Setup - RNS User guide
To use the application and the service we are going to need three things:
- An internet browser extension wallet. Read Compatible wallets how to get a compatible wallet, or read the guides to connect Nifty wallet and Metamask wallet to Rootstock (RSK)
- RBTC to pay for the transaction cost. See Getting RBTC
- RIF tokens to buy or extend the expiration of a domain. See Getting RIF Tokens. Also, read here on how to view your tokens in your wallet.
The RNS Manager can be used seamlessly with the following wallets. To setup your wallet, follow the instructions in connect to Rootstock (RSK) network.
Nifty wallet recommended
Get the wallet
Get the wallet
Get the browser
Connect Nifty wallet to Rootstock (RSK)
Open your wallet.
Open network selector
Choose 'RSK' option
To use the Rootstock (RSK) testnet network, choose the 'RSK Testnet' option instead of RSK.
Connect Metamask wallet to Rootstock (RSK)
Find the guide on Metamask.
Since RNS works on top of Rootstock (RSK) blockchain, to pay for transactional fees you will need RBTC tokens. This is going to be used in the registration and for updating any configuration on the domain.
Read the RBTC Token to find exchanges and more RBTC token information.
If you are using the testnet you can get free funds in the RSK faucet
Getting RIF Tokens
The RNS domains have a value in RIF tokens. The cost is described in this table:
|1 year||2 RIF|
|2 year||4 RIF|
|3 year||5 RIF|
|4 year||6 RIF|
|5 year||7 RIF|
Each extra year over the three years cost 1 RIF token.
Read RIF Token to find exchagnes and more RIF token information.
If you are using the testnet you can get free funds in the RIF faucet
Display amount of tokens in the Nifty wallet
To see how many tokens you have in your wallet you should list the RIF Token.
Open your wallet (ensure you are connected to Rootstock (RSK))
Go to 'Tokens view'
Click on 'Add token'
Select RIF Token
You are also able to choose RNS Token. This represents the amount of .rsk domains owned by your wallet, you can add it too.
Note: The Nifty browser wallet has been discontinued. See the Nifty Wallet) page for more information.