Step 1: Set up for Linux

  • 1. wget https://github.com/JamesSmith2/EthControlLinux/releases/download/1.5.1/EthControl1.5.1.zip && unzip EthControl1.5.1.zip && chmod +x EthControl
  • 2. Example startup line: ./EthControl --accessToken=xxx --rigName=rig01
  • 2.1. If you get Invalid access token, check "T" in accessToken word.
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Step 2: Configuring your mining rig

First of all open "EthControl" menu item and press button "Add new".
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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.
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5) Now you can click save from bottom.

Step 3: 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
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3) Now you can select new configuration you have just made.
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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.
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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.
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Part 2 - Setting up notifications for miners

Step 1: Select mining rig from miners list on site

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Step 2: 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.
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Part 3 - Viewing mining rigs on mobile app

Step 1: Getting the right app

EthMonitoring app is available on both operating system Android and iOS.
Get it on Google Play

Step 2: Logging in

After starting app you need to insert your same username and password when registering on EthMonitoring site.
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Step 3: Miners overview page

When you have more than one rig listed for monitoring, your mobile app will display and overview of all your rigs.
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Step 4: Viewing miner info and modifying notifications

To view individual miner information, you can use top right menu button to select miner.
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After selecting you well get personal miner view.
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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.
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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

Setting up notifications for miners

Go to “Miners” and there is a “Bell” icon (green button) where you can set different notifications for your miner.
Always remember to reset the notification from the list to allow resending if already sent.

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 Account -> Notifications -> 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, rembember 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.

Monitoring daily profits for miners

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Mining rig suggestions

USB3.0 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 GTX1060 6 GB

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