COTX FlexiMining© User Manual (Mysterium, Computecoin, EarnApp, Storj)

Created by Eason Chen, Modified on Mon, 14 Nov 2022 at 02:59 AM by Eason Chen

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Please read through COTX FlexiMining Terms of Service and agree the terms before you take any action.

Notes: NEVER forget your 12 words when you setup your e-wallet for your $Crypto! No one can recover it for you!


FlexiMining - Mysterium


Please read through Mysterium-Term of Service and agree to the terms before taking any action.


About Mysterium

https://www.mysterium.network/


Prerequisites for running Mysterium in your COTX Hotspot

a. X3 firmware, 1.2.12  

b. Your X3 has public IP, fixed or unfixed 

c. Stable broadband, unlimited capacity and time; 

d. The customer takes full responsibility for using and providing VPN service in your country/region; (VPN has been banned in some countries) 

e. EVERY Public IP, there can only be one X3 installed Mysterium Node (Mysterium's requirement)

f.  Agree on the COTX FlexiMining Terms of Service.

g. Agree on the Mysterium Terms of Service.



Enable FlexiMining Mysterium


FlexiMining App -  Mysterium - Installation Demo Video 


Login to your COTX IOT Cloud:  COTX Hotspot Cloud Service , and enter your walletspace. If you do not have a walletspace, please create one. Click the arrow into your Hotspot dashboard, or just click the "Hotspot" menu in the left menu directly enter your Hotspot dashboard;

Click the shopping cart icon right next to the MYST to trigger the payment to enable the FlexiMining app.

You may check your order in this shopping cart, FlexiMining Service Fee will be charged every 3 Months. 


Now you enter the checkout page. You may apply your discount code here if you have one.

Provide your credit card payment information, so the system will record your payment information, then charge you three  months later. And you must press "Subscribe now" to activate your FlexiMining subscription.



Payment is done; you will see the confirmation page; it tells you this is a recurring payment, and you will be charged every three months.

Close this payment page; it may take 1-2 mins to reflect the payment results back to the COTX Hotspot Cloud Service.

Before your payment results back to the COTX Hotspot Cloud Service, your order status is "To be paid", then after a while, if you refresh the page, you will see "payment Successful":




Back to Hotspot Tab, MYST status is ready to be installed:

Click MYST, to start installing the Mysterium Node into your COTX Hotspot. Make sure you read FlexiMining and Mysterium's Terms of Services before clicking INSTALL.

Click the INSTALL to start the installation process.

Install a new Mysterium Node

For a new installation, please choose Default, then click "INSTALL"


     

  • If you have installed MYST before, the NODE ID information will be stored on the SD card after you uninstall MYST.
  • When you reinstall, the previous NODE ID will be used.
  • If you plan to change the NODE ID, click DATE ERASUR.Then installation  a new MYST .

When installation is finished, you can see the running status; or you can click the "MYST" in the hotspot tab to pop up the running status window to check the running status.



  • If you click MYSY button, you will be redirected to the Mysterium cloud portal: https://mystnodes.com/
  • When your MYST node is not running, you can click START button to let it restart.
  • You can uninstall your MYST node from your hotspot by clicking UNINSTALL button. Note that this operation will not clear the node information.
  • When you forget your MYST NODE UI web login password, you can click RESET button to reset it. Note that this operation does not change the node ID.
  • When you need to back up NODE information,you can click EXPORT button to download it. This allows you to transfer the node to another device or use the backup file to revive the node in case of an exception.


Next, Create your Mysterium crypto token wallet and add your MYST Node to the Mysterium network.

Now, open a web browser in your LAN/WIFI environment, input your [hotspot IP address]:4449, then you can open your local MYST node UI, start to set up your WYST node:    e.g. 192.168.1.113:4449

Then, follow Mysterium's instructions to finish MYST node installation.

Please be noted:

-(1) During this process, you have to pay Mysterium  network 1 USD to register your MYST node to the Mysterium network. 



-(2) During this process, you have to create your Mysterium crypto MetaMask wallet, for your reference: 

    - Setup MetaMask wallet for your Mysterium token: check HERE, or HERE

   - NEVER forget your 12 words when you set up your e-wallet for your $MYST! No one can recover it for you!

