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Secure key generation
Download CLI app
Download Key Gen GUI app
Build from source
Please make sure that you are downloading from the official Ethereum Foundation GitHub account by verifying the url: https://github.com/ethereum/staking-deposit-cli/releases/
Step 2: Generate deposit keys using the Ethereum Foundation deposit tool
For security, we recommend you disconnect from the internet to complete this step.
- Decompress the file you just downloaded.
- Use the terminal to move into the directory that contains the deposit executable.
- Run the following command to launch the app.
./deposit new-mnemonic --chain mainnet
Please make sure you have set
--chain mainnetfor Mainnet, otherwise the deposit will be invalid.
Now follow the instructions presented to you in the terminal window to generate your keys.