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Choose a trusted Validator

The purposes of Staking?

Before staking your coin, you should know the purposes of staking are:

  • Secure the chain: with Aura, everyone has the superpower to contribute to the security and governance of the Aura Network.
  • Earn rewards: select one or more validators of the Aura Network and start earning assets.
  • Vote for the future: staking Aura have the right to vote on proposals and make decisions on the future of the network.

Aura holders that do not operate validators themselves also can participate in securing the network by a mechanism called Delegation. When Aura holders stake their Aura, they must choose one or more trust validators to delegate to. Validators are then able to receive rewards but are also be at risk of slashing if the validators they chose misbehave. Before Aura holders start staking process, they must setup their wallet, transfer Aura to the wallet and then select trust validators.

Select trusted Validators

Please click Validators on the menu to view Validators list of the network.

Validators

Aura holders have access to a range of Validator's information available in Aura network explorers like Aurascan. Please review the following information before staking:

  • Validator name: also known as the moniker
  • Voting power: the sum of self-bonded and delegated tokens
  • Commission: validator service fee charged to delegators
  • Participation: vote participation stat for proposals
  • Uptime: proportion of the period of time that validator's server was used without any problems
Note

Aura holders should research and learn more about validator's operation, history and security practices to choose a trusted validator to prevent slashing.

Validator details

When choosing a validator, you can view the Validator information details include Validator profile, Proposed Blocks, Uptime, Delegators and Power Events.

  1. Validator profile The basic information of validator:
FieldsDescription
Operator AddressValidator operator address at which Aura holders delegate their voting power to.
AddressPersonal wallet address of a validator
WebsiteWebsite of the validator's organization
CommissionValidator service fee charged to delegators
UptimeProportion of the period of time that validator's server was used without any problems
Voting PowerThe sum of self-bonded and delegated tokens
Bonded HeightThe block height at which validator was bonded
Self BondedThe delegation of Aura from a validator to themselves
DetailsDetails information of the validator
  1. Proposed Blocks The validator that is selected to propose the next block is called the proposer. Proposed blocks is the blocks list that the validator proposed.
FieldsDescription
HeightThe block height that the validator proposed. Click the block height to view block details
Block HashHash of the block
TxsNumber of transactions inside the block
TimeTimestamp that block is on-chain
  1. Uptime View the last 100 blocks, missed blocks are displayed with an X

  2. Delegators List of delegators that delegated to the validator

FieldsDescription
Delegator AddressWallet address of delegator
AmountAmount of AURA that delegator delegated to validator
  1. Power Events Transactions list related to Operator Address (when delegator delegate/undelegate/redelegate from/to validator)
FieldsDescription
HeightThe block height of this transaction
TxHashHash of transaction
AmountAmount that delegator delegate/undelegate/redelegate from/to validator
TimeTimestamp of transaction