Ethereum is an open-source public blockchain platform with smart contract functionality. Ether (ETH), its native cryptocurrency, is the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization.
Currently, ETH is mined via Proof of Work under the Ethash algorithm. GPUs and some ASICs are supported.
1. Obtain a wallet address
If you do not yet have an Ethereum address, you’ll need to get one. We recommend Cobo Wallet. You can also choose an exchange, such as Binance or OKex. Note: You should always do your own due diligence when choosing a wallet provider or exchange.
2. Sign up for an f2pool account
3. Register your Ethereum address
Go to your Account Settings, click “Mining Accounts,” then click “Add mining account.” Click “Change Payout Addresses” to enter the address you generated in Step 2.
The mining account name will be your
username, which you will use in the parameters you will enter to configure your device. It is possible to create multiple sub-accounts with different usernames and wallet addresses.
4. Obtain mining software
5. Configure mining software
After you have downloaded your chosen mining software, uncompress it, find the
start.cmd file, right click on it, and click
Replace the file’s existing commands with the commands from the chart below that correspond to your chosen mining software.
|Claymore||EthDcrMiner64.exe -epool eth.f2pool.com:6688 -ewal
|Bminer||bminer -uri ethproxy://
username with your mining account name or Ethereum wallet address.
Finally, save the start file and exit. Double-click the start file when you’re ready to start mining.
Ethereum mining pool servers
6. Start mining today!
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