Launch and connect your Digital Ocean Instance
Want to help build the privacy layer of the decentralized web and earn rewards? Validators are essential to the security and robustness of the Incognito chain.
This October, Incognito will launch Node Device, its own plug-and-play staking hardware. For now, you can get a head start by running a virtual node on your computer, or on a cloud instance such as AWS. Just follow the instructions below.
Incognito is currently running on the testnet. Block rewards are being paid out in testnet PRV, and will be converted to mainnet PRV at a fixed rate.
Create one if you don't have
Choose Standard (4 vCPUs and 8 GB Memory)
Name your host
Your Droplet is now created. This is the IP address to run your Virtual Node
Please check your email, details of your droplet (IP address, username and password) will be sent to you.
Open Terminal for Mac/Linux or PowerShell for Windows:
Run this command
ssh root@(your ip address)
Then type "Y"
Copy and paste the password received from email
Change your password
Then you're connected to your server