zachsmith Zach A.

Mining Pool Operator & Mining Enthusiast. Jack of All Trades, Master of None.

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Status Update & Consensus 2017

As some BlockGen’s subscribers may already know, BlockGen has been involved on a professional level in several mining and pool operations over the past year or so. BlockGen is being transitioned over into an actual business entity and startup. We will be offering several products and solutions that will generally revolve around mining operations, facilities,...
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The Right VPS For Your Mining Pool

Virtual Private Servers, also known in short as VPS are commonly used to host small to medium Crypto-Currency Mining Pools. If you have read any of my other mining pool guides, you will see I always set them up on a VPS. I will be going over some basic things you should know about and...
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5 Tools Every Pool Operator Should Know About

These 5 tools will prove to be helpful to you as a pool operator. Whether you run a large operation, small operation, or you just run a pool because you enjoy it. Either way, these tools will definitely help you out....
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Setup Your Own Mining Pool

This is a step by step guide on how to setup your own mining pool for things like bitcoin, litecoin, and other crypto-currencies. This guide is meant to replace Novice’s Guide to Setting up a Crypto-Currency Mining Pool...
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Utilize CloudFlare as a DNS Server

This is an addition to Novice’s Guide to Setting up a Crypto-Currency Mining Pool please refer to that guide first. We will be setting up a domain name to resolve on your already setup mining pool (MPOS Frontend). Cloudflare will be utilized. Cloudflare will be acting as your DNS...
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Basic Hardening and Security for your Pool

  This guide is meant to be apart of the Novice’s Guide to Setting up a Crypto-Currency Mining Pool, and will be using things already setup from that guide. Please refer to that guide first. We are going to go over some basic things to harden your server and secure it. This will help prevent...
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Novice’s Guide to Setting up a Crypto-Currency Mining Pool

This a step by step guide on how to setup your own crypto-currency mining pool. This guide is out-dated, it has now been replaced by Setup Your Own Mining Pool. Please refer to the new guide if you want to setup your own mining pool. This guide will still exist and serve as a legacy guide...
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