# Join The Testnet
After IRIS Hub 1.0 upgrade of mainnet, Nyancat Testnet starts to operate as a stable application testnet which has the same version as the mainnet, so that the service providers of IRISnet can develop their apps on or interact with IRIShub without running a node or lcd instance.
# Public Endpoints
- GRPC: 22.214.171.124:9090
- RPC: http://126.96.36.199:26657/
- REST: http://188.8.131.52:1317/swagger/
# Run a Full Node
# Start node from genesis
# init node iris init <moniker> --chain-id=nyancat-8 # download public config.toml and genesis.json curl -o ~/.iris/config/config.toml https://github.com/irisnet/testnets/blob/master/nyancat/config/config.toml curl -o ~/.iris/config/genesis.json https://raw.githubusercontent.com/irisnet/testnets/master/nyancat/config/genesis.json # Start the node (also running in the background, such as nohup or systemd) iris start
Welcome to get test tokens in our testnet faucet channel (opens new window)
Usage: in nyancat-faucet channel (opens new window), type "$faucet " + your address on Nyancat testnet, to get test tokens (NYAN) every 24 hours.
Welcome to discuss in our nyancat testnet channel (opens new window)