Getting Started Guide

FAQ

Registering on EthMonitoring site

Registering on the website is really easy, just click the button below, fill in the form and submit.

After you have completed the registration, you can start setting up EthMonitoring for your mining rigs.

Setting Up EthMonitoring

Download

Download EthMonitoring from GitHub

Dependencies (Windows)

EthMonitoring for Windows requires the .NET Framework 4.6.1. If not allready installed on your machine, download and install it before installing EthMonitoring.

Install

Unpack the .ZIP file and run EthMonitoring.exe located inside the package.

Setup

EthMonitoring download: https://github.com/JamesSmith2/EthMonitoring/releases

When EthMonitoring starts up you will see boxes Access token, Host, Name, Type and Password. For Access token field you need to insert you code from "Account" page on site.

After access token is inserted, now you can start adding your rig to monitoring.

Adding mining rigs

You can add different type of miners to EthMonitoring, they can be in local network or over internet (requires port forwarding).
Local network usually dosen't require port forwarding only to accept in local machine firewall.
If the EthMonitoring tool is in the same machine you can set host: "localhost". If you want to use custom port, you can set like "host:port"

And after adding your miner to list

After miner added

When miner has been added and everything went correctly, now you can see your mining rig listed in "Miners" page on menu.

Important Notice

Claymore miners need to have added in startup -mport -3333 in .bat file
EWBF needs to have --api 0.0.0.0:42000 command line parameter added to enable API access
ZM Dstm needs to have --telemetry=0.0.0.0:2222 command line parameter added to enable API access
CCMiner needs to have --api-bind=0.0.0.0:4068 parameter in the command line for API access
XMR-Stak needs to have in startup -i 16000 to open API access

EWBF stays offline troubleshooting

If your EthMonitoring says OFFLINE after setting all parameters, check if EWBF has API enabled. Also check firewall settings, sometimes they get blocked by windows firewall.

SGMiner monitoring

For SGMiner there is need to add API parameters in config file or command line.

--api-listen --api-allow 127.0.0.1
Excavator monitoring

To use Excavator API you need to enable TCP-JSON based access to it.
This can be done by adding this command line parameter (Default port should be 3456): -p

Setup

EthControl download: https://github.com/JamesSmith2/EthControl/releases

When EthControl starts up you will see boxes rig name and access token.
For Access token field you need to insert you code from "Account" page on site and for rig name you can enter example "myrig".

When access token and rig name entered, you can press "Start".

Configuring

First of all open "EthControl" menu item and press button "Add new".

1) First you need to enter configuration name, example: "My EWBF nanopool"
2) After name you need to select correct software you want to use like "EWBF"
3) With EWBF we know that we can mine like "ZCash" so in coin we select ZCoin for profit calculation, what is later displayed on miners page under current configured rig.
PS! If there's missing your coin, you can leave it empty.
4) Command box, now there you insert your mining command parameters with wallet address and other configs settings, usually if you before mined, it is located .bat file you start.
PS! Do not include .exe in front of it, it will be added automatically

5) Now you can click save from bottom.

Selecting configuration for your rig

After new configuration is made, now you can select it to your rig.
1) Go to "Miners" page
2) Click on yellow button on back side of your newly listed rig

3) Now you can select new configuration you have just made.

4) After config is selected press "Set config"
5) Now that config is selected for EthControl, in few moments you will see that EthControl will automatically download your mining software and start it.

6) After running about few minutes you will also see updated stats and now you can start adding new notifications or view live console on site/mobile app.

7) Now you can start setting up different notifications for your rig

SGMiner monitoring

For SGMiner there is need to add API parameters in config file or command line.

--api-listen --api-allow 127.0.0.1
Excavator monitoring

To use Excavator API you need to enable TCP-JSON based access to it.
This can be done by adding this command line parameter (Default port should be 3456): -p

EthMonitoring OS Linux

We have support for AMD RX series and nVidia cards.

If you want to run AMD RX series cards, download this image: http://griffin.ethmonitoring.com/OS/EthMonitoringOSv0.3_amd.zip
If you want to run nVidia series cards, download this image: http://griffin.ethmonitoring.com/OS/EthMonitoringOSv0.6_nvidia.zip


Username: ethmonitoring
Password: miner

After downloading image, you need to write to USB 3.0 16GB disk (Minimal 8GB)

Windows image writing

We suggest to use Win32 disk imager for Windows image writing to USB 3.0 disk.

