The backbone of the ScPrime network is its hosts, or Storage Providers. Providers rent out their unused hard drive space to the ScPrime project. Storage Providers earn passive income while helping to build the Distributed Datacenter.
While setting up a storage provider instance is straight forward, it can be daunting at first. Several guides and articles have been created to help new Storage Providers get online and start earning SCP fast!
Storage Provider Quick Start, UI Version- This guide will help you use the ScPrime UI to setup a provider instance. The UI makes the setup process simple, but once online, it is recommended that providers use the Command Line to run their host. This guide will explain how to do that as well.
Storage Provider Quick Start, CLI Version- This guide will show you how to use the Command Line Interface (CLI) to setup a provider instance. While a bit more complex then the UI for setup, it is the recommended way to get online as hosts should be run from the Command Line on a daily basis.
Storage Provider Quick Start, Linux Version- This guide will help Linux users (Ubuntu 20.04) setup a provider instance.
Storage Provider Quick Start, Raspberry Pi Version- A simple guide to setup a host on a Raspberry Pi.
Uptime Robot Guide- Provider uptime is an extremely important metric for a host. The more the uptime, the more the Storage Provider can earn. For a number of reasons, especially with Windows, host can go offline because of updates or outages. Uptime Robot is a handy tool that will alert you when your instances goes offline, so you can get it back online quickly.
Storage Provider Info Page- This document has the current community guidelines (to earn incentives) as well as a description of important settings.
Network Dashboard- Monitor the network status on this dashboard. Find your provider instances to see your current stats and earnings.
Rent and Incentives Info- Learn more about how you can earn SCP as a Storage Provider through rent and the Incentive Program.
Network Troubleshooter- This tool will scan your host and let you know of any problems. It will also offer possible solutions.
Block 109,000 Issues- If you’re stuck around block 109,000, check this document for a possible solution.
Port Scan- Use this tool to confirm your ports (4282 and 4283) are opened properly on your router.