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

Restake support

Merak has added restake support for the validator, you can find the current active links in the validator page. In short, restake, via the link provided, allows you, as delegator to autocompound the earnings from staking for free. You can click on the icons in the networks field in the profile tab to select the validator in other networks where restaking is supported by the validator. How it works? Using AuthZ support in some chains, your wallet grants access to the validator to claim rewards in your name and delegate them again to the same validator, meaning that you don’t need to do that manually (and you don’t need to pay the fees for it, as those are paid by the validator itself)....

July 26, 2022 · 2 min · Merak

Swap places

Sometimes we want to exchange tokens between them, and many times the easiest way is to use a Swap page. Those pages connect to your wallet, like Metamask, and ask for approval for interacting with your tokens. With those interactions will allow you to select the tokens to use as source (funds) and target from a list, or via their contract so that you can exchange them. Network URL BSC https://pancakeswap....

November 19, 2021 · 1 min · Merak

Token Approval URLs

When a wallet interacts, for example, Metamask, it might require approvals for interaction with the wallet. Sometimes, those contracts might be fraudulent or malicious and, you forget about them when time passes but still have access to your funds. You can check the current approved ones via the following sites, depending on the network you’re using on your wallet: Ethereum https://approved.zone/ https://tac.dappstar.io/ https://revoke.cash/ https://app.unrekt.net/ https://debank.com https://etherscan.io/tokenapprovalchecker Polygon https://polygonscan.com/tokenapprovalchecker Binance Smart Chain https://bscscan....

November 11, 2021 · 1 min · Merak

Blockchain Validator

Merak is a chain Validator on the following projects: Mainnet Network 📈 Stake Status Description of project Nym Mainnet (Genesis) Nym : Infrastructure to prevent leaks on data and metadata Umee Autocompound or Stake Mainnet (Genesis) Umee is a cross-chain DeFi Hub for Cosmos and Ethereum Passage 3D Autocompound or Stake Mainnet (Genesis) Passage 3D is an accessible and customizable 3D world for video chat, presentations, collaboration and e-commerce. Sifchain Autocompound or stake Betanet Dex Testnets Network 📈 Stake Status Description of project Umee Testnet No longer participating We’ve stopped collaborating on those projects to focus or efforts on others based on different reasons...

October 7, 2021 · 1 min · Merak