Applications Built on Sentinel
Use Sentinel dVPN
Browse your favorite website safely from anywhere in the world by using the sentinel dVPN app or any of the other dVPN apps built using Sentinel.
Build your own dVPN App
Effortlessly launch your own whitelabel VPN application without any setup and server costs using the Sentinel Opensource Whitelabel SDK.
Run a Node
Earn passive income by running a node or buying a router and selling your unused bandwidth to the Sentinel network.
Explore the Sentinel Network
Experience the best Features Sentinel has to offer you by using Sentinel dVPN application
FIAT & Crypto On-Ramps
Sentinel dVPN application come built in with FIAT On-ramps as well as crypto payment gateways that allow users to pay in any currency they are comfortable with.
Censorship Resistant Nodes
Sentinel has 1000s of nodes hosted anonmously and independently by individual node hosts, many hosted on residential IPs. This makes identifying and blocking these nodes almost impossible.
Custom Subscription Plans
Sentinel dVPN application offer users monthly subscription plans that can be customised by the application builder. The plans allow application builders to choose which nodes the users can acess, the amount of data the user can use as well as the amount user pays per month.
Multiple VPN Protocol
Sentinel nodes offer users a choice between 2 of the best VPN routing protocols in order to provide optimal VPN connectivity for any type of usage or location.
How Does dVPN Work?
The Sentinel back-end is a permissionless blockchain that records the usage of bandwidth and transfer of currency between nodes and users.
Stay up to date on our latest developments
Automated Node Health Checks are now Live and Integrated
In a major update, ‘Automated Node Health Checks’ are now live and fully integrated into the primary on-chain subscription plan.
Re-Launch of Sentinel’s Stats Page Stats.Sentinel.co
The Sentinel stats page has now been re-launched, offering a clear insight into key metrics involving dVPN nodes as well as dVPN usage trends.
Introduction of On-Chain Subscriptions and Time Based Payments- Sentinel’s Biggest dVPN Protocol Upgrade yet
In this we discuss Sentinel’s latest protocol significance, as well as the commands required to make use of it and running your own dVPN application on Sentinel.
We've collected the most commonly asked questions to help you find the answers you need. If you have any additional questions, don't hesitate to reach out via our chat support.
What is the Sentinel Network?
The Sentinel Network is a decentralized, blockchain-based node marketplace where anyone can buy and sell bandwidth, enabling multiple VPN providers access to its network offering users enhanced privacy and security through a more diversified, robust, and competitive framework than other VPN applications and bandwidth providers.
Anyone can build a dVPN application on top of Sentinel that is more secure and trustworthy than any centralized VPN application.
What are Sentinel dVPN apps?
Sentinel dVPN apps are applications that provide access to decentralized Virtual Private Network (dVPN) services through a peer-to-peer bandwidth marketplace on the Sentinel Network, offering enhanced privacy and anonymity, resilience against censorship, transparent and trustless operations using blockchain technology, and a community-driven economic model, all while being open-source for continuous community-led improvement and transparency.
Find all our whitelabels here https://docs.sentinel.co/getting-started/apps
What is the difference between a VPN and a dVPN?
A traditional VPN is a centralized service operated by a single entity, which can create vulnerabilities and require users to trust the provider with their data. In contrast, a dVPN (decentralized Virtual Private Network) operates on a decentralized, distributed network of nodes run by various individuals or entities, enhancing privacy and security. dVPNs offer greater resistance to censorship and targeted attacks due to their decentralized structure and often use blockchain technology for added transparency and trust. Unlike the subscription-based model of traditional VPNs, dVPNs can feature a peer-to-peer marketplace for buying and selling bandwidth, providing a dynamic and potentially more economical approach to secure internet access.
dVPN applications also maintain a standard of being open-sourced, offering clear visibility into the back-end architecture and establishing a trustless relationship.
Learn more about dVPNs here https://docs.sentinel.co/getting-started/dvpn/vpn-vs-dvpn
What is the $DVPN coin?
The $DVPN coin is the native cryptocurrency of the Sentinel Network, serving primarily as a utility medium within its decentralized VPN (dVPN) ecosystem. It functions as the transactional currency for accessing and paying for VPN services, incentivizing network participants by rewarding those who provide bandwidth. Additionally, the $DVPN coin may play a role in the governance of the Sentinel Network, allowing coin holders to participate in decision-making processes. As with other cryptocurrencies, its value is subject to market dynamics and can be traded on various cryptocurrency exchanges. $DVPN’s integration into the Sentinel blockchain ensures secure, transparent, and efficient transactions within the network.
$DVPN also acts as a form of revenue share as $DVPN stakers earn 20% of all payments made to dVPN nodes for bandwidth services.
Find out more here https://docs.sentinel.co/getting-started/dvpn-coin
What is the sentinel growth DAO?
The Sentinel Growth DAO is a community initiative comprised of ardent supporters of Sentinel with the goal of educating newcomers, creating an environment that’s more fun than formal, organizing group gaming events to help spread awareness of Sentinel on a less formal basis. , but ultimately using community pooled funds raised from network activity to spend on promoting and supporting the continued success and growth of decentralized VPN on the Sentinel Network.
Find out more at https://docs.sentinel.co/getting-started/dao
What are sentinel Nodes?
Sentinel nodes form the backbone of the Sentinel Network by providing decentralized bandwidth for its VPN services, enhancing privacy and security. Operated by individuals globally and incentivized with rewards like $DVPN tokens, these nodes ensure a resilient, distributed network that resists censorship and promotes secure, community-driven internet access.
Currently community members can host dVPN nodes that support either the Wireguard or the V2Ray protocol.
Checkout https://docs.sentinel.co/node-setup for more
Where do find more information about sentinel?
https://docs.sentinel.co/ is the best resource to find everything you need to know about sentinel.
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