Retaining validator keys when wiping node data

To backup your validator keys (located in priv_validator_key.json & register.json), make sure you're running AccMan v0.3 or above.

Your node should be running.

Select Key Management.

Select Backup Key to AccMan. Follow the prompt to encrypt it with a password.

Take note of the Network. YOU MUST ONLY RESTART ON THIS NETWORK / BVN later on

Stop the node.

Delete Node with the “Clean/Delete” option.

Create node

Join Accumulate Network

Select the same Network as your backup

Select the same BVN as your backup

Select latest version offered.

Restore key when prompted


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