nodeos is the core servce daemon that runs on every Antelope node. It can be configured to process smart contracts, validate transactions, produce blocks containing valid transactions, and confirm blocks to record on the blockchain.
Why run a node
Running a local node will enable you to test transactions in a truly self-sufficient manner and removes third parties.
- Local Development node for testing Antelope contracts.
- Produce blocks for TLOS rewards.
- Boost RPC callback performance and network security.
If you want a deeper understanding of how to configure Telos nodes, proceed to Telos Nodes Section