nodeos

Introduction

nodeos is the core service daemon that runs on every CyberWay node. It can be configured to process smart contracts, validate transactions, produce blocks containing valid transactions, and confirm blocks to record them on the blockchain.

Access Node A local or remote CyberWay access node running nodeos is required for a client application or smart contract to interact with the blockchain.

Nodeos Usage

nodeos is a command line interface (CLI) application. It can be started manually from the command line or through an automated script. Nodeos options are used mainly for housekeeping purposes, such as setting the directory where the blockchain data resides, specifying the name of the nodeos configuraton file, setting the name and path of the logging configuration file, etc. All CLI options can be found by running nodeos --help as shown below.

$ nodeos --help
Application Options:
Application Config Options:
--plugin arg Plugin(s) to enable, may be specified
multiple times
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Application Command Line Options:
-h [ --help ] Print this help message and exit.
-v [ --version ] Print version information.
--print-default-config Print default configuration template
-d [ --data-dir ] arg Directory containing program runtime
data
--config-dir arg Directory containing configuration
files such as config.ini
-c [ --config ] arg (=config.ini) Configuration file name relative to
config-dir
-l [ --logconf ] arg (=logging.json) Logging configuration file name/path
for library users