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Handshake Mining Guide

March 03, 2021

Handshake Mining Guide

Quickstart

  • Stratum: stratum+tcp://global.pool.urkel.com:3288
  • Address page: https://pool.urkel.com/address/hns/<your_address>
  • Minimum Payout:
    • Address Mining: 10 HNS
    • Username: Customizable

How To Mine Handshake (HNS)

Handshake is a public blockchain that focuses on decentralized domain name registration, authentication, and analysis.

As an alternative to existing certificate authorities, every participant in the Handshake network is responsible for managing and validating the root DNS naming zone.

1. Obtain HNS Wallet Address:

You will need to obtain an official hns wallet address to get started mining. Here is a list of official hns desktop/mobile wallets and a list of exchanges.

Desktop/ Mobile

Exchange Wallets

2. Create Urkel Account (optional):

Creating an Urkel account provides a few more features than “Read Only” mining such as payout options, notifications, group addresses and more. To sign up and create an account click the following link. SIGN UP HERE! Add your address in your dashboard settings to sync account and wallet addresses. Use your Urkel account username for your miner username and easily manage all of your addresses.

3. Configure Your Mining Device:

In order to start mining in the pool, you must configure your miner to point to the point. Here is the information you will need to get connect:

Pool URL: stratum-us.hnspool.com:3001

Username (READ ONLY): wallet_address.workername

Example: hs1qjhgt8dwvhapf2a5v9865nmrrqhhqlz38w3zze.worker1

Username(URKEL ACCT): urkel_username.workername

Example: ian@urkellabs.com.worker1

Password: Your choice.

4. Monitor Your Rewards

To view your hash on Urkel “Read Only” dashboard you may use the following url or on our home page input your address in the search icon.

https://pool.urkel.com/address/hns/<your_address>

To view your hash on Urkel, please log into your account where you will see your personal dashboard.

PLEASE NOTE: THE POOL WILL NOT POPULATE MINER INFORMATION UNTIL VALID SHARE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED. DEPENDING ON YOUR HARDWARE THIS MAY TAKE SEVERAL MINUTES.

If you run into any problems mining Handshake you can email hello@urkel.com or join our Telegram https://t.me/urkelpool or Discord