dVPN

How to set up a Sentinel dVPN node?

If you want to contribute to the Sentinel network and share your bandwidth you can set up a dVPN node that utilizes the Sentinel protocol. Every node owner can set their own price for customers using their bandwidth. Of course it’s up to the user to decide which node they will use as their dVPN. […]

dVPN

Running a relay or an exit node

Through the dVPN Alliance Sentinel has written down some (important) tips for running an exit node. These tips set a good base for understanding your risks and liability. Topics that are explained in here are: What is a distributed network? What are decentralized virtual private networks (dVPNs)? What is an exit node? Why run an […]

dVPN

The Indigitus router

First thing to note is that the Indigitus router is not sold by Sentinel. It’s a partnership between both teams, where the Indigitus router will have the Sentinel Protocol integrated. Indigitus is a company that will launch the worlds first dWeb router. In collaboration the Indigitus router will work with the Sentinel dVPN out-of-the-box with […]

dVPN General

The Sentinel’s $DVPN Incentive Programs

Sentinel introduces several $DVPN incentive programs on its native Cosmos-based Sentinel Hub. These incentive programs include: Bandwidth Mining Incentives $DVPN Coin Staking Incentives White-label Operator Incentives Liquidity Mining Incentives dVPN User Incentives Grant Program and Initiatives Towards Developers Adoption All of them are explained in our Medium blog here.

Staking Validators

How to choose a validator to stake to?

In order to stake your DVPN you need to find the right validator to stake to. Validators are the ones taking care of the backbone of Sentinel, namely the blockchain itself. Collectively they maintain the blockchain, making sure all transactions are signed, upgrades are carried out ect. In order for Sentinel to be successful we […]

Staking Wallet

How to stake your DVPN?

Staking within the Cosmos ecosystem and within Sentinel is called “Delegating”. Once you’re done setting up your Sentinel wallet you can start staking. But before you do that you want to be sure to stake to a good validator, as not all validators are equal. Read this article “How to choose a validator” to make […]

Staking

How to redelegate DVPN to another validator?

If you are already delegated to a validator, but for some reason you want to change the validator you are staking to (also: see this how to choose a validator to stake to article). You can follow these steps to redelegate to another validator. Side note: Redelegating to another validator does not impact your qualification […]

Validators

How to become a Sentinel validator?

Becoming a Sentinel validator consists of 2 parts: The voting power side The technical side Voting power In order to become an active Sentinel validator you’ll need to accumulate enough voting power. Voting power is the metric that decides if a technical valid validator is active or not. You will receive voting power by delegating […]