How to Mine Monero? XMR Mining Pool

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A Private Digital Currency

is cash for a connected world. It’s fast, private, and secure. With , you are your own bank. You can spend safely, knowing that others cannot see your balances or track your activity.

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Monero is the leading cryptocurrency with a focus on private and censorship-resistant transactions.

Most existing , including Bitcoin and , have transparent , meaning that transactions are openly verifiable and traceable by anyone in the world. Furthermore, sending and receiving addresses for these transactions may potentially be linkable to a person’s real-world identity.

uses to shield sending and receiving addresses, as well as transacted amounts.

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Monero is electronic cash that allows fast, inexpensive payments to and from anywhere in the world.

There are no multi-day holding periods and no risk of fraudulent chargebacks. It is safe from ‘capital controls’ — these are measures that restrict the flow of traditional currencies, sometimes to an extreme degree, in countries experiencing economic instability.

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Monero transactions are confidential and untraceable.

Every Monero , by default, obfuscates sending and receiving addresses as well as transacted amounts. This always-on means that every user’s activity enhances the privacy of all other users, unlike selectively transparent (e.g. Zcash).

is . By virtue of obfuscation, cannot become tainted through participation in previous transactions. This means Monero will always be accepted without the risk of censorship.

Specifications
PoW Algorithm:

Max Supply: Infinite (see note below)
Block Reward: Smoothly varying
Block Time: 120 seconds
Difficulty: Retargets at every block

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

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

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

@echo off
xmrig.exe --donate-level 1 -o monero.herominers.com:10191 -u YOUR_MONERO_WALLET_ADDRESS -p YOUR_WORKER_NAME -a rx/0 -k
pause

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

Configuration name: monero-herominers
Do you want to use multi algorithm mining? n or y (optional)
Enter algorithm 0 name: randomx
Address and port of mining pool: monero.herominers.com:10191
Wallet address: YOUR_MONERO_WALLET_ADDRESS
Password: YOUR_WORKER_NAME
Do you want to enable logging? n or y (optional)

Method 2: Open start-mining-monero.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
clsSRBMiner-MULTI.exe --algorithm randomx --pool monero.herominers.com:10191 --wallet YOUR_MONERO_WALLET_ADDRESS --password YOUR_WORKER_NAME
pause

Method 1: Run xmr-stak-rx.exe and answer questions:

Use simple setup method? (Y/n) y
Please enter the currency that you want to mine: monero
Pool address: monero.herominers.com:10191
Username (wallet address or pool login): YOUR_MONERO_WALLET_ADDRESS (can be ADDRESS+PAYMENTID or ADDRESS.DIFF or ADDRESS+PAYMENTID.DIFF)
Password: YOUR_WORKER_NAME
Does this pool port support TLS/SSL? Use no if unknown. (y/N) n

Method 2: Example pools.txt

"pool_list" :
[
{"pool_address" : "monero.herominers.com:10191", "wallet_address" : "YOUR_MONERO_WALLET_ADDRESS", "rig_id" : "", "pool_password" : "YOUR_WORKER_NAME", "use_nicehash" : false, "use_tls" : false, "tls_fingerprint" : "", "pool_weight" : 100 },
],"currency" : "randomx",

Happy Mining.

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