How to load mainnet data with snapshots?


Since the data syncing of the whole mainnet data (838 GB) takes about 3 weeks and sometimes even more depending on the server capacity (RAM, CPU), I wonder if there is another faster way of loading all mainnet data using snapshots. If so, could you share the steps of the related method here?

Thank you!

If it’s just for testnet development, you can try to use snapshots of

For mainnet, there is no secure way to sync an archival node (except if you have another archival node you trust: in that case, you can stop that archival node, make a disk snapshot and use that disk snapshot to fast sync).