How to Start Mining Aeternity

Choose your mining server:

RegionShare DiffServerStatus
Europe16 for GPU
ae.2miners.com:4040
Active
512 for Nicehash
ae.2miners.com:4242
Active
By default or if in doubt which share difficulty to choose, choose the lower one. We recommend the high share difficulty if you mine with more than 500 GPU's. If you mine using Nicehash you should always choose the high share difficulty. Share difficulty doesn’t affect miner rewards. Read more.

Step 1 - Create a wallet

You could use the official AE wallet or generate an address at a crypto exchange, for example Gate.io.

Step 2 - Download mining software

Quick start - Download ready to go version of the GPU Miner (archive password - 2miners).

For Nvidia GPU's we recommend GMiner (Guide - How to use GMiner).
For AMD GPU's we recommend lolMiner (Guide - How to use lolMiner).

Step 3 - Edit the bat file

Use YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS that you've created on Step 1.
Example: ak_dArxCkAsk1mZB1L9CX3cdz1GDN4hN84L3Q8dMLHN4v8cU85TF
If you want, you can Change RIG_ID in the bat file. Specify the name of the rig as you want it to be shown in miner's statistics page. This field is not mandatory. You could leave it empty.
Length of RIG_ID - Maximum 32 characters. Use English letters, numbers and symbols "-" and "_".
Example: rig-1

Video Guide

Settings for lolMiner:

lolMiner.exe --algo C29AE --pool ae.2miners.com:4040 --user YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS.RIG_ID
pause

Settings for Gminer:

miner.exe --algo aeternity --server ae.2miners.com --port 4040 --user YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS.RIG_ID
pause

Settings for NBminer:

nbminer.exe -a cuckoo_ae -o stratum+tcp://ae.2miners.com:4040 -u YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS.RIG_ID
pause

Settings for Cryptodredge:

CryptoDredge.exe -a aeternity -o stratum+tcp://ae.2miners.com:4040 -u YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS.RIG_ID -p x
pause

Mining rig rentals

This pool works with rig rental services Miningrigrentals.com and Nicehash.com.

Settings for Miningrigrentals.com:

Name: 2Miners AE
Type: Cuckoo Cycle (Aeternity)
Pool Host: ae.2miners.com:4040
Workername (-u): YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS
Password (-p): x

Settings for Nicehash.com:

Sometimes Nicehash exits the pool test with en error. Don't worry. We are working with Nicehash every day. 2Miners is officially supported Nicehash pool. Just go ahead and proceed with the order.

Custom pool name: 2Miners AE
Algorithm: CuckooCycle
Stratum hostname or IP: ae.2miners.com
Port: 4242
Username: YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS
Password: x

SSL connection settings for experienced users:

RegionShare DiffServerStatus
Europe16
ae.2miners.com:14040
Active
512
ae.2miners.com:14242
Active

If you don't know what is SSL connection and how to set it up, use the standard settings

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