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.
clif hdac create-validator \--wallet welcomeval \--pubkey $(nodef tendermint show-validator) \--moniker valiator-bryan
clif hdac bond --wallet welcomeval 1000000 100000000 30000000