To see the Official Presearch Node Setup Instructions, head to:
Create an account on presearch.org/signup
Fill out the typeform https://presearchcommunity.typeform.com/to/UkDumktm?typeform-source=presearch.medium.com
join the telegram https://t.me/presearch
wait up to 24hrs to receive approval to run a node. Once you have received confirmation, go to vultr.com and set up your VPS. Deploy a new server and choose the following options
Ubuntu 21.04 x64
10 GB $3.50/mo
Name your server whatever you want
The website will say to install docker, but first you need to log into terminal or putty. Once logged in, install docker
you will see something like this: type in
sudo apt install docker.io then hit enter
Type in y and then hit enter. Next type in
sudo systemctl status docker then hold down the command key on your keyboard and press c then press enter. This is to verify that docker is running properly.
Hold down Control key and hold down on C and then enter to exit out of checking on the status.
Go to https://nodes.presearch.org/dashboard and login to access your registration and API codes.
Go to Node Setup Instructions
Scroll down until you see step 3. If you're using a mac, make sure the Linux/Mac tab is selected. Copy and paste this command into your notepad because you will need this command.
docker stop presearch-node ; docker rm presearch-node ; docker stop presearch-auto-updater ; docker rm presearch-auto-updater ; docker run -d --name presearch-auto-updater --restart=unless-stopped -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock containrrr/watchtower --cleanup --interval 300 presearch-node ; docker pull presearch/node ; docker run -dt --name presearch-node --restart=unless-stopped -v presearch-node-storage:/app/node -e REGISTRATION_CODE=$YOUR_REGISTRATION_CODE_HERE presearch/node ; docker logs -f presearch-node
$YOUR_REGISTRATION_CODE_HERE with the registration code from step 10. Copy your new/edited command, go to the terminal and paste the command and press enter.
Go back to https://nodes.presearch.org/dashboard
Scroll down to "Current Nodes" and see if your node is appearing. If your node is there then click on stake.
Type in the amount you'd like to stake. The minimum is 1000 but you can do more if you'd like.
Type in whatever you want for the description
The other information is optional. Once completed, click update. Within a few minutes, your reputation show a number and continue to increase.
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