How to Mine Haven (XHV): Complete Beginner’s Guide

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Introduction
Haven is an untraceable cryptocurrency that proposes a mix of standard market pricing and stable fiat value storage without an unsustainable peg or asset backing. It will achieve this by using a built in on-chain smart contract that controls the minting and burning of coins to facilitate value for users that choose to send their coins to offshore storage contracts while allowing everyone else to be exposed to the natural price movements of the currency.

Haven is a fork of Monero so inherits the stealth and anonymity that it’s famous for. Haven also has the benefit of starting the blockchain from scratch with RingCT for extra privacy. Further, Haven’s offshore storage smart contract allows privacy conscious individuals that want to keep their money in an untraceable currency without being subject to market fluctuations, a means to do so.

Offshore Storage
Haven doesn’t rely on a peg to maintain a relationship with fiat currency and can be traded at any value without affecting those who want to maintain the relationship. It does this via a built in smart contract called offshore storage. Sending Haven to offshore storage (burning) records a reference on the blockchain to the current fiat value which can be restored later back into Haven by minting new coins to the tune of the current fiat value.

The key use cases for offshore contracts are:
Point of sales systems where goods can be bought with Haven and shop keepers can immediately lock the fiat value in to protect from price fluctuations. This has the added benefit of keeping the shopkeepers business and income completely hidden on the blockchain as his wallet address nor amounts are revealed.

Storing large amount of money outside of the traditional banking system. Privacy focused cryptos are perfect for this but without a reliable way to maintain value through fluctuations the process of holding could be costly. Sending Haven offshore quite literally, makes money disappear until you want it back at which point the value remains intact.

In order for cryptocurrencies to be accepted into the mainstream, there must be a way to abstract the exchange risk associated with holding the currency relative to fiat. Once Haven is supported in point of sales systems and this process becomes automated, adoption will increase rapidly.
Offshore Storage contracts will be implemented once the network reaches a mature stage with enough exchange support to allow redundancy and accuracy of prices. The current focus is on growth, stability, privacy and usability for everyday transactions with an easy to use mobile wallet app that anyone can use without prior knowledge of crypto.

Supply & Emission
Total Supply:
18,400,000 coins before tail emission and coins minted and burned via offshore storage.
Coin Symbol: XHV
Hash Algorithm: CryptoNight Heavy Haven(Proof-Of-Work)
Block Time: 120 seconds

Now that we know the details about Haven, let’s get to mining some XHV!

Haven Mining:
Those who have no idea about mining can easily start mining by watching this video.

Haven Mining Pool: https://haven.herominers.com

SRBminer-Multi v0.6.0+ (Windows, Linux, CPU, AMD)

Method 1: Run guided_setup.bat file and answer questions:

Configuration name: haven-herominers
Do you want to use multi algorithm mining? n or y (optional)
Enter algorithm 0 name: cryptonight_xhv
Address and port of mining pool: haven.herominers.com:10451
Wallet address: YOUR_HAVEN_WALLET_ADDRESS
Password: YOUR_WORKER_NAME
Do you want to use your CPU for mining algorithm 0 ? n or y (optional)
Do you want to enable logging? n or y (optional)
Do you want to enable compute mode? y or n (optional)

Method 2: Open start-mining-haven.bat file and copy / paste example below.

setx GPU_MAX_HEAP_SIZE 100	
setx GPU_MAX_USE_SYNC_OBJECTS 1
setx GPU_SINGLE_ALLOC_PERCENT 100
setx GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT 100
setx GPU_MAX_SINGLE_ALLOC_PERCENT 100
setx GPU_ENABLE_LARGE_ALLOCATION 100
setx GPU_MAX_WORKGROUP_SIZE 1024
@echo off
cd %~dp0
cls
SRBMiner-MULTI.exe --algorithm cryptonight_xhv --pool haven.herominers.com:10451 --wallet YOUR_HAVEN_WALLET_ADDRESS --password YOUR_WORKER_NAME
pause

XMRig v6.7.0+ (Windows, Linux, CPU, AMD, NVIDIA)

Create haven-herominers.cmd file and copy / paste example below.

@echo off
xmrig.exe --donate-level 1 -o haven.herominers.com:10451 -u YOUR_HAVEN_WALLET_ADDRESS -p YOUR_WORKER_NAME -a cn-heavy/xhv -k
pause

Add — opencl or — cuda flags to try CPU + GPU mining.

Team Red Miner v0.7.22+ (Windows, Linux, AMD)

Create haven-herominers.bat file and copy / paste example below.

@echo off
set GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT=100
set GPU_SINGLE_ALLOC_PERCENT=100
set GPU_MAX_HEAP_SIZE=100
set GPU_USE_SYNC_OBJECTS=1
teamredminer.exe -a cn_haven -o stratum+tcp://haven.herominers.com:10451 -u YOUR_HAVEN_WALLET_ADDRESS -p YOUR_WORKER_NAME
pause

CryptoDredge v0.25.1+ (Windows, Linux, NVIDIA)

Create haven-herominers.bat file and copy / paste example below.

set GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT=100
@echo off
title Haven (XHV) HeroMiners Pool
CryptoDredge.exe -o stratum+tcp://haven.herominers.com:10451 -u YOUR_HAVEN_WALLET_ADDRESS -p YOUR_WORKER_NAME -a cnhaven
pause

Happy Mining.

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