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Since Dash Platform is fully accessible via DAPI, running a full node is unnecessary and generally provides no particular benefit. Regardless, the steps below provide the necessary information for advanced users to connect.

Config File

The config file shown below may be used to connect a Dash Core node to Testnet. Testnet currently operates using Dash Core v18.1.0-RC1.


# Hard-coded first node

Starting Dash Core

To start Dash Core and connect to Testnet, simply run dashd or dash-qt with the conf parameter set to the configuration file created above: <path to binary> -conf=<path to configuration file>

dashd -conf=/home/dash/.dashcore/dash-testnet.conf