Get Started with Blockchain Backup

  1. Choose a good machine for your blockchain.
    • Fast processor
    • 8G RAM
    • 1T drive
    • Fast net connection
    • Linux
  2. Install the latest Bitcoin Core into /usr/local/bin.
  3. Download and install Blockchain Backup. It's open source and free.
  4. On the computer where you installed Blockchain Backup, use your favorite browser and go to your local Blockchain Backup. Or copy and paste http://blockchain-backup.local/
  5. Select Update blockchain. To use your wallet, check that your blockchain is up to date. Then stop the update and select Access wallet.

It's best to leave Blockchain Backup running so your blockchain is always up-to-date. That way your bitcoin wallet is always available. Learn how Blockchain Backup works.