# Join a public network

You can currently join the public Ethereum, Polygon PoS, Binance Smart Chain, Bitcoin, and Corda networks.

# Join an Ethereum network

  1. Select a public chain project and click Get started or Join network.
  2. Under Blