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ZenCash Mandatory Upgrade: Zen 2.0.14

June 20 UPDATE – We are pleased to announce ZenCash 2.0.14 for Linux is available. All node operators, exchanges, and pool operators must update from the previous version before June 28th when the current version is deprecated and will stop working (at block 332576). – Source ZenCash Blog

BUILDING FROM SOURCE

To upgrade from any version prior to 2.0.14 you will have to re-clone the repository. The ZencashOfficial/zen repository was replaced by a new repository based on Zcash upstream with a different commit history, merging/pulling is not possible without issues.

Refer to detailed instructions to build from the source to update the zend daemon.

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What is required to host ZENCash Super Nodes

We are hosting ZenCash Super Nodes – check here!

ZenCash team recently announced the plans to add Super Nodes to the ZenCash network by the end of 2018. This step will place ZenCash to be much more than a cryptocurrency.

An updated white paper has been released this week outlining greater details, for more information please download ZenCash Supernode White paper.

Within just three months of launching their secure node system, ZenCash’s network has reached over 9000+ nodes. If you are interested in hosting your secure node, we are here to help you. Please contact us for more details or visit our thesecurenodes.com.

What is a Super Node?

 

Basically ZenCash Super Nodes will be even more powerful than Secure Nodes, tasked with managing key network and system functions, including hosting multiple services on sidechains, tracking and measuring Secure Node uptime, and queuing the node payment schedule for miners.

Super Nodes will ensure the utility not only of ZenCash as a currency, but also the future services that will be layered in the infrastructure.

What is a requirement for Super Node?

Super nodes must follow higher criteria:

At least 500 ZEN in a t-address for staking
Multiple CPU cores
8GB of RAM or more
100GB of storage or more
96% node uptime per day
Our target Super Node and Secure Node counts are between 2000-2,500 Super Nodes and 20,000-25,000 Secure Nodes, respectively.

When is Super Nodes going to be released?

As mentioned earlier ZenCash team is planning to add this functionality by end of 2018. The testing may begin sometime in July 2018 though.

What is the reward payout for Super Node?

The current block reward will be changed from 3.5% to 10% secure nodes, 10% supernodes, 10% treasury, and 70% miners. Good news, isn’t it? If you would like to find out ROI, you may visit ZenCash ROI Calculator.

An updated white paper has been released this week outlining greater details, for more information please download ZenCash Supernode White paper.

Is TheSecureNodes Team going to provide Super Nodes hosting?

Of course yes, we are, managed services company, we currently provide managed hosting for secure nodes. We have plans in place to start managed hosting for Super Nodes as well.

For any queries please contact us. We are available on WhatsApp as well.