   - Once you get your wallet address, you have to paste it into your Mysterium Node setup UI:


-(3) During this process, you have to sign up and log in Mysterium Cloud Portal  https://mystnodes.com/nodes , copy the API key, paste it into your local MYST node UI, and register your installed MYST node to your Mysterium Cloud Portal account.

Back to the MYST Node UI setting page, paste the API key you get from the Mysterium Cloud Portal:






Mysterium Recover node

Sometimes you may need to move your MYST Node to another hotspot or reflash the firmware of your hotspot. In these cases, you need to export your MYST node configuration into a file, then upload it into the hotspot and reinstall your MYST node, so to Recover your node.

Login to your COTX IOT Cloud:  COTX Hotspot Cloud Service. Open Hotspot Tab, click on MYST, then click on EXPORTPlease be noted:

    - If this is your very first time installing a MYST node, you need to wait at least 3 mins after your installation, then start to export the configuration data.

   - We suggest every user export and back up their configuration data.

 

Then, click "Click to download MYST node data"

If there is an SD card failure or if you need to transfer MYST to another device to run.

You can then select Recovery Node when installing MYST, import the file and recover the node; after you upload your MYST node configuration file, click "INSTALL".



Check Your Mysterium Mining Reward

-(1) Open a web browser in your LAN/WIFI environment, input your [hotspot IP address]:4449, then you can open your local MYST node UI, and check your reward in the dashboard.

-(2) Log in Mysterium Cloud Portal  https://mystnodes.com/nodes, and check the reward in the dashboard.


Mysterium Reference

Mysterium Crypto Wallet Requirement

Setup MetaMask wallet for your Mysterium token: HERE, or HERE

Make sure the withdrawal address is from ERC-20 Polygon compatible wallet (e.g., MetaMask or MyEtherWallet)! Check HERE for payout guide of MYST token. 


https://docs.mysterium.network/

https://www.mysterium.network/faq


Mysterium Cloud Portal

https://mystnodes.com/nodes



FlexiMining - Computecoin - CCN


Please read through COTX FlexiMining Terms of Service and agree to the terms before you taking any action.


About Computecoin - CCN

What is Computecoin?
Computecoin (CCN) is the next-generation infrastructure that powers all-purpose Web3 and metaverse services.

Computecoin makes it easy to get started in all things Web3: AI, VR, AR, dApps, NFTs, and more by providing rich, low-cost, low-latency, and trustworthy computing and storage power for Web.3 pioneers. Plus, our secure and decentralized network ensures that your data is always safe.

COTX and CCN

COTX has been working with computecoin to let COTX FlexiMining support the CCN mining app on top of COTX X3. Now we welcome customers to use our FlexiMining - CCN

Prerequisites for running CCN in your COTX Hotspot

a. Your COTX X3 version upgraded to firmware v1.2.15 with Miner v2022.06.09.0

b. Pay 10 USD - the computecoin activation fee, COTX will collect, then pay computecoin. This is a one-time charge.

c. COTX's partner bonding pool will help the customer to finish stake and enable the mining, so the bonding pool will take a share of your mining reward. Mining reward split rate:  Hotspot Owner: Bonding Pool : = 60% : 40% 

d. Hotspot owner should keep your X3 hotspot online; if it is offline for more than 3 consecutive days, CCN reward will be deducted automatically. It is all because CCN needs the mining node could provide stable compute power.

e. Agree on the COTX FlexiMining Terms of Service.

f. Agree on the Computecoin Terms of Service.


Enable FlexiMining CCN


FlexiMining App -  Computecoin CCN - Installation Demo Video

Login to your COTX IOT Cloud:  COTX Hotspot Cloud Service, enter your walletspace, click the arrow into your Hotspot dashboard; or click "Hotspot" menu in the left menu directly enter your Hotspot dashboard; 

In the Hotspot Tab, click the shopping cart icon right next to the CCN:

Check your payment information in the checkout page;

Please note that: the ONE TIME charge 10USD is for CCN enablement, not charged by COTX; this is non-refundable.

