Geth ethereum commands
On Windows, Geth installation is as simple as extracting geth. The download page provides an installer as well as a zip file. The installer puts geth into your PATH automatically.
There is already a preconfigured tesnet in Nethereum, which can be downloaded from github. The preconfigured testnet will start producing blocks inmediately so there is no need to start this manually, for more information check the Proof of Authority section below.
PoA consensus is reached by referring to a list of validators referred to as authorities when they are linked to physical entities. It does not depend on nodes solving arbitrarily difficult mathematical problems, but instead uses a set of "authorities" - nodes that are explicitly allowed to create new blocks and secure the blockchain. The chain has to be signed off by the majority of authorities, in which case it becomes a part of the permanent record.
This makes it easier to maintain a private chain and keep the block issuers accountable. The lines below are meant only for test network and safe environments for non-interactive scripted use. Attach a console to a running geth instance.
By default this happens over IPC over the default IPC endpoint but when necessary a custom endpoint could be specified:. Ethereum Frontier Guide Introduction 0. The Frontier Release 0. Installing and running a node 1. Connecting to the network 1. Monitoring your nodes 1. Setting up a cluster 2. Importing your presale wallet 2. Listing accounts and checking balances 2.
CPU mining with geth 3. Command line interface and options 4. Contracts and transactions 5. Account types and transactions 5. Writing a contract 5. Compiling a contract 5. Creating and deploying a contract 5.