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The following table lists the specifications for a VPS to run a Energi Gen 3 Masternode:
|CPU (Core)||1 x 1 GHz||2 x 2 GHz|
|RAM (Memory)||2 GB||4 GB|
|Storage||100 GB||100 GB|
|SWAP||2 GB||0 GB|
|Operating System||Ubuntu 18.04 x64||Ubuntu 18.04 x64|
Use the Recommended configuration for best results
After you sign up with DigitalOcean, follow the steps below to setup a VPS:
After you sign up, go to the Droplets page and then click
Distributions and then select
18.04 (LTS) x64 from Ubuntu.
Basic plans select the
$20/mo option. This will create a VPS with 2 CPU/4GB RAM with 80 GB SSD disk.
Select one of the datacenters listed. It does not matter which one you pick. We recommend you pick one closest to you so that there is no lag in accessing the VPS from your location.
Keep the default VPC Network –
No VPC. This will create a VPC with internet IP address.
You can select
Monitoring to monitor your VPS.
We recommend you create and use an SSH key for root login. In this guide we are using the
Password option. Create a password that is difficult to guess and meets DigitalOcean’s password requirements.
Give your VPS a name. In this guide, we named it
Create Droplet to create the VPS.
After few minutes, you will see the following screen.
It provides the IP address of the VPS. You will need the following information to login to the VPS:
IP address: Use the IP address assigned to the VPS
Password: The password you created in Section 1.2.4 above.
Follow the instructions in Install Energi Core Node on Linux VPS to install and setup Energi Core Node on the VPS.