Can You Provide More Information On Contabo's Ethereum Node Image?

Can you provide more information on Contabo's Ethereum Node image?

Contabo's Ethereum Node image is based on the Eth-docker (

The image contains every required dependency to start your Eth-docker setup.

How do I switch to the Ethereum user?

For accessing ethd use the command below to switch to the ethereum user, which is created for security reasons.

sudo -u ethereum -i

How do I find the P2P network info:

You can run the following command:

ethd config 

Recommended consensus/execution clients:

  • Geth/Lighthouse (Best performance)
  • Nethermind/Lighthouse (Best performance)
  • Geth/Teku
  • Nethermind/Teku

How do I start the Eth-Docker:

You can run the following command:

ethd up 

Official Eth-Docker documentation:

For further steps and maintenance please read the official documentation here.

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