Essential commands (macOS & Windows)

A summary of the most important flags to run the prysm client with prysm.sh or prysm.bat. For beginner friendly guides please look here for Windows and here for macOS.

Windows

Get prysm.bat file curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/prysmaticlabs/prysm/master/prysm.bat --output prysm.bat
Beacon-node prysm.bat beacon-chain --datadir=$HOME/prysm
Create new keysprysm.bat validator accounts create --keystore-path=$HOME/prysm --password=yourPassword
Validator prysm.bat validator --keystore-path=$HOME/prysm --password=yourPassword Slasher prysm.bat slasher --datadir=$HOME/prysm

macOS

Get pryms.sh file curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/prysmaticlabs/prysm/master/prysm.sh --output prysm.sh && chmod +x prysm.sh
Beacon-node prysm.sh beacon-chain --datadir=$HOME/prysm
Create new keysprysm.bat validator accounts create --keystore-path=$HOME/prysm --password=yourPassword
Validator prysm.sh validator --keystore-path=$HOME/prysm --password=yourPassword Slasher prysm.sh slasher --datadir=$HOME/prysm
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