# Validator Operations
# Claim rewards
After a reward cycle (~1 day), the validator will receive the staking reward, which needs to be claimed manually. In the My Rewards area, click Claim , and then click the
Claim All button to claim the reward.
Warning: The validator needs to claim the rewards in time, and the rewards that exceed 84 days will not be claimable.
# Stop validating
To stop validating, it needs to unbond staking and stop the validator node.
# Unbond staking
Manage to open the
Validator Profile page.
Unbond Validator button on the
Validator Profile page to perform the unstaking operation.
Note: After unbond, the staking OCT will have an unbonding period. Before the unbonding period ends, it cannot be withdrawable and you will not obtain any staking rewards.
# Stop the validator node
For the node which was deployed via the automatic deployment service, the validator can click
... and select
Destory in the My Node area to stop the validator node and delete the instance of automatic deployment.
For the node which was deployed manually, please remember to stop it.
Note: After unbond, if stop the node immediately, the validator will have no rewards for the last reward cycle. If stop it after one reward cycle, the validator will still have the rewards.
# Withdraw staking OCT
... and select
Withdraw Stakes on the My Rewards area.
After the unbonding period ends, you can click the
Withdraw button to withdraw the staking OCT.