Dash Core full node#

Since Dash Platform is fully accessible via DAPI, running a full node is unnecessary and generally provides no particular benefit. Regardless, the steps below provide the necessary information for advanced users to connect.

Config File#

The config file shown below may be used to connect a Dash Core node to Testnet. Testnet currently operates using Dash Core v19.3.0.

# dash-testnet.conf

# Hard-coded first node

Starting Dash Core#

To start Dash Core and connect to Testnet, simply run dashd or dash-qt with the conf parameter set to the configuration file created above: <path to binary> -conf=<path to configuration file>

dashd -conf=/home/dash/.dashcore/dash-testnet.conf