Restore a validator

Restore a validator#

A validator can be completely restored on a new Terra node with the following set of keys:

  • The Consensus key, stored in ~/.terra/config/priv_validator.json

  • The mnemonic to the validator wallet

  • The mnemonic to the oracle feeder wallet


Before proceeding, ensure that the existing validator is not active. Double voting has severe slashing consequences.

To restore a validator:

  1. Setup a full Terra node synced up to the latest block.

  2. Replace the ~/.terra/config/priv_validator.json file of the new node with the associated file from the old node, then restart your node.

  3. Set up the price and oracle feeders.