Are there any freely available recent snapshots for the main net that I could download ? I'm looking for either full or rolling.

  • Can you update the accepted answer? – Phlogi Aug 29 at 15:43

TzDutch has been providing recent backups of the chain since the beginning of betanet called quicksync. This service has proven to be trustworthy and invaluable to a lot of new node operators. They now have an import friendly version also since the introduction of snapshots.

Update: TzDutch is shut down and sadly, quicksync is no longer available. I recommend using Tezosshots, they are newer but trusted source run by an active community member.

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  • Thank you for your answer and thank you TzDutch! The last snapshot from quicksync is a bit more than one month old. It's already really valuable but something even more recent would be awesome and I was wondering if something like this existed. – FFF Jun 30 '19 at 18:31
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    TzDutch are out of business. The quicksync is not available anymore. – Phlogi Oct 11 '19 at 6:53
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    See my answer or check: github.com/Phlogi/tezos-snapshots – Phlogi Oct 30 '19 at 21:08

Automated full and rolling snapshots available here: https://github.com/Phlogi/tezos-snapshots

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  • These are the only snapshots that worked for me. Thank you! – Luis Nov 10 '19 at 16:29

You can already get full mode snapshots here.

Alphanet Archive and Mainnet Archive coming soon™.

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    Thank you! Having all snapshots will be super useful. – FFF Jul 27 '19 at 12:42
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    Any update on the Mainnet archive download? i would need it very urgently – DZDomi Aug 20 '19 at 23:09
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    7-zip compressed Mainnet archive files uploading right now. – Blindripper Aug 22 '19 at 6:43

There is also: https://snapshots.tulip.tools/#/

with snapshots for full and rolling, and the context and store folders as .tar.gz for archive for all networks ( the tezos node does not yet support export/import of archive snapshots, so thats why .tar.gz )

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Here is an update for this question, these snapshots work perfectly when you extract them with xz.



curl -s https://api.github.com/repos/Phlogi/tezos-snapshots/releases/latest | jq -r ".assets[] | select(.name) | .browser_download_url" | grep roll | xargs wget -q --show-progress


curl -s https://api.github.com/repos/Phlogi/tezos-snapshots/releases/latest | jq -r ".assets[] | select(.name) | .browser_download_url" | grep full | xargs wget -q --show-progress
# files are splitted as max. size is 2GB on github release assets
# all in one decompress
cat mainnet.full.* | xz -d -v -T0 > mainnet.importme
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You have also https://snapshots.baketzfor.me/ for mainnet snapshots.

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