Skip to content

Service Node Overview


Introduction

The Blocknet Protocol is supported by a network of Service Nodes, which are similar to masternodes but with an increased level of participation. These Service Nodes are used as a DHT network overlay to support XBridge, XRouter, and XCloud services. In order to support these service, they host full nodes of the blockchains the protocol is compatible with, host microservices, verify interactions between peers, route communication between blockchains, and perform anti-spam and anti-DOS measures for the network. Service Nodes can also vote to participate in Blocknet's self-governance system.

Service Nodes require 5000 BLOCK. If seeking to acquire BLOCK, there are various options available.


Rewards

Details on rewards can be found here with an updated version on the way, which can be found here when complete.

Additional resources:

XRouter Beta Released! Read more...
Required Wallet Update! View downloads...