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Setting up and operating a dVPN node involves careful consideration of two crucial factors: the hosting location and hardware specifications.

Hosting Location

Establishing a Sentinel dVPN node offers flexibility in choosing the location, tailored to diverse preferences and requirements. Options include:

  • On a Virtual Private Server (VPS): select a provider (check this list of tested providers)
  • At home: utilize a Raspberry Pi 4 or 5 for a locally hosted solution.
  • On Akash Network: Refer to the specific guide for detailed instructions

Hardware Recommendations

While running a dVPN node requires minimal hardware, optimal performance is ensured with the following specifications:

  • 2 CPUs
  • 2GB RAM
  • Unlimited bandwidth

These recommended hardware configurations ensure a smoother and more efficient operation of your dVPN node.