How to stay safe operating a node

Mysterium Network is part of the dVPN Alliance - a collective working towards more open and privacy focused web.

If you're already running or planning to run an exit node, please read about the best practices in the Exit node information page of the dVPN Alliance website.

dVPN Alliance

How to protect yourself as a node runner

Read the Exit node guide.

Can providers see my traffic?

Mysterium node encrypts traffic that is routed through a node therefore no traffic is visible on the provider side.

Can providers see my IP address?

Providers are able to see your IP address within the node logs without any associated traffic information.

Can users see my IP address?

When users connect to your node, your IP address becomes theirs, giving them a broader access to online services available at your geographical location.

If you have any questions please check our FAQ section or send us an e-mail ( and we will make sure to get back to you with an answer.