Pantheon is the new Java-based Ethereum node targeting the enterprise setups.

I am trying to get my geth clique private network running on pantheon, but since pantheon has no account management, I am wondering how to setup the sealer account required for "mining" the blocks in Clique-PoA.

1 Answer 1


Pantheon (0.8.1) has no account management. It will only create a server private key, which is stored unencrypted in datadir/key. This key will also be used as the sealer account in Clique-PoA. Hence the public address stored in extraData in genesis.json has to correspond to this private key.

  • I confirm this is the way to go with Pantheon 0.8.1, we may provide another way in future release but nothing is designed yet. Nov 16, 2018 at 16:54

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.