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Updated on March 2, 2021

Load validators without restarting Teku

You can load validators into a running Teku process, only if you started Teku by:


  • If you started Teku by specifying individual validator key files or external signer public keys, then you must restart Teku.

  • You must restart Teku to remove validators.


To load the validators in a running Teku instance, send a SIGHUP signal to the Teku process.

kill -HUP <PID>

Where <PID> is the process ID of the running Teku instance.

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