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This section is aimed at helping you understand the process of preparing a virtual private server or virtual machine hosted on the cloud as a Rocket Pool node.


Selecting a Hosting Provider shows several examples of popular hosting providers that other Rocket Pool node operators use to run nodes in the cloud.

Preparing the Operating System walks you through the basic steps of installing and configuring the base Operating System on your machine to prepare it for life as a node.


Note that you will need to use a remote service like SSH to use your machine; consult the Intro to Secure Shell (SSH) guide if you need a tutorial on how to do this.