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Available snapshots for main net?

Automated full and rolling snapshots available here: https://github.com/Phlogi/tezos-snapshots
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Available snapshots for main net?

You can already get full mode snapshots here. Alphanet Archive and Mainnet Archive coming soon™.
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Available snapshots for main net?

Given this is the accepted answer, I decided to update this answer. Based on all the rest of answers as of today (10/10/2021), the following have updated snapshots: https://xtz-shots.io/ https://...
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Available snapshots for main net?

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 ...
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How do I import a snapshot using docker?

So the answer is the import will work if you use an absolute path to your snapshot file. The snapshot filename alone will not work. Nor will a relative path the filename. The correct command will look ...
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What's the difference between a node synced from scratch, and a node synced from an snapshot?

Every node contains two types of data: store and context. Both archive node and full(snapshot) mode has full store, but full mode has only a portion of the context while the archive mode has full ...
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Available snapshots for main net?

Here is an update for this question, these snapshots work perfectly when you extract them with xz. https://github.com/Phlogi/tezos-snapshots Rolling curl -s https://api.github.com/repos/Phlogi/...
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On what block levels within a cycle can roll snapshots happen?

It is done at the levels corresponding to the cycle positions 255, 511, ..., 4095. Given that cycle_position == (level - 1) % 4096 (the first cycle has started at level 1, genesis being special), the ...
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How big is the chain data on a new node?

On the new node in full history mode my bootstrapped folder looks like this: store 5.5 GB context 13 GB If you updated your node and started rebuilding the blockchain from scratch your node should ...
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Where can we find FILE.full publicly for bootstrapping from a snapshot?

For the time being you should create it by yourself by exporting it from a trusted full node doing this: tezos-node snapshot export --block BLOCK_HASH FILE.full you can see the full guide here: ...
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Selection of roll snapshots

This is because of when the seed is available. During cycle n, there are 128 commitment blocks where a hash of a nonce must be provided. These must then be revealed before the end of n+1. Once the ...
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Available snapshots for main net?

You have also https://snapshots.baketzfor.me/ for mainnet snapshots.
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Constant storage size in the rolling history mode?

When running a node, the store is responsible of storing blocks (headers, operations, …) and the context stores the ledger state (balances, contracts, …). In the current rolling mode implementation, ...
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How do I import a snapshot using docker?

I've had the exact same problem. I've filed a bug against it. See this issue here
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Available snapshots for main net?

https://xtz-shots.io provides full and rolling mode snapshots for mainnet as well as various testnets.
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How do I import snapshots running a full node from Ubuntu 16?

You simply need to run ./tezos-node snapshot import FILE.full (you may need to specify your --data-dir path/to/dir if not using the default one). For more details, the snapshot documentation can be ...
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How can I take a snapshot on via command line using Kiln?

If you have the tezos node command, you can run a snapshot command on the /var/lib/kiln/data-dir/tezos-node/NetXdQprcVkpaWU directory. kiln-shell doesn't currently export the tezos-node command, ...
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Snapshot for alphanet

The snapshots for different network and mode: https://snapshots.tulip.tools/#/
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Snapshot for alphanet

You can already get full mode snapshots here. Alphanet Archive and Mainnet Archive coming soon™ (maybe till end of this week).
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Available snapshots for main net?

This is May 2021. Most snapshots providers listed here have stopped updating, and some (tezosshots[.]com) are actually redirecting to questionable sites (at least spam, if not downright malicious). ...
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How do I import a snapshot using docker?

This problem was fixed here: https://gitlab.com/tezos/tezos/issues/531 .
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How do I export a snapshot using docker?

You have to specify the data directory of your container using --data-dir argument: tezos-node snapshot export --block BMEH5XAWK4Z1Ds632VVyu9PjW2SKW27Mts4reL8fJCUQVFfgJu7 ...
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How long should exporting a snapshot take?

I believe the answer to your question essentially depends on your hardware setup. As you may know, blockchain full nodes are usually pretty intense on disk io so if you are using an old HDD you may ...
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Where can we find FILE.full publicly for bootstrapping from a snapshot?

TzDutch provide snapshots via their QuickSync service - https://www.tzdutch.com/quicksync/ The current latest one is from block BMKkyoQRCUHh2nLxZE4o6q3ExQDeGntNsdMKTbzq6gEXRg6HguV wget http://...
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