The process for expressing interest in becoming a validator is as follows:
1. Fill out the the Expression of interest formGo to form
2. Join Dock’s Candidate validators Riot channel (Optional)Join channel
We anticipate replying to each completed form within 1 - 2 weeks and if successful we will continue the onboarding process. If your application is unsuccessful we will confirm by email.
If succesful we will:
- Send an email confirmation
- Request that you fill in a short form with public keys and account information
- Add you to our Slack channel for Dock validators
- Put the validator in queue, keep at most 5 validators in standby
In response, you should:
- Generate Aura and Grandpa keys
- Generate account (blockchain address) for receiving block rewards
You can either generate the above on your own or use the provided scripts.