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Deploying Neo Nodes on Server

Install Neo client

  1. Install .NET Core Runtime on the server, 5.0 and the later version.

  2. From GitHub, download the Neo-CLI program and enable the Neo node.

Install plugins

Some additional functionalities are individually encapsulated in plug-ins for the purpose of improving node security, stability, and flexibility. For more information, refer to Installing plugins .

Go to here to download plugins. Exchanges need to install the following plugins to get the complete functionality of transaction log API and automatic synchronization with the offline package:

  • ApplicationLogs (Mandatory)

  • LevelDBStore (Preloaded)

  • RpcServer (Mandatory)

  • RpcNep17Tracker (Recommended)

Unzip the plugin packages under the Neo-CLI root directory, as shown below, all the plugin files are extracted into the Plugins folder automatically.

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You can also install plugins using CLI commands:

install ApplicationLogs
install LevelDBStore
install RpcServer
install RpcNep17Tracker
  • The RpcServer plug-in must be installed before you can use the RpcNep17Tracker plug-in.

  • You must install the plugins ApplicationLogs and RpcNep17Tracker before synchronizing the Neo client, otherwise the log in the blocks synchronized before will be lost.

Modifying configuration files

Before running Neo-CLI, you need to make necessary configurations in the Neo-CLI configuration files. For more information, refer to Configuring and Starting Neo-CLI .

Be cautious to enable automatic opening of wallet. Before you do that, make sure your firewall is open and safe as Password specified in the file is in clear text.