Resuming operations on Sifchain

Hi all, Sifchain seems to have decided to continue, so we’ll continue providing validator services on the network. Follow our announcement channel at to kepp yourself informed Thanks for your support.

December 31, 2022 · 1 min · Merak

Shutting down operations on Sifchain

Hi all, Because of current Sifchain status, lack of clear roadmap and development, we’re ceasing operations on 31 December. This is not the only movement here as it has been preceded by other validators with similar feelings about this. Good luck and see you on other chains! Thanks for your support.

December 20, 2022 · 1 min · Merak

How to restake?

As you already know, staking allows you to get rewards by depositing your tokens on a validator. Merak has restake support enabled, so it’s your turn to take profit of it! First you need to delegate tokens to the validator in the traditional way, either via or via your preferred wallet. If you’re using restake you’ll see a dialog similar to this: Once it’s done, if you visit the list of delegations, it will show that Auto-compounding requires to fix permissions:...

August 27, 2022 · 1 min · Merak

Arable Testnet Validator

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August 19, 2022 · 1 min · Merak

Relocating a validator

I’ve seen this question on one of the forums I participate and wanted to document it a bit, with not too much specifics to give some clues about the process and things to avid. Relocating a server usually it’s just a matter of installing the new one, adding the services, software etc. This operation can be made in an easier way if the deployment is automated. For example, I do use a common set of playbooks in Ansible to configure, install, etc all my servers in a similar way, also creating helper commands I can use for doing some standard operations and monitoring....

August 10, 2022 · 3 min · Merak