With the imminent launch of the Etherium 2.0 mainnet, I thought it would be good to do a quick write-up on how to quickly setup everything you need to become a validator on a single machine using Docker.

So assuming you already have Docker installed (I have it installed on a Ubuntu 18.10 host), you’ll need to run the following applications:

  • Eth 1.0 client node — We’ll use Geth.
  • Eth 2.0 beacon-chain node — We’ll use Prysm.
  • Eth 2.0 validator client — We’ll also use Prysm.

We’re going to run the containers with --restart=always to make sure that it automatically…

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