The recurring payment is for FlexiMining monthly fee, you will be charged every 3 months.



Input your discount code if you have one:



Once payment is made, close this page, wait a while (1-2 mins), and go back to the COTX Hotspot Cloud Service. Back to the Hotspot Tab: CCN is ready to be installed:

Click CCN, then start to install the CCN mining app in the COTX hotspot:


If time out, try again to click INSTALL; When the installation is a success, click NEXT:

In STEP 2, click INITIALIZATION:

CLICK Next when initialization is successful:





Input Ale wallet address, then COMPLETE the installation process:


Reference:  >Create your Ale Wallet

Please note that once you input your Ale wallet address for the CCN mining app, you can not change it anymore. 

Input Ale wallet address, then COMPLETE the installation process:

Then COTX will notify the bonding pool to manually enable the backend system. Normally it would take several days.


Please use this website to check your CCN reward: https://bonding-pool.computecoin.network/

Add your Ale wallet address first:

Then, In the "My Staking" tab to check your CCN reward:


If you have questions: Please contact services@cotxnetworks.com

or reach us by COTX discord https://discord.gg/cotxnetworks    channel #cotx-fleximining 

CCN Reference

https://computecoin-network.gitbook.io/computecoin/computecoin/about-computecoin-ccn

Trading CCN: https://docs.computecoin.com/computecoin/for-token-holders/trade-usdccn

CCN Liquidity pool: https://huygens.ccnswap.org/#/pool



FlexiMining - EarnApp


Please read through COTX FlexiMining Terms of Service and agree to the terms before you taking any action.


About EarnApp

https://earnapp.com/

EarnApp for users is a decentralized app that allows users to generate money from their app by sharing their bandwidth. EarnApp for developers is an SDK that developers can add to their apps  to monetize their apps. Both use the same engine and operate similarly. 

EarnApp FAQ

Prerequisites for running EarnApp in your COTX Hotspot

a. Your COTX X3 version upgraded to the latest version

b. Stable broadband, unlimited capacity and time;  

c. Hotspot owner should keep your X3 hotspot online;

d. Agree on the COTX FlexiMining Terms of Service.

e. Agree on the EarnApp Terms of Service.

f.  The customer takes full responsibility to use and provide EarnApp service in your country/region.



Enable FlexiMining EarnApp


FlexiMining App -  EarnApp - Installation Demo Video


Login to your COTX IOT Cloud:  COTX Hotspot Cloud Service


These two environments use the same login credentials.


Enter your walletspace, click the arrow into your Hotspot dashboard; or click "Hotspot" menu in the left menu directly enter your Hotspot dashboard; 

In the Hotspot Tab, click the shopping cart icon right next to the EarnApp:

Check your order; this is a recurring order, and you will be charged every three months, and FlexiMining service fee is nonrefundable.


Finish your payment:



Finish your payment and subscription of the FlexiMining service fee for EarnApp:


Finish payment, wait for several mins, back to COTX Hotspot Cloud Service, https://cotx-sg.io, in Hotspot dashboard, click EARNAPP start to install EarnApp into your COTX Hotspot:



Agree on terms, start installation:


Click EARNAPP here to finish the EarnApp account sign-up.

Back to COTX Hotspot Cloud Service, finish installation with your registered EarnApp username and password:


When the installation finishes, click the "Here" to add your hotspot to your EarnApp account, then when you open EarnApp cloud portal you will find you installed EarnApp on your COTX Hotspot:


EarnApp Reference

https://earnapp.com/faq/



FlexiMining - Storj


Please read through COTX FlexiMining Terms of Service and agree to the terms before you taking any action.


