Satellite question

I would like to know if it’s possible to create your own satellite in the storj network? I’ve tried to setup the satellite cli from the source code but got stuck with master DB.

That depends on what you mean by “in the storj network”. You can run your own satellite, but currently existing nodes won’t deal with your satellite as it’s not on the trusted satellites list. You could of course run your own nodes or convince node operators to add your satellite to the allow list, but they will expect compensation in return.

It will eventually be possible to host a Tardigrade community satellite, but I don’t think the details on that are known yet. That would get you on the trusted satellites list, but it also comes with a massive SLA you would have to adhere to and that includes payout to node operators.


Thanks for your answer! That’s exactly what I wanted to know.
If I can run my own satellite then is there any guides on how to do it?

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