Where is the validator node located?

The validator node is located in a "state of the art" colocation data center in silicon valley, CA.

Are sentry nodes implemented?

Yes, there will be a number of sentry nodes deployed in both, the cloud and on premise to minimize risk of denial-of-service attacks and other kind of attacks.

Will the validator have self-bond atoms?

Yes, at the moment the exact amount it is still to be decided.

What are the validator fees?

The exact number it is yet to be decided.

what are the hardware specs deployed?

Top Hardware components are used in the validator topology:

  1. Hardware Security Gateway acting as a Firewall and IPsec VPN connection between Sentry and Validator nodes.
  2. Hardware Security Module for key management.