This is a script that will set up a Bitcoin node on a Debian server.
It is designed for a brand-new Debian install, preferably Jessie or Squeeze. It will try to upgrade to Jessie.
The wallet features will be disabled for security and performance reasons.
The script is idempotent.
- At least 30 GB of storage
- 512 MB of memory (swap should be OK)
- Debian 6 to 8
Open a root SSH shell to your server. Type in:
wget https://bitbucket.org/pankkake/bitcoin-node/raw/master/node.sh bash -xeu node.sh
To view the status of your Bitcoin node:
su bitcoin -c 'bitcoind getinfo'
Verifying the script authenticity
See the VERIFY file.
If you like this script, please tip 1Md5kvYempaW3NkYxdYbFezL6mKg7QwERe.