Slush Pool – Mining Bitcoin Tutorial

Ter order to embark mining you basically need just two things, create an account with our pool and setup your miner.

1. Sign-up for a fresh account

  • Sign-up and wait for a confirmation email.

Two. Configure Your Device

Your miner has to be pointed to one of the stratum servers below and user credentials for your account have to be specified. Wij presently operate ter the following regions: US east coast (us-east), Europe (eu), China mainland (cn), and Asia-Pacific/Singapore (sg).

The login credentials needed for your miner look like this:

  • Embark your miner using the following guideline and test it for 1 hour. (See your temperatures etc.)
  • If everything is OK – substitute userName . workerName with your own credentials.

The password can be an arbitrary text since there is no security kwestie present here. If someone attempted to connect to our servers with your credentials, he would be just mining for your benefit.

The servers can be chosen from the following list based on your geographical location:

Three. Setup your payout address

To collect your prize you have to set a payout address. If you don’t have an address, you need to get a bitcoin wallet very first:

There are generally Three types of miners. The complexity of the configuration task depends on the mining hardware and toneel used. Wij will voorkant the most common cases below.

Two.1 Standalone ASIC based miner with Stratum Protocol Support

This is the most effortless setup spil such devices usually have a user interface of some kleuter and you are only required to specify server url(s), username and password.

Two.Two ASIC Based Miner Connected to Your PC and Other Dedicated Machines

Ter this case, you need a mining software installed on your pc. Wij recommend using CGminer or BFGminer

CGminer on Windows:
  • Press WIN + R , come in ‘, CMD ‘, and press Come in
  • Come in following directive and press Inject:
  • Embark your miner using the following instruction and test it for 1 hour. (Witness your temperatures etc.)
  • If everything is OK – substitute userName . workerName with your own credentials.

On windows, CGminer may not recognize your mining hardware right ahead and ask you to install WinUSB drivers.

CGminer on Linux and Mac OS:
  • Begin your miner using the following guideline and test it for 1 hour. (See your temperatures etc.)
  • If everything is OK – substitute userName . workerName with your own credentials.

Other mining software like cpuminer, rpcminer, minerd, and diablominer is presently not supported because of lack of support for the Stratum mining protocol.

Two.Three Standalone ASIC based miner with Getwork Protocol Support Only

The getwork protocol is now considered obsolete. However, you can still use such mining hardware with our pool through the use of Stratum proxy. Wij provide this spil a free software for our miners.

Check if you are mining

After the test substitute userName . workerName with your own credentials. Open your Instrumentenbord and click the Bitcoin icon on the top right of the webstek. Then check your hash rate ter the “Recent Hash Rate” at the pagina bottom. Please be patient, it can take time until you see the total hashing power of your device.

Related movie: Crypto Mining Tutorial! Use your CPU and GPU to make you real money! (June 2017)


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