How to set up a Sentinel dVPN node?

dVPN

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.

In order to setup a dVPN node some basic Linux experience will come in handy, however the process it pretty easy to follow and unlike validators dVPN node owners do not have a global impact on the blockchain. Therefore if something goes wrong it doesn’t effect others and you can start over again. You we recommend to have at least 100 DVPN in your node account. This is needed, as a tiny amount is used to make a transaction to the blockchain letting it know your node is still online. There are 2 ways to get started with setting up a dVPN node:

  1. Using HandyHost Application
  2. Doing it manually

Using HandyHost Application

This application will make setting up a dVPN node a lot easier compared to doing it manually.

For their website visit: https://handyhost.computer
For their latest HandyHost release go to: https://github.com/HandyOSS/HandyHost/releases
For their setup guide watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GxRoVDOFKE

Manually

Note: this is for experienced users only. You can use the instructions described in this guide to get a dVPN node started.