xar-network

The framework for Cosmos and Fantom based decentralized finance

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KMS - Key Management System

Tendermint KMS is a key management service that allows separating key management from Tendermint nodes. In addition it provides other advantages such as:

It is recommended that the KMS service runs in a separate physical hosts.

Building

Detailed build instructions can be found here.

::: tip When compiling the KMS, ensure you have enabled the applicable features: :::

Backend Recommended Command line
YubiHSM cargo build --features yubihsm
Ledger+Tendermint App cargo build --features ledgertm

Configuration

A KMS can be configured in various ways:

Using a YubiHSM

Detailed information on how to setup a KMS with YubiHSM2 can be found here

Using a Ledger device running the Tendermint app

Detailed information on how to setup a KMS with Ledger Tendermint App can be found here