About Storj

https://www.storj.io/

Prerequisites for running Storj in your COTX Hotspot

a. Your COTX X3 version upgraded to the latest version, latest than V1.3.23.

b. Stable broadband, unlimited capacity and time;  

c. Hotspot owner should keep your X3 hotspot online;

d. Agree on the COTX FlexiMining Terms of Service.

e. Agree on the Storj Terms of Service.

f. The customer takes full responsibility to use and provide Storj service in your country/region.

h. Make sure that the USB interface of the hotspot is connected to the SSD and the available hard disk capacity is > = 550G. It is recommended to buy at least 1T hard disk. Check Storj web site to confirm hard drive size you need.

i. Set the disk format to EXT4

j. Hard disk requirements:

 - 2.5" and 3.5" hard disk; 3.5" hard disk need its own external power source;

 - 2.5'' mechanical disk, SSD, NVME SSD, or MSATA; 

 - Highly suggest the customer get a high speed USB Hub with its own power source; or use SATA-USB adaptor which has its own power source: 


Demo Video - Prepare external hard drive for the Fleximining


Enable FlexiMining Storj

If for beta test:

Login to your COTX IOT Cloud test environment:  COTX Hotspot Cloud Service- Test Environment,


If for production:

Login to your COTX IOT Cloud:  COTX Hotspot Cloud Service


FlexiMining App -  Storj - Installation Demo Video 


These two environments are using the same login credentials.


Enter your walletspace, click the arrow into your Hotspot dashboard; or click "Hotspot" menu in the left menu directly enter your Hotspot dashboard; 

In the Hotspot Tab, click the shopping cart icon right next the Storj:


Check your order. This is a recurring order, you will be charged every 3 months, and FlexiMining service fee is nonrefundable.


Finish your FlexiMining fee payment:


Finish your payment and subscription of the FlexiMining service fee for Stroj.


Finish payment, wait for several mins, back to COTX Hotspot Cloud Service, https://cotx-sg.io, in Hotspot dashboard, click STORJ start to install Storj into your COTX Hotspot; read through the terms, click  I Agree to the Above Terms:


Enter Storj related parameter information:



Check the following instructions about how to get these parameters.


STORJ Username:Enter the username that has been registered and activated on the official STORJ website. If you do not have an account, register a new account. The process is as follows:

Log in to the official website of STORJ: https://www.storj.io/, and click "Start for Free".

Input the registration information and click "Sign Up":


After registering successfully, return to the login screen, enter the  account information, and click Sign in:


Click the user to view the email address, which is Storj Username.


STORJ Port:  The port number used by STORJ;  lf the gateway is located in the LAN, configure the router to complete port mapping and ensure that the gateway is connected through STORJ Port of the public IP address. The configuration method can be referred to in the following figure. For example, if the STORJ port is set to 28967, the router configuration is as follows:


STORJ Wallet Enter the registered website address of STORJ Wallet; If not, create a new wallet to obtain the wallet address, as follows. Login Storj wallet website: https://v5.myetherwallet.com/create-wallet, and click on the Create A New Wallet.


Select " By Keystore File" set Password, and click Next to generate the key File.


After generating the Keystore File, click " Download Keystore File" to Download the Keystore File to your local computer.



Click " Access My Wallet" and select " Software" to import the key file library you just downloaded, and enter the password you set when you created the key store file.


Click " Access Wallet", copy " Address" and input to " STORJ Wallet" of Cloud Hotspot Service.


Noip Username: Enter the registered and activated Noip account; If not, register the account and activate it

Log in to https://www.noip.com/, enter a user-defined Hostname, and click "Sign Up".


Enter the email address and password in the registration interface, and click " Free Sign Up" at the bottom. Note:  The Free version only  supports 30 days, and you need to buy a package if you need to  use it for a long time.

Enter the registered mailbox and activate it for the second verification. After verification, click Log in. Enter the NOIP email  account/ password to log in. After successful login, the account will be activated. The email address is noip username.


Noip Password: The password you set when you registered your Noip account.

Noip Domain:  Click on My Services--> DNS Records to get the full Domain name.


Disk Size: Must be filled in at least 500G.

Auth Token: log on https://www.storj.io/ host-a-node.

Storj into https://www.storj.io/ host-a-node, input the username  email or noip username email address, a perform man-machine confirmation.

Click Continue to generate Auth Token.


Enter the relevant Storj parameters and click "Install" to complete the installation.



Storj Reference

Storj Doc

Storj Node Support




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