You can check if the validator node is running as a systemd service, check logs, and determine if your node is in sync with the chain.
Check the service with
sudo systemctl status ethermintd
The output should show that the service is
If the service is not running, check that you have the service file set up correcly: Running a Full Node.
If the service file is set up correctly, try restarting the service
sudo systemctl restart ethermintd
You can view the logs with the
journalctl -u ethermintd
View the most recent logs
journalctl -xeu ethermintd
Tail the logs
journalctl -f -u ethermintd
ethermintd command to check sycn status
ethermintd status 2>&1 | jq -r ".SyncInfo"
false, your node is synced.