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Run a node

If you are able to satisfy all of the elligibility requirements) for becoming a node operator, then you're ready to set up and run your node.


Before registering as an operator for EigenDA, operators should register as an operator with EigenLayer. This process will allow the operator to securely create BLS and ECDSA keys that will be needed during the DA node configuration steps outlined below.

Running an operator node consists of a few main steps:

  1. Setting up the system environment and configuring the node (covered in run with docker)
  2. Starting the node software and confirming basic operation (covered in run with docker)
  3. Registering the node with one or more quorums.

Currently, we provide full documentation for performing the first two steps in the context of running a node using docker. Operators utilizing other setups can still utilize these instructions as a guide.