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Lightning Network Watchtowers

Yet another Lightning Network post. But I’ve been taking a look at the LND release candidates 0.7.0, which features watchtowers.

It’s relevant to the project that I’m working on as the mission is to use small factor devices so it would be good to use this.

Anyhows, I’ve decided to set up a watchtower.

To use simply add the following to your config (choose either one, clearnet or TOR):


Running it

I’ve got a dockerified version on lncm/lnd:0.7.1-neutrino-wt which you can use or you can use this repo which should build on most environments

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I write codes, work on projects when inspiration strikes or when the opportunity happens, I am passionate about usability / user interaction (UX), I love new technology and trends (right now blockchain and Cannabis is hot), I enjoy being homeless, and I blog (ocassionally, but try to be regular)