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Announcing your Host
Now that your host has been configured and finished syncing, you can announce your host to the network.
Announcing your host serves as the bridge between your fully prepared host and potential renters seeking storage solutions. This process publishes information about your host, including its network address and public key, onto the blockchain, allowing renters to discover your host and establish contracts.
hostd. If you're asked to unlock the UI, use your custom password if you've set one. If you haven't got a wallet set up
hostd, visit our Setting up
hostdguide; otherwise, choose from the sidebar Configuration.
Click on the Announce button in the top right-hand corner.
Confirming the announcement of your host
Finally, check the announcement fee and click Announce in the dialog to confirm.
Congratulation! Your host has been successfully announced to the network and is now ready to be discovered by renters and establish contracts.
Enter your host's network address and click Check Host. This tool will connect to your host and notify you of any issues.