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Running Validator Node

Deploying a validator node? Read this first

If you are deploying a validator node, then make sure to read the Node Requirements first.

Validator fullnode

  • If you use cloud, i.e., AWS, Azure or GCP, then one validator node and one validator fullnode are deployed by default. See Step #16 in the instructions for AWS, Azure or GCP.
  • When using the Docker or the source code, the fullnode.yaml will enable you to run a validator fullnode.
    • See Step 11 in the Docker-based instructions.
    • Similarly, if you use source code, see from Step 13 in the source code instructions. :::

Installation guides

The following guides provide step-by-step instructions for running public fullnode, validator node, and validator fullnode for the Aptos blockchain.