This is not an AD im just excited about this software and this is my journny getting started with it
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Enter your email
You'll get a a string that looks like this..
Generate a thing called a
Note they support raspberry pi!
You will need to do port forwarding (complicated but important ) on your router this is a advanced topic that is out of scope for this post. Port Forwarding - Node Operator
TIP: I'll plug this website if you are running a on a home network this might be of use to you. https://portforward.com/
For me unzip wasnt installed :/
Protip: use a tmux shell to let this run for a few hours then come back to it.
Mini Tmux Tutorial
Resource: Tactical tmux: by Daniel Miessler
apt install unzip apt install tmux tmux new -s GODTHISTAKESFOREVER curl -L https://github.com/storj/storj/releases/latest/download/identity_linux_amd64.zip -o identity_linux_amd64.zip unzip -o identity_linux_amd64.zip chmod +x identity sudo mv identity /usr/local/bin/identity
apt install tmux tmux new -s GODTHISTAKESFOREVER curl -L https://github.com/storj/storj/releases/latest/download/identity_linux_arm.zip -o identity_linux_arm.zip unzip -o identity_linux_arm.zip chmod +x identity sudo mv identity /usr/local/bin/identity
then Most difficult part ive got this wrong many times
b at the same time
2) release the two keys
d key quickly
NOTE: the order is important.
its abrivated in the `ctrl+b d` which does NOT mean
If video is more your speed:
Back to the tutorial
identity create storagenode
NOTE THIS WILL TAKE FOREVER!
For me its still running after writing the post up to this point. so like 1 hour for me.
if you want to have faster time i ended up paying for 1 hour on one of digital ocean's monster machines $600/m, which is $0.952/hour. so if you dont mind paying 1 buck, this is a good idea. WARNING: please remember to shut this shit down otherwise you will have a VERY large bill. Also NOTE to self, remember to shut it down so i dont get charged...(cringe face emoji) there goes my rent...
Running on monster machine
# it took only ~25 mins with the big monster machine
# What looks like when its finished
Copy the certs to your actual storage node pc
In my case it was a RPI 3 with attached storage
by oran collins