NEM Supernode Rewards Program

#2858

Yeah, I observed exactly the same problem - it failed for balance in round #4679 and #4680, even if balance is - of course - right (over 3mio XEM). If this happened (happens) only for a part of supernodes, I hope it will be recalculated for the right reward after solving this issue.

And anyway, about the rewards - I’m still waiting for the payout for rounds #4673-#4676. It should came yesterday (2019-03-14) around 14:00-15:00 GMT, but nothing arrived. Did anybody has the same experience ?

#2859

Reason for the failures were that i needed to restart the local NIS on the node rewards master. I will check on weekend which nodes suffered from that problem and issue the missing payouts.

6 Likes
#2860

why some nodes had paid at 4677-4680 for 838?
seems stuck at number 167

#2861

Are there any recommendations on providers for hosting a node? Preferably ones with pre-configured nodes if possible, I think I vaguely remember ctl.io have a pre-installed supernode server which just requires configuration with your settings. I’ve also seen recommendations of people recommending vultr.

#2862

Hi, I do not know if you know the page. Here you have an overview of all used ISP´s (NEM Blockchain).

" https://nodeexplorer.com/ "

#2863

Thanks, looks like vultr is most popular.

#2864

not sure about OS though, seems like there’s a lot of options in vultr, like debian, ubuntu, fedora, centos etc. Thinking of going for the 8GB to future proof it. VC2 $40 per month. Is there still a tutorial available, I used Pauls one last time, not sure if it’s still valid though.

#2865

That’s the good thing about Linux, but it also has a few disadvantages.
Everyone has a slightly different configuration.
I think most used ubuntu / debian. . … centos… . . Fedora…etc.
Actually only the main settings(Ports, etc.) are the same, the rest is a question of opinion and comfort…

1 Like
#2866

Here is the list of additional payouts for the nodes that suffered from the NIS restart on the node rewards server in round 4679:

payouts.pdf (89.5 KB)

1 Like
#2867

I can confirm that this payout has been received. Many thanks, BR, for all your work around SuperNodes and rewards program!

#2868

There were some balance tests failing in round 4702 due to the local node-rewards NIS doing a full garbage collection. Here are the additional payouts for those nodes:

payouts.pdf (52.3 KB)

#2869

The same happened in round 4703

Thanks

#2870

:confused:

If that happens too often then i guess it will level out in the long run.
This time I am doing the additional payout though:

payouts.pdf (53.8 KB)

#2871

Hi, BR,

short technical question ->

  • When Supernode is (e.g. after restart/update of server platform) in LOADING CHAIN status, and the measuring will come, will Supernode pass the tests in this while or not ?

  • When Supernode is in LOADING CHAIN status, is it possible to start servant (./startservant.sh), or is better idea to wait for finish of loading chain and start servant immediately after that ?

Why I’m asking for - now, with ~ 2100000 blocks height of blockchain, is loading chain very slow process - it takes 1.5-2hours, even on strong servers. But on the other hand - sometimes is of course necessary to update and restart server platform under Supernode (kernel vulnerabilities, newer java, etc.). As measuring is happened each ~ 6hours, it should be very easy to “interfere” with updating (and reloading chain) process thru some round of measuring process. And thus is possible to miss the reward due this issue, which is sad at all, of course ;).

Thanks for clarification…

#2872

Depends on the test. NIS tests will fail while servant tests (if servant is already started) will most likely pass.

Yes, no problem.

Yes that is very possible and does happen. But since everyone needs to restart once in a while, it levels out.

#2874

change ip 78.47.48.110 to 116.203.42.162

#2875

https://supernodes.nem.io/

Web server is down?

#2876

Yes, working on it to get it up again.

1 Like
#2877

Something wrong with measurement again? Round #4778 failed in my case (just) under “Balance” section - but balance is ok, of course…

1 Like
#2878

Will look into it on weekend.