Run a light node
What is a node?
A node is a piece of software that runs on a device like a computer or a phone. Generally, a node verifies that a blockchain works correctly and follows the rules. “Verifying” a blockchain can involve tasks like checking transactions are correct.
What is a Celestia light node?
Light nodes sound like you might expect. They are nodes that can run on cheaper hardware and slower internet connections than other node types. The lower requirements make it more accessible for anyone to run a node that verifies the chain.
Start up a light node
There are many ways to run a Celestia light node. Pick an option that fits you best to get your light node up and running.