The PoCC Wallet Guide



  • If you are new (or new again) to Burst and would like to install the best wallet available to you, here's what you do:

    Windows:

    Install the Qbundle: https://burstforum.net/topic/8073/qbundle/1
    This is the designated successor to the AIO (All In One)

    Linux:

    Go to http://package.cryptoguru.org/
    If you run Debian or Ubuntu, you run one command line and you're basically set. The link has all the instructions you need to get installed and running.

    If you run something more exotic, see "From Source" below.

    Android:

    Get it from Google Play here
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.icewave.burstcoinwallet&hl=en
    Did you know that if you need some Burst to start mining, a screenshot of its (whole) QR page - posted in the Burst Discord (https://discord.gg/PMUgVSY) - is worth 10 Burst?

    macOS:

    Pretty much like Linux "From Source" (see below).
    Also, you should read the section "Which DB Backend?"

    From Source:

    If you are on some more exotic system, or just plain cool, you can download the wallet source from here: https://github.com/PoC-Consortium/burstcoin/releases
    and read a little bit through https://github.com/PoC-Consortium/burstcoin/blob/master/README.md
    If you are even cooler - and with slight self-destructive tendencies - you can get "the newest of the newest sir!" and clone https://github.com/PoC-Consortium/burstcoin.git right away. No warranties there.

    No OS/Online:

    In case all you have is your browser, you can visit the PoCC Online wallet, hosted at https://wallet.burst.cryptoguru.org:8125/index.html
    Normally you should prefer a local wallet instead of an online wallet, but the PoCC has so many Burst already, the chance we would want to steal yours and by doing that devalue ours is pretty small. Also, if all you need is to set a reward recipient for pool mining, https://wallet.burst.cryptoguru.org:8125/rewardassignment.html
    is a nice and explanatory page.

    Sandbox?

    If you want to play around with the wallet, make some fun transactions and experiment without remorse, you go to "The TestNet" http://176.9.47.157:6876/index.html ask someone from the PoCC for a few testBurst so you can play around and gain experience without putting your precious Burst at risk.

    Which DB Backend?

    Since version 1.3.6cg of the PoCC Burst Wallets there has been support for three different DB backends, each of which has its pros and cons. These are

    mariaDB: "Enterprise"-like backend. Requires more hassle to set up (if you do it all on your own, if you are on Qbundle or use the PoCC Linux packages, this is done for you) but once up and running, the highest performing and most stable option.

    DB size is smaller than H2, but bigger than Firebird.

    Firebird: Embedded database, which means no external program installation necessary. Firebird is considered more stable than H2, and has the smallest DB size of all currently supported DB backends, but it can suffer from low performance when syncing. When synced, performance is good.

    H2: The database used in the old/original versions of the Burst wallet. It can blow up it's size up to little more than twice that of a mariaDB backend (when mariaDB was at 5 GB, there were 13GB observed with H2) and is not considered very stable.

    (most of the "stuck" wallets at https://explore.burst.cryptoguru.org/tool/observe have H2 backend). However, the PoCC wallet supports this so you can quickly migrate from your old wallet by just using the burst_db file.



  • Best Wallet by far. Love the 1.3.6cg for windows and I love how it auto updates.



  • Great guide, simple and straight to the point.



  • 1.3.6cg seems to be pretty snappy once it's updated. I am having an issue with "Recent Transactions" being empty. Not sure why it is doing that, but it's a bummer.



  • I tell you I absolutely am beside myself with Burst. I leave for a bit to do other projects I come back all my assets have been moved around where I can't get anybody to respond on doing whatever I need to do to get the dividends started again, theres always some theft going on, and I try to do something basic like OPEN the wallet and it won't even do that. There are no instructions really and for a plain joe person to get involved with Burst they would leave in a heart beat because unless you majored in computer science you'll end up throwing your laptop against the wall because you can't even access the money you invested before some "change" its ridiculous



  • @silverslonny, I'm using 1.2.9 for about a year. No issues. If my current system starts to get buggy, I would try this.



  • need to know how to turn on gpu for blockchain db and if it can be assigned to specific opencl gpu address for example: device=0 or device=1



  • @crutsy said in The PoCC Wallet Guide:

    Best Wallet by far. Love the 1.3.6cg for windows and I love how it auto updates.

    May be a little dumb question, but can my Windows wallet serve as online wallet from external Internet (with some port forwarding, of course)?



  • @rabinovitch Thats a good question, I would think so but honestly I'm not sure how. Also I could see there being a security issue.



  • @rabinovitch Yes, Just make sure your config is ok and you can open up for public use. This is what onlinewallets do.



  • @rabinovitch yes you can... That's a online wallet. Unfornatelly I cannot tell you what to do but I think you would need to open the port on your router... by default its port 8125...

    Although @haitch or anyone hosting a online wallet can tell you better what you need to do... 😉



  • @rabinovitch said in The PoCC Wallet Guide:

    May be a little dumb question, but can my Windows wallet serve as online wallet from external Internet (with some port forwarding, of course)?

    You need to change or add the following line in nxt.conf:

    nxt.allowedBotHosts=127.0.0.1; localhost; [0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1]; 10.1.1.111;

    The first 3 entries are for access from localhost, the fourth is an example for a machine on your LAN (10.1.1.111).

    In order to get into your LAN from the outside, you have to know your external IP address. If you don't have a static IP (usually only costlier business carriers have that) you need to have a dynamic dns entry, look up Dyn.com for an example.

    Then you need to either

    • expose the 8125 port to the outside with a simple port forwarding on your router AND add 0.0.0.0/0 as the fourth entry in nxt.properties
    • or set up a little VPN in your internet router and your mobile workstation, so that your mobile acquires an additional ip from your home LAN and can talk to the wallet "locally" through the VPN. Much preferred - no others can tamper with your node this way.