How to launch and connect your Digital Ocean Instance

1. Log in your Digital Ocean Account

Create one if you don’t have

2. Click “Create” -> "Droplets"

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3. Set up your droplet

Choose Ubuntu

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Choose Standard - $40/mo (4 vCPUs and 160 GB SSD)

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Choose the nearest host. For example, I am in Asia, I choose “Singapore”

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Choose the password type: One-time password

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Name your host. Leave the rest as default, then click Create

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Wait for a moment

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Your Droplet is now created. This is the IP address to run your Virtual Node

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4. Connect to your droplet

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 [email protected](your ip address)

Then type “Y”

Copy and paste the password received from email

Change your password

Then you’re connected to your server

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I ultimately decided to stake with Constant instead… Easier to have liquidity on short notice and still a decent return :wink:

With Digital Ocean, Add more volume to increase Droplet Disk is not a good idea when running Incognito node. I advise that we should buy a Droplet with big storage to use for a long time. Another idea is that you guy can get big Droplet and run many nodes on the same Droplet, this way can save cost more than

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Hey how could you run multiple stakes on one droplet? Would that mean running it on multiple ports? Any tutorial?

Hi @palumboe1

Follow this topic and its comment to know how to do that

1/ Understanding how to change port in run.sh file
2/ Start many run.sh files in the same server

That’s all

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