Validators are responsible for committing new blocks to the blockchain through voting. A validator's stake is slashed if they become unavailable or sign blocks at the same height. Please read about Sentry Node Architecture to protect your node from DDOS attacks and to ensure high-availability.
Prepare local wallet
clif hdac create-validator \--from <wallet alias> \--pubkey $(nodef tendermint show-validator) \--moniker <validator moniker name>
clif hdac bond --from <wallet alias> 10 0.01 30000000