# Join the Network
# Hardware Specification
Validators should expect to provision one or more data center locations with redundant power, networking, firewalls, HSMs and servers.
We initially recommend this minimum hardware specifications and they might rise as network usage increases.
# Install injectived and peggo
# Initialize a new Injective Chain node
Before actually running the Injective Chain node, we need to initialize the chain, and most importantly its genesis file.
Running this command will create
injectived default configuration files at
# Prepare configuration to join Mainnet
You should now update the default configuration with the Mainnet's genesis file and application config file, as well as configure your persistent peers with a seed node.
You can also run verify the checksum of the genesis checksum - a4abe4e1f5511d4c2f821c1c05ecb44b493eec185c0eec13b1dcd03d36e1a779
# Configure systemd service for injectived
Edit the config at
Starting and restarting the systemd service
# Sync with the network
For any further questions, you can always connect with the Injective Team via Discord, Telegram, and email.