Known Issues

Sentinel Android app

Here follows a list of known issues within the Sentinel Android app. In most cases you can be ensured that the developers are looking into this for a fix. Some phones do not see dVPN nodes when they open the app. There is no workaround for this and will be fixed in an upcoming release.

General

About Sentinel

Sentinel is a web3 framework providing a community driven network of nodes that share their bandwidth, on which Decentralized VPNs and other such services are built. The purpose of the Sentinel ecosystem is to empower universal access to the internet in a trusted and provable manner. This will be done by allowing organizations and individuals […]

General

What is Sentinel within Cosmos?

Cosmos is an ever-expanding ecosystem of interconnected apps and services, built for a decentralized future. Strictly speaking, Cosmos is a decentralized network of independent parallel blockchains, each powered by BFT consensus algorithms like Tendermint consensus. In other words, Cosmos is an ecosystem of blockchains that can scale and interoperate with each other. Before Cosmos, blockchains were siloed and unable to communicate with […]

General

How does Tendermint tie in with Sentinel?

As Sentinel has created their blockchain within the Cosmos ecosystem and enjoys the benefits Cosmos has to offer. It’s also build on top of Tendermint. Building a blockchain from the ground up requires building all three layers: Networking, Consensus, and Application. This takes a lot of development time to take care of and this is where Tendermint […]

General

Sentinel Tokenomics

After a good amount of time spending on the Ethereum testnet blockchain we have made the switch to Cosmos and created our own blockchain connected to the Cosmos network. With this change our tokenomics has changed as well. Target Monthly Inflation Rate The inflation of the Sentinel token ($DVPN) will be divided into epochs of […]

General

Sentinel white-labels

The purpose of the Sentinel ecosystem is to empower universal access to the internet in a trusted and provable manner. However, we do not think we are the sole organization making this change throughout the whole world alone. The Sentinel Protocol is open source and we welcome all organizations willing to help by white-labeling our […]

General

Sentinel is part of the dVPN Alliance

With a goal to set standards within the VPN industry and wider privacy sector that moves us towards a free internet for all Sentinel is one of the founders of the dVPN Alliance. All bodies, foundations, companies interested in human rights on the internet are welcome. FOr more information on the dVPN Alliance visit this […]

Wallet

How can I store DVPN on the Sentinel wallet?

Currently Sentinel only has a native wallet for Desktop. Other wallets that support DVPN are Keplr (web wallet) and Cosmosation (mobile and web wallet). The Sentinel Desktop wallet Step 1: Download the latest Sentinel wallet through the official Sentinel GitHub: https://github.com/sentinel-official/desktop-client/releases Step 2: Once downloaded open the application. Step 3: It will now show you a configuration window. It’s […]

dVPN General

The difference between a VPN and a dVPN

Since the start of the crypto revolution decentralization has always been a goal to strive for. We want to stop being depended on centralized entities big or small and taking a cut every step in between. By decentralizing the power everyone has a say and we do not have to trust any middleman facilitating any […]