Aergo contains a name service to translate addresses into easy to remember short names.
One name maps to exactly one address. Names are currently fixed to a length of 12 characters.
Using the name system¶
The easiest way to create and update names is the aergocli.
To register a new name:
aergocli name new --from my_unlocked_account_address --name my12charname
To retrieve the owner of a registered name:
aergocli name owner --name my12charname