1) Extract image .zip file
2) Choose .img file with Win32 disk imager
3) Choose correct drive letter
4) Write to USB (takes about 10-15min)
5) After finishing, edit config file

6) Now insert USB to your mining rig and wait for it to pop-up in EthMonitoring.com Miners page

Selecting config for miner

After new configuration is made, now you can select it to your rig.
1) Go to "Miners" page
2) Click on yellow button on back side of your newly listed rig

3) Now you can select new configuration you have just made.

4) After config is selected press "Set config"
5) Now that config is selected for EthControl, in few moments you will see that EthControl will automatically download your mining software and start it.
6) After running about few minutes you will also see updated stats and now you can start adding new notifications or view live console on site/mobile app.

7) Now you can start setting up different notifications for your rig

SGMiner monitoring

For SGMiner there is need to add API parameters in config file or command line.

--api-listen --api-allow 127.0.0.1
Excavator monitoring

To use Excavator API you need to enable TCP-JSON based access to it.
This can be done by adding this command line parameter (Default port should be 3456): -p

Download

EthMonitoring app is available on both operating system Android and iOS.

Logging in

EthMonitoring app is available on both operating system Android and iOS.

After starting app you need to insert your same username and password when registering on EthMonitoring site.

Overview

EthMonitoring app is available on both operating system Android and iOS.

When you have more than one rig listed for monitoring, your mobile app will display and overview of all your rigs.

Viewing miner info and modifying notifications

To view individual miner information, you can use top right menu button to select miner.

After selecting you well get personal miner view.

After pressing "Notifications" button bottom.
Then you have the availability to add, update and even remove notifications that are pushed to directly to your phone.

Setup

Select mining rig from miners list on site

Creating notification

You can create different notifications for rigs, example high temperature for GPU, hashrate below required and more.
Notifications will be delivered by Telegram, SMS or Push notification.

Setting up Telegram service

To setup Telegram service, get your telegram app from play store or itunes and setup your username.
Enter your username to Settings -> Telegram chat id Example: "@mytelegramuser"
Then open you telegram app/program and send message to bot: @EthMonitoringBot (Random message like: start)
In 60s you will receive message from bot that you are registered for usage.

Setting up SMS Service

To setup SMS API get your API key from: https://textbelt.com
Then insert your API key in Settings and set up your phone number, remember phone number must start with "+"

Setting up Push notifications

Just download our Android application and notifications are automatically enabled.
-- Custom sounds can be configured on "Settings" page.

Power Up

First connect network and power do your rig rebooter
After connected network and power, it should appear online in your account @ rig rebooters section. (Usually takes 2-3min first time)

Setup

First you need to connect your motherboard power button pins.

Connecting to rig rebooter

Rig rebooter has support 8 rigs, each rig is connected with different cable (included in package).
Connect cables to only these red rounded pins.
K1 means rig slot 1 in web also, K2 Rig slot 2 and so on.

Selecting slot for your rig

After you have connected cable between your rig and rig rebooter, you can now select slot where your rig is.
This can be done on Miners -> Pencil (Edit button)
Reset minutes means, if your rig has been offline more than X minutes, rig rebooter will try automatically reboot it for you.

Setting up automatic reboot

After you have connected cable between your rig and rig rebooter, you can now select slot where your rig is.
This can be done on Miners -> Pencil (Edit button)

Finalising

Now it's fully configured, now you can also use mobile app or website miner console page to reboot / start / stop your rigs online.

Mining rig suggestions

USB 3.0 PCI-E Riser

Using USB 3.0 cable as extender cable ,premium quality and super speed.
With 3x FP solid capacitors, making graphics power supply more stable and secure.
With SATA 15pin Male to 6pin power cable,more powerful,and reduce the burden of the motherboard
Compatible with 1x,4x,8x,16x PCI-E slot of the motherboard.
With side clip to fasten other card.

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Amp Extreme Core Edition 11GB

New Pascal Architecture
11GB GDDR5X 352-bit. Card Length-10.5in x 4.38in x 1.39in
Virtual Reality Ready
3x DisplayPort (version 1.4), 1x HDMI (2.0b), 1x DL-DVI-D
Boost Clock 1721 MHz

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB

Great for ZEC mining

MSI Intel Z170 KRAIT GAMING 3X

Supports up-to 7 GPU-s.
Supports 6th Gen Intel Core / Pentium/ Celeron processors for LGA 1151 socket
Supports DDR4-3600+(OC) Memory
DDR4 Boost: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
USB 3.1 Gen2 2X FASTER: USB 3.1 Gen2 offers performance twice as fast as a regular USB 3.0 connection
Turbo M.2 32Gb/s + Turbo U.2 ready + USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C + Type-A combo + SATA Express 10 Gb/s