Four easy steps to set your node up

Instructions of how to setup your Node & useful links

Step 1

Get Your Auth Token

Your auth token usually arrives shortly, but can take a few days to a week if demand on the network is high.


Hardware Requirements

  • 1 Processor Core
  • Minimum 550GB of available disk space
  • Minimum of 2TB of available bandwidth a month
  • Minimum upstream bandwidth of 5 Mbps
  • Minimum download bandwidth of 25 Mpbs
  • Keep your node online 24/7
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You’ve completed the first step!

Your auth token is ready. We’ve sent a copy to your email.
Head over to our docs to get started setting up your Node.

Next Step
Step 2

Identity Generation

Every Node is required to have a unique identifier on the network.

How to Generate an Identity
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Step 3

Setup Port Forwarding

Port forwarding allows Storage Nodes to communicate with others on the Storj Network, even though it's behind a router.

How To Setup Port Forwarding
Step 4

Interface Setup

Monetize your excess capacity on the Storj Network

Supported Operating Systems

Windows

Setup your Node using Windows Storj Desktop Application

Linux

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Mac OS

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Haven't found your OS in the list?

We're working on developing our GUI for all operating systems. If your OS isn't available at the moment, please use CLI.

Setup Guide
docker pull storjlabs/storagenode:latest - docker run -d --restart always --stop-timeout 300 \ -p 28967:28967 \ -p 127.0.0.1:14002:14002 \ -e WALLET="0x0000…." \ -e EMAIL="your@email.com" \ -e ADDRESS="externaladdress:28967" \

Network-Attached Storage (NAS)

qnap image Setup Storage Node App on your QNAP NAS Device
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Hardware Requirements

  • One Processor Core
  • Minimum 550GB of available disk space
  • Minimum of 2TB of available bandwidth a month
  • Minimum upstream bandwidth of 5 Mbps
  • Minimum download bandwidth of 25 Mbps
  • Keep your node online 24/7
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Documentation

Need help? Check our docs to find the answers you need. Visit Docs
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Forum

Check our forum if you have any questions. There are many great resources to help you with any problem. Visit Forum