monerod

Monerod is the core implementation of Monero. As opposed to Bitcoin Core, monerod is only responsible for maintaining the blockchain. All wallet features are managed through a separate program called [Simple Wallet].

Bootstrap

Download code

Import Blockchain

You can download the latest blockchain at the Monero Homepage. Once you’ve downloaded the file, you’ll want to import it like this:

$ bin/monero-blockchain-import --input-file ~/Downloads/blockchain.raw

Sit back and relax. This will take a while.

Node

Local

$ bin/monerod

Public

$ screen -dmS monerod bash -c "bin/monerod --rpc-bind-address=0.0.0.0"

Wallet

$ bin/monero-wallet-cli --wallet-file <path/to/wallet> --daemon-host <url>