Checking A Node

1. Check Node Running Version

To check the node version that is running, run the command below:

./psc utility metadata

2. Check if Node is Syncing

1. To check if your node is syncing properly, run the command below and check that the block height of the shard(s).

./psc blockchain latest-headers

POSI Chain relies on a beacon shard chain (aka shard 0) to facilitate cross shard transaction. For the node to be fully working both your non shard 0 and shard 0 needs to be fully synced.

2. Before continuing, check if your node is fully synced using an external endpoint. Replace parameter --node with the endpoint you want to compare with. Check the examples below for shard 0 on mainnet and testnet. Just change the endpoints to do the comparison with other shards.

./psc --node="" blockchain latest-headers

3. Verify if blocks shown on steps 1 and 2 are closer or equal to each other. If so, your node should have caught up!

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