# Introduction of Full Node

the full node is a node with all information about blockchain ledger, so it can verify all transactions on the blockchain independently and update data in real time. the full node is responsible for broadcast and verify blockchain transactions.

Bytom full node contain two clients:

  • Bytomd: Bytom core client, with GUI
  • Bytomcli:Bytom command line tool

# Node directory structure

  • data: blocks, nodes, wallets and authentication information
  • keystore: key information
  • log: log information
  • config.toml: configuration information of the blockchain
  • node_key.txt:node key, used for staking
Last Updated: 8/12/2021, 12:11:52 PM