Validator FAQ

What is Binance Smart Chain validator
Validators power the BSC blockchain network by processing transactions and signing blocks.
Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 at 9:11 AM
What are the incentives to run a validator node?
Validators and delegators will earn rewards from transaction fees: dApp usages
Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 at 9:12 AM
How to join mainnet as a validator?
Choose your own server/PC Install software: Create a wallet and get some BNB Run your fullnode and keep it synced Stake your BNB on BC, the top 21 most...
Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 at 9:14 AM
How many BNB are required to create a validator?
Validators can self-bond, meaning they can delegate BNB to themselves, and they can also receive delegations from any other BNB holders. These bonded BNB ac...
Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 at 9:15 AM
When are rewards paid out?
The rewards will not be sent to validator right away, instead, they will be distributed and accumulated on a contract. The reward distribution happens on BC...
Wed, 2 Jun, 2021 at 10:23 PM
What's the potential loss for validators?
Validators can suffer from “Slashing”, a punishment for their bad behaviors, such as double sign and/or instability. Slashed validiators are shown as "...
Fri, 14 May, 2021 at 11:19 PM
Does an inactive validator receive any rewards?
No, they will not.
Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 at 9:23 AM