The beacon node connects to the eth2 network, manages the blockchain, and provides API's to interact with the beacon chain.
Importantly, you need to have built the beacon node in order to be able to import your keys.
Todo: explain relationship between beacon node and validator client
Before building and running the application, make sure you've gone through the installed the required dependencies.
git clone https://github.com/status-im/nimbus-eth2 cd nimbus-eth2
To build the Nimbus beacon node and it's dependencies, run:
Make sure you stay on the lookout for any critical updates to Nimbus and keep your node updated.