Node Snapshot Bitcanna

You can use the node snapshot below to get the block height according to the latest snapshot file we uploaded, we usually update the snapshot every 12/24 hours "UTC". With node snapshots, you can save storage space and time to sync your nodes.

Our Prune Configuration

pruning = "custom"

# applied pruning strategy
pruning-keep-recent = "100"
pruning-interval = "10"


Snapshot Info

location: Austria
file name: bitcanna-14129346.tar.lz4
block height: 14129346
snapshot size: 14G
timestamp: 15 hours ago

Instructions with terminal


- If snapshot info doesn't show data, it means our server is down.
- Contact us if you need help / report.
- Ignore red text if you are not a validator.
- If you are a validator that uses a single node, make sure to back up priv_validator_key.json and priv_validator_state.json. Security reason
  • Install requirement if don't have:
    sudo apt install lz4 -y
  • Stop node :
    sudo systemctl stop bcnad
    Some also use this :
    systemctl --user stop bcnad
  • For Validator node

  • Back up priv_validator_key.json in safe place:
    # default path
    # $HOME/.bcna/config/priv_validator_key.json
  • Back up priv_validator_state.json:
    cp $HOME/.bcna/data/priv_validator_state.json $HOME/.bcna/priv_validator_state.json.bak
  • Reset chain data:
    bcnad tendermint unsafe-reset-all --home $HOME/.bcna --keep-addr-book
  • Download Snapshot Data :
    curl -o - -L | lz4 -c -d - | tar -x -C $HOME/.bcna
  • Validator node move priv_validator_state.json that was backed up earlier:
    mv $HOME/.bcna/priv_validator_state.json.bak $HOME/.bcna/data/priv_validator_state.json
  • Restart node:
    sudo systemctl restart bcnad
    journalctl -fu bcnad -o cat
    Some also use this :
    systemctl --user restart bcnad
    journalctl --user -fu bcnad -o cat