mkdir ~/storage && docker run -d -p 3456:3456 -p 39499:39499 -v ~/storage:/root/.tahoe/storage maccam912/tahoe-node /tahoe-run.sh
To connect to the grid:
docker run -it -p 3456:3456 -p 39499:39499 maccam912/tahoe-node /bin/bash
The steps below can be combined easily, if you are comfortable with vim, into
vim /root/.tahoe/tahoe.cfg && /allmydata-tahoe-1.10.0/bin/tahoe start or another editor by replacing
vim at the beginning with your editor.
Once inside, on bash edit
/root/.tahoe/tahoe.cfg and change nickname to something unique. Once you save the change, run:
Running it "The Easy Way" has worked well for me with various cloud VPS providers. If you have any issues, let me know. Right now I have it set up with defaults (split the file into 10 blocks, any 3 of which can recover the file, and spread it to at least 7 different storage servers) and have shares expire after 1 year to not force you to renew the lease on data constantly, but also to remove old data from the network.