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Technical FAQ

1. Are the private keys same for delivery and bttc keystore?

Yes, the private key used for generating validator keys and bttc keystore is the same.

2. List of Common Commands

We currently have an easy to dive-in list for you for the Linux packages. We will keep updating this list regularly for more convenience.

For Linux packages

A. Start delivery

$ deliveryd start

B. Start delivery rest-server

$ deliveryd rest-server

C. Build bttc

$ make bttc

3. How to use developer API?

The BitTorrent Chain Developer APIs are provided as a community service and without warranty, so please use what you need and no more. We support both GET/POST requests and there is a rate limit of 5 calls per sec/IP.

Note: Source attribution via a link back or mention that your app is "Powered by APIs" is required except for personal/private usage.

4. How many validators can be active concurrently?

There are now 12 active validators. There is limited space for accepting new validators. New validators can only join the active set when a currently active validator unbonds.

A new auction process for validator replacement will be rolled out.