned. Do you know when will I receive the deposit back?
Thanks a lot in advance
I’m not sure how to check by id whether the pool has been retired but will look into it and provide a response shortly.
I do know the deposit will be returned to your rewards account once retirement takes effect.
Stay tuned …
Your friend, FROG
Thanks a lot @ADAfrog! You’re the best
You should be able to check in Daedalus and the pool should have a red mark stating it will be retired soon
Also, it takes N + 1 epochs for retirement to take effect - so your pool deposit will be returned following the end of the epoch the retirement transaction was executed plus one additional epoch
Awesome. That’s really helpful!
Thanks again @ADAfrog
Sorry @ADAfrog, just 1 last question to confirm
Can I now stop my nodes/relays in my old pool? I guess the the deposit will still be returned to my payment.addr (or stake.addr) even if I stop my nodes, right?
You can stop your nodes and still receive rewards, but if you have stake you’ll want to wait for the de-registration to take effect as one you may produce blocks, and two for the health of the network.
Your friend, FROG
Is that the only way to see if a pool has been retired? I have mistakingly deregistered the pool, but didn’t go through to the transaction (I believe) as my wallet wasn’t ready. In adapools.org I see that it has been retired (If I look at the about tab page), but in Daedalus don’t see the red mark (never seen it for my pool). This was in epoch 11. I am bit worried now, should I register new one and forget about this one?
Thank you. I have the same issue. Based on what you guys discussed, I need to wait until next the next epoch (256). Then I can get the deposit back.
Refer docs: 11. Retiring a Stake Pool — cardano-node Documentation 1.0.0 documentation
The pool it retired. But how can I check if I received the 500 ADA deposit back?
Hello, how was it going? Is it return and no need to claim??