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The digibyte system is based on a multi-algorithm, with the purpose of allowing users to mine it through five diverse algorithms. DGB has in modern times amassed so much prominence to attain the top 20 most valuable coins by market capitalization. DGB is now a worldwide blockchain that is fast growing and used in over 82 countries for decentralized and security payments.

How to setup GROESTL MINER to mine DGB coin

Digibyte has unique features that give the user access to secure personal information, transaction details, and contracts. DGB has revolutionized SegWit and has been able to gain the trust of investors, gamers and crypto traders worldwide.

Phase A – Download and install the sgminer miner

The first phase is to use a Groestl-enabled miner for enhanced performance (+ ~10%), the user can use the ghostlander’s kernel.

Step 1: Hit the “Click here” option to download the sgminer-5-0-1-windows-gr.zip, a miner with myr-groestl support.

Step 2: Extract the .zip file.

Phase B – Select a Digibyte pool and create an account

Creating digibyte account tutorial

Image source: https://digibyte.io

Select a  pool of your choice. There are different pools to can select, but I selected the Blocks Factory pool.  Click here to view the available Digibyte pools.

Step 1: Click here to go to The Blocks Factory pool

Step 2: Click “Register”

Step 3: Enter your account information

Step 4: Click “Register”mine

Step 5: Once you have created your account, enter your login information’s on the left side

Step 6: Click “Login”

Before you sign up, it is advised to have a Digibyte digital wallet (The wallet address will be asked). If you don’t  have any, go to the official website to download one. If you have an exchange account, like Bittrex, a wallet can also be created there and mine directly to it. In this phase, you can view your workers’ current information,  renew it or create a new worker

In some pools, you will be required to optimize the miners with Myriad-Groestl which is DGB algorithm:

Phase C – place an address and control workers

  • Step 1: To add an address, hover your mouse about “My Account”
  • Step 2: Enter your DGB address
  • Step 3: Click “Update Address”
  • Step 4: To create a worker, hover your mouse about “My Account”
  • Step 5: Select “My Workers”

In this phase, you can view your workers’ current information,  renew it or create a new worker

Phase D – Mine Digibyte

Step 1: Now that your pool is set, you go back to the folder where you extract the miner. Right-click the file, click open with and select the notepad

Inside, you’ll see:

URL stratum+tcp://stratum.ipc.theblocksfactory.com:9003
user TheMiner.1
pass password

Step 2: Replace: stratum+tcp://stratum.dgb-groestl.theblocksfactory.com:9003 with the server you are using. Note, the server and port are correct

Step 3: Replace: TheMiner.1 with the username you registered and the worker you are using, for example: “CryptoCompare.Worker1”

Step 4: Replace: password with your password. If you don’t have any leave it as x

Step 5: Close and save the file

Step 6: Run the .bat file you created which will start the CCminer application. The MH/S and the blocks will appear if it is successful.


As you are now mining Digibyte. To check how much you have mined in the mining pool, visit the homepage on the left-sidebar.