AntMiner S9 it is one of the best ASIC miner at the moment. This tutorial describes a detailed procedure showing how to setup the Antminer S7 S9 Bitcoin miner.
The installation process is very straight forward with the S9.
You need to connect the Ethernet cable to your miner and the other end to the router or switch device.
And then you need a high power server grade power supply.
Install all ten pieces PCI-E 6-pin power cables to the power headers found at the top side of the miner.
One cable for the controller and nine cables for the hash boards.
When the initial setup is ready, power on the miner and start by finding the miner IP address,
as the S9 comes with DHCP mode in the network settings.
This means it will automatically get an ip address from the router device DHCP IP address pool.
You can find out the IP address by checking it at your router web configuration page,
or by using the IP Report tool that Bitmain provides at their website.
When you know the miner IP address, you are ready for the next step, Configuration.
First you need open a web browser and go the miner IP address.
The miner will ask you for the user credentials.
Default username: root
Default password: root
After that it is time to setup the mining pool settings.
Click and go to the ‘Miner Configuration‘.
You can put the pool stratum address, username and password for three different pools in a priority order: Pool 1 > Pool 2 > Pool 3.
After you are ready with the pool settings, press ‘Save&Apply‘.
This saves and applies the settings and also reboots the mining process.
Important: You need to change the worker name from the picture above to the worker account that you created on the Antpool website.
Important: The password field is not used, so enter 123 or abc.
After finishing the configuration, access ther Miner Status tab to verify the status of your Antminer.
Here you can check the tempareture of your Antminer device.
Here you can verify if your Antminer is OK.
- O = Good
- X = Problem
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