I’m new to the party here and am looking to setup a stake pool on the mainnet. I’ve installed the node locally and am completely sync’d up as a passive node. I am now currently at the following instructions at the following step:
Creating a simple transaction
whenever I run this command:
cardano-cli shelley query utxo \
–address $(cat payment.addr)
I always get the following output:
TxHash TxIx Lovelace
I’ve also gone through most of the stake pool course and it mentions a faucet on the testnet to get funds into the payment address. So I have a couple of questions,
- What is the best way to fund this address on the mainnet and how specifically would I do that?
- Once I’ve gone through and created transactions with all the keys and addresses on my local instance can or should I use those on my AWS Production instances? If not, what is the recommended practice here? Do I take my local instance offline, generate the keys and addresses, transfer to AWS? If so, how do I verify transactions on AWS before registering the pool and making it live?
Thanks in advance for any guidance here, looking forward to being a part of this community.