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Updated on August 9, 2022

slashing-protection

Manage the local slashing protection data used by the validator.

import

Imports the slashing protection database using the validator client interchange format.

config-file

teku slashing-protection import --config-file=<FILE>
teku slashing-protection import --config-file=/home/me/me_node/config.yaml
TEKU_CONFIG_FILE=/home/me/me_node/config.yaml

Path to the YAML configuration file. The default is none.

data-path

teku slashing-protection import --data-path=<PATH>
teku slashing-protection import --data-path=/home/me/me_node

Path to the Teku data directory. The default directory is OS-dependent:

  • macOS: ~/Library/teku
  • Unix/Linux: $XDG_DATA_HOME/teku if $XDG_DATA_HOME is set; otherwise ~/.local/share/teku
  • Windows: %localappdata%\teku.

data-validator-path

teku slashing-protection import --data-validator-path=<PATH>
teku slashing-protection import --data-validator-path=/home/me/me_validator
TEKU_DATA_VALIDATOR_PATH=/home/me/me_validator
data-validator-path: "/home/me/me_validator"

Path to the validator client data. The default is <data-path>/validator where <data-path> is specified using --data-path.

Info

Teku imports slashing protection data into a slashprotection directory under the validator client data directory.

from

teku slashing-protection import --from=<FILE>
teku slashing-protection import --from=/home/slash/b845...23bed.json

The file to import the slashing protection database from.

Teku imports the file to the <data-path>/validators/slashprotection/ directory in the format <validator-pubkey>.yml (with no 0x prefix).

<data-path> is defined using --data-path.

export

Exports the slashing protection database in the validator client interchange format format.

config-file

teku slashing-protection export --config-file=<FILE>
teku slashing-protection export --config-file=/home/me/me_node/config.yaml
TEKU_CONFIG_FILE=/home/me/me_node/config.yaml

Path to the YAML configuration file. The default is none.

data-path

teku slashing-protection export --data-path=<PATH>
teku slashing-protection export --data-path=/home/me/me_node

Path to the Teku data directory. The default directory is OS-dependent:

  • macOS: ~/Library/teku
  • Unix/Linux: $XDG_DATA_HOME/teku if $XDG_DATA_HOME is set; otherwise ~/.local/share/teku
  • Windows: %localappdata%\teku.

data-validator-path

teku slashing-protection export --data-validator-path=<PATH>
teku slashing-protection export --data-validator-path=/home/me/me_validator
TEKU_DATA_VALIDATOR_PATH=/home/me/me_validator
data-validator-path: "/home/me/me_validator"

Path to the validator client data. The default is <data-path>/validator where <data-path> is specified using --data-path.

Info

Teku exports slashing protection data from the slashprotection directory under the validator client data directory.

to

teku slashing-protection export --to=<FILE>
teku slashing-protection export --to=/home/slash/b845...23bed.json

The file to export the slashing protection database to.

Exports the database in the validator client interchange format format.

repair

Repairs corrupted slashing-protection data files used by Teku.

check-only-enabled

teku slashing-protection repair --checking-only-enabled[=<BOOLEAN>]
teku slashing-protection repair --checking-only-enabled=false

Reads and reports potential slashing-protection file problems, but doesn’t update any files. You can specify which files are checked using --config-file, --data-base-path.

config-file

teku slashing-protection repair --config-file=<FILE>
teku slashing-protection repair --config-file=/home/me/me_node/config.yaml

Path to the YAML configuration file. The default is none.

data-path

teku slashing-protection repair --data-path=<PATH>
teku slashing-protection repair --data-path=/home/me/me_node

Path to the Teku data directory. The default directory is OS-dependent:

  • macOS: ~/Library/teku
  • Unix/Linux: $XDG_DATA_HOME/teku if $XDG_DATA_HOME is set; otherwise ~/.local/share/teku
  • Windows: %localappdata%\teku

The default Docker image location is /root/.local/share/teku.

data-validator-path

teku slashing-protection repair --data-validator-path=<PATH>
teku slashing-protection repair --data-validator-path=/home/me/me_validator

Path to validator client data. The default is <data-path>/validator where <data-path> is specified using --data-path.

Info

The slashing protection data is stored in a slashprotection directory under the validator client data directory.

network

teku slashing-protection repair --network=<NETWORK>
teku slashing-protection repair --network=mainnet

Predefined network configuration. Accepts a predefined network name, or file path or URL to a YAML configuration file. The default is mainnet.

Possible values are:

Network Chain Type Description
mainnet Consensus layer Production Main network
minimal Consensus layer Test Used for local testing and development networks
goerli Consensus layer Test Multi-client testnet
kiln Consensus layer Test Multi-client testnet
ropsten Consensus layer Test Multi-client testnet
gnosis Consensus layer Production Network for the Gnosis chain
sepolia Consensus layer Test Multi-client testnet

Predefined networks can provide defaults such the initial state of the network, bootnodes, and the address of the deposit contract.

slot

teku slashing-protection repair --slot=<INTEGER>
teku slashing-protection repair --slot=1028

Updates slashing protection files to contain the specified slot as a minimum. The value should be a future slot, or after when the validators stopped performing duties.

Note

This can be automatically calculated for most networks, and is generally not required.

update-all-enabled

teku slashing-protection repair --update-all-enabled[=<BOOLEAN>]
teku slashing-protection repair --update-all-enabled=false

Enables all slashing-protection records to be updated. The default is false.

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