OffChain Solana Validator

(Formely Crypto Drinks)

OffChain

Tech, crypto and blockchain industry folks are plugged into the network 24/7 and are looking for an excuse to unplug once in a while to socialize. As we stay more and more on-chain, we see our gatherings as a perfect opportunity to get off chain to meet other passionate people in the space and educate newcomers. Offchain meetups are for socialising and learning from one another so that we can stay up to date with the latest news and developments in the blockchain space. Going Offchain provides a casual space to not only talk about crypto but also make friends with people that have a very similar interest to us. It’s also a great opportunity for those new to the crypto/blockchain space to learn from the old timers as they can catch them during their downtime.

OffChain has chapters in cities around the world. 20% of the profits from this validator will be donated to the OffChain treasury to be used for the good of the community.

Find out more at OffChain.social

Validator Specifications

Our solana validator was selected for its high specifications. Its two Intel® Core™ i9-9900K octa-core processors are blazing fast, and paired with the server's twin NVMe SSDs and 128 GB of DDR4 RAM, it can handle the extreme demands of being a solana validator.
The server is located in a top tier German data centre where it enjoys unlimited bandwidth, and the robust data protection laws that the country has legislated.

In Brief

  • Intel Core i9-9900K Octa-Core
  • CPU-B: 20155
  • RAM: 128 GB DDR4
  • Drives: 2x 1 TB NVMe SSD

Validator Security

If our server is compromised, it still would not allow an attacker access to your SOL, our validator team’s background is in security so we put a lot of thought into its security. Some of our measures include:

  • Firewall configured for ingress and egress filtering
  • Logging and monitoring scripts set up to detect any anomalies
  • Regular updates to both OS and Solana software to make sure any security fixes are applied
  • Vital configuration and account identity files are encrypted and backed up remotely to allow swift redeployment on a secondary server should the need arise
  • Solana validator running as non-privileged user
  • Server default settings aggressively hardened

Validator Information

Software Version: 1.8.2
Stake: 112 SOL
Commission: 8%

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