In this guide, we'll generate a wallet address on your workstation. Make sure to have Akash client installed on your workstation.
What are Shell Variables?
Shell variables will be used throughout these guides to make the instructions so that the commands can be used verbatim. The beginning of each guide will give a list of variables used and how to populate them.
Closing or changing terminals will mean that you have to re-define the variable. Because of this, it is important to type the commands into a terminal where the variables have been defined.
Key name of your choosing. This documentation uses a value of "alice".
Keyring backend to use for local keys. One of os (default), file, test.
1. Define your Shell Variables
First configure the name of your key. The command below will set thee name of your key to alice, run the below command and replace alice with a name of your choice:
Next, set the Key Ring Backend that you will use to store your key locally. The default is os and will store the key in your operating system, protected by your login password. You can change this to file or test.
2. Derive a New Key Locally
Derive a new private key and encrypt to disk using the command keys add