CPC faucet is an application that you can collect CPC test coins for free. The test coins can be used in newly-published CPChain Alpha Mainnet. Refer to https://cpchain.io/faucet/ to try it now.
Apply for a Wallet Address
To apply for test coins, a wallet address is required. CPC fusion provides APIs for interested users to create a wallet address.
Refer to Installation, if you have yet installed CPC fusion.
You can choose either start a local chain, or sync with Alpha Mainnet (Rhea).
To start a local chain, use the following commands:
$ cd ./examples/cpchain
##Note that starting a local chain may fails. You may try several times until success.##
To sync with Alpha Mainnet, use the following command:
$ build/bin/cpchain run
##If you cannot sync, please remove the directory ~/.cpchain/cphain as well as all files in it.##
Apply a wallet address in the chain.
Enter python3 interpreter, type in:
>>> from cpc_fusion import Web3
>>> cf = Web3(Web3.HTTPProvider('http://127.0.0.1:8501'))
##The port here can be varying from 8501 to 8512. And
pwd refers to the a string of password you prefer.##
Once succeeds, it a hexadecimal number, which is the wallet address.
Claim Test Coins
- Copy the wallet address and paste it in https://cpchain.io/faucet/. Now you can claim:w test coins.
- Following a successful claim, this transaction is inserted into the test chain. In this site https://cpchain.io/explorer/, the transaction details can be searched.