⚠️ Voluntary exits are irreversible. You won't be able to validate again with the same key. And you won't be able to withdraw your stake until the Eth1 and Eth2 merge. Note that voluntary exits won't be processed if the chain isn't finalising.
To perform a voluntary exit, make sure your beacon node is running with the
--rpcoption enabled (e.g.
./run-mainnet-beacon-node.sh --rpc), then run:
build/nimbus_beacon_node deposits exit \ --validator=<VALIDATOR_PUBLIC_KEY> \ --data-dir=build/data/shared_prater_0
build/nimbus_beacon_node deposits exit \ --validator=<VALIDATOR_PUBLIC_KEY> \ --data-dir=build/data/shared_mainnet_0
Note: Make sure your
<VALIDATOR_PUBLIC_KEY>is prefixed with
0x. In other words the public key should look like