Can i stop the sync on a plotter pc

Hi all, yesterday i followed some instructions on adding the windows gui version to a second pc just to plot.

i realise now i should probably just use powershell to create plots but these instructions said to disable the upnp and it would be fine to use the windows gui.

anyway i wake up this morning to find it is syncing… can i stop it doing that?

thanks JonBoy

You can’t disable the full node from the GUI as far as I know.

You’ll need to use the CLI. With the CLI you can just plot without needing to start any of the Chia daemons.

Thanks @roybot I really need to learn how to do that…

will have a read of the stuff later

It is a pity, in reality we only need one PC or NAS in my case to farming and others shall only plotting, sync took time and resoueces!

you only need to install, if you gonna use CLI only for plot.
you don’t even need to login with you private keys.

copy the certificates from your farmer pc to a usb or whatever:
Linux: ~/.chia/mainnet/config/ssl/ca
Windows: C:\Users{YOUR_USERNAME}.chia\mainnet\config\ssl\ca

paste it in the a folder od the PC you gonna plot:
Linux: ~/.chia/mainnet/config/ssl/ui
Windows: C:\Users{YOUR_USERNAME}.chia\mainnet\config\ssl\ui

Edit you config:
Linux: ~/.chia/mainnet/config/config.yaml
Windows: C:\Users{YOUR_USERNAME}.chia\mainnet\config\config.yaml


If you having connection issues
and your farmer is on a Linux machine, you need to let your plot machine connect to it through “ufw”

sudo ufw allow from to any port 55400

with this you can make plots and connect you to farmer through GUI

ahh just remembered

you can install and login GUI with your keys in the new PC, and then edit only the config.yaml, like you see in image above
Doing this you dont need to put the farmer_key nor the pool_keys in the CLI command.

if you install and login in with your mnemonic, you just shutdown the gui and plot in the cli/powershell.

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