VSYNC Masternode Setup Guide

NODEshare's easy step by step instructions

The process of setting up a remote VSX Masternode may seem daunting but you only need to follow a few steps.

Start with the checklist and work your way through the steps.

Step 0 - Checklist

You will need the following.

  • 250,001 VSX coins. You only need 250,000 for your masternode, but do need a bit more to make the transactions.
  • Latest version of the VSX wallet - check the Vsync website for the official version
  • Order Hosting from NODEshare
  • 10 minutes of your time

Onto Step 1. Click on the below to get started.

Step 1 - Enable Coin Control

Goto Settings, Click Options, Click Wallet, Click Enable Coin Control

Step 2 - Create Receive Address

Click Receive, Type your masternodes Alias into LABEL. Alias can be anything, we often go with MN1 or MN2 etc… Then click Request Payment.

Step 3 - Send 250,000 VSX to the new address

Copy Address and close window.

Then click SEND

  1. Paste the new address in PAY TO:
  2. Type 250,000 in Amount:
  3. Click the Send button at the bottom left
  4. Click okay to confirm the transaction fee

Note: this must be 250,000 VSX - do not alter this number for fees, they will be added on top.

If you have an existing masternode, you MUST use COIN CONTROL so coins are not sent from an existing masternode.

Step 4 - Email NODEshare your Address

Just reply to VSX Masternode Order Confirmation - [VSX1XXX] from NODEshare

Paste your address and send the reply.

Step 5 - Receive NODEshare email, Close wallet & Place the masternode.conf file

You will need to open the Vsync Folder in APPDATA. To reach this folder - start in File Explorer and follow the following tree:

This PC > OS (C:) > Users > Login Name > Appdata > Roaming > Vsync

Paste the new data from the file received from NODEshare into masternode.conf

If you can not see APPDATA - see this link on Microsoft for help

Step 6 - Restart wallet & Unlock the collateral

Restart Wallet so the changes from the masternode.conf take effect.

Click send. Click Inputs. In list mode there is a lock next to your 250,000 collateral amount.

Click on the lock - click on “unlock unspent” within the dropdown

Step 7 - Start Masternode

Click the Masternode Tab

Select the the alias and click "Start Alias"

A message will appear that the Masternode was started successfully. Happy Dividends!

If you have errors. 1st Recheck your work.

If you get the “could not allocate vin error” - check coin control and make sure that 250,000 coins are in the specified address.