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Welcome to HORNET


HORNET is a powerful, easy to install node software written in Go. It provides the full node capabilities including full support of the latest network updates.

By running your own node you have the following benefits:

  • You have direct access to the IOTA or Shimmer network, instead of having to connect to and trust someone else's node.
  • You help the network to become more distributed and resilient by validating blocks and value transactionsValue transactions either withdraw tokens from an address or deposit them to an address. Nodes verify these transactions to ensure that the sender owns the Shimmer tokens and that additional tokens are not generated. To do this, the following checks are performed: All Shimmer tokens withdrawn from an address are also deposited into one or more other addresses; the value of each transaction does not exceed the total global supply; signatures are valid..

Source Code‚Äč

The source code of the project is available on GitHub.