mp20 is looking to take a more active role in Osmosis QA work. The first step is deploying validator and nodes on the testnet and also providing a testnet snapshot service for quick sync. This will shorten the onboarding time frame from days to 45 minutes. Have a look at the WIP osmosis documentation on how to deploy on the testnet, the best place to start if you are interested in validating on Osmosis.
This post will explain how to deploy and set up a sentry and validator on Bluzelle’s current testnet. The sentry will act as a proxy for the validator. You’ll need 2 instances of your favorit linux distro, this guide was done using Debian 10. Make adjustments where needed. 1 vCPU, 4 gb ram and 80 gb of storage will get the job done (for now) Install dependencies sudo apt install git build-essential jq nano wget -y