Run a Holesky node
This guide will help you get a Holesky archive node up and running.
- Docker is installed and running.
- Git is installed.
- If using Windows, you should install Git BASH or WSL to use as your terminal.
1. Clone eth-docker
2. Do the eth-docker quickstart config
Complete the eth-docker quickstart. You will need to run the config command:
Make sure to enable Grafana dashboards.
3. Expose RPC ports
To expose the node’s RPC ports (for a Taiko node to make calls to it), you can append
el-shared.yml to the list of files in the
COMPOSE_FILE variable in your
Keep in mind this is not encrypted, so you should not expose it to the internet. eth-docker offers a few other options that you can read about here.
4. Enable archive node
Also in the
.env file, set the value
5. Start Docker containers
6. Check your node is running properly
You can visit the Grafana dashboard which should be running on
localhost:3000 to verify if your node is running correctly. You should see the chain head increasing.
See Run a Sepolia L1 archive node (YouTube), the only difference is you need to select Holesky testnet.