Delete Chain Data Manually
Sometimes a node's chain data can get corrupted, which requires deleting the chain data so it can re-sync.
Example of corruption in a node's logs:
2021-09-20 00:53:40 UTC Encountered error during snapshot restoration: Snapshot error Chunk size is too large.
In most cases, you can delete the chain directly from that node's Dashboard:
In some cases, you may need to clear the chain data manually. To do so, follow these steps:
2. Shut down NP
For nodes that were given custom Chain Directories, apply this step to the custom directory instead of the default directory.
./np start -d