Test your parachain with Chachacha relay network

Let’s get started…

Quick Setup of Remote Cloud Instance

  1. Signup or login to Digital Ocean.
  2. Click create Droplet.
  3. Enter the name of your project.
  4. Choose an Ubuntu x64 20.04 (LTS) server, select the basic plan, and then the Premium Intel $12/mo service, will do the trick.
  • Open a terminal on your local machine and enter:
ssh root@<insert public ip>
  • Then enter your passphrase you made above, and you should be good connected to your remote server.

Download Docker

$ sudo apt-get update$ sudo apt-get install \
apt-transport-https \
ca-certificates \
curl \
gnupg \
$ curl -fsSL https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu/gpg | sudo gpg --dearmor -o /usr/share/keyrings/docker-archive-keyring.gpg$ echo \
"deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/docker-archive-keyring.gpg] https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu \
$(lsb_release -cs) stable" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/docker.list > /dev/null
 $ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install docker-ce docker-ce-cli containerd.io
sudo docker run hello-world

Clone chachacha

git clone -b chachacha https://github.com/centrifuge/polkadot.git
$ cd polkadot 
$ git checkout chachacha

Run the Docker compose file

  • Make sure you are in the polkadot directory.
  • Now let’s run the Docker commands:
$ apt  install docker-compose$ docker-compose -f docker/docker-compose-chachacha.yml up -d
curl \-H “Content-Type:application/json;charset=utf-8” \-d ‘{ “jsonrpc”:”2.0", “id”:1, “method”:”author_rotateKeys” }

Create a Cha account and get funded

Create para_id

Set the session keys in Chachacha




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