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Batch 1 Xa-Miners are shipping and while a more detailed guide is in the works, this ‘quickstart’ version will get your new Xa-Miner up and running today!

Note: You do not access the Xa-Miner directly by plugging a monitor, mouse or keyboard into it. You might never need to access your Xa-Miner directly, as nearly everything can be handled from the web interface. …


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Thank you to Ian from the ScPrime community for his assistance with this document. Please note that Ubuntu 20.04 is the platform used for the examples in this guide. This guide also assumes you know your way around Linux, can install Ubuntu, write some shell script etc, port-forward on your router and sign up for a dynamic or free DNS service.

Initial Steps

Ian used an old ProLiant mini server with 4TB that was gathering dust. This…


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The following ‘cheat sheet’ shows all the common settings and commands used by ScPrime Storage Providers to setup and maintain their provider instances.

Collateral- Collateral is part of the exchange between a storage provider and a storage renter. Because of the decentralized nature of the network there has to be a mechanic in place to keep a ScPrime Storage Provider from just switching off their computer or faking the data. This mechanism is collateral. …


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The backbone of the ScPrime network is its hosts, or Storage Providers. These providers rent out their unused hard drive space to the ScPrime project to sell to their customers. Becoming a ScPrime Storage Provider is also a great way to earn passive income while also helping to build the ‘Distributed Datacenter’.

While setting up a storage provider instance is straight forward for the most part, it can be daunting at first. …


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The first Storage Provider quick start guide focused on using the ScPrime UI to set up your first provider instance. Even if one uses the UI to setup their host, it is recommended to actually run it on a day to day basis using the CLI, or Command-Line Interface, for reasons discussed in that write-up. …


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The ScPrime project has UI, Command Line and Lite wallets available on nearly every platform. Many are unaware there is also a cold wallet implementation providing the highest level of security while also being the easiest to set up and configure. Cold wallets are typically used for coins the user has no intention of accessing for sale or transfer in the near future. …


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This guide will be an evolving document that will help ScPrime Storage Providers maximize their provider instances as well as deal with any issues that arise as the network comes to scale.

Current Recommended Storage Provider Settings

In order for a Storage Provider to qualify for incentives on the ScPrime network, they must follow the recommended settings put forth by project. Below is the current recommended settings as well as the CLI commands to set them up.

Current Recommended Settings


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On 11/25/2020, a hard fork occurred on the ScPrime blockchain to reset the emission of ScPrimeFunds. Exchanges and mining pool operators were notified well in advance and most updated without issue. One pool operator and one exchange failed to have version 1.5.1 operational at the fork, with miners continuing to find blocks on a shorter, legacy chain after the fork. …


ScPrime is building out a cloud storage network for their upcoming product, Xa. Customers seeking affordable data storage will purchase from SCP, Corp using traditional payment rails; credit card, purchase order, etc. This will trigger an instance of the core infrastructure product as described in the whitepaper, the Relayer, where coins are locked into smart contracts with a global storage provider network. These transactions are facilitated by the network’s own currency, ScPrimeCoin (exchange ticker ‘SCP’). ScPrimeCoin is also used in an incentive program for storage providers to maximize performance, capacity and growth of the ScPrime network.

Supply

Today, SCP’s circulating supply…


Staking is a big part of cryptocurrency. Whether it’s a Masternode or the latest trend, DeFi, staking is a way to earn more of a certain coin or even an entirely new asset passively by locking up your coins. ScPrime offers ‘staking’ by providing storage on the network and it’s easier and safer then any other option in that the only way you stand to lose your stake is based entirely on your own performance.

Masternodes

Masternodes are a very well known way of staking. Simply put, you lock up or ‘stake’ your coins in order to be a node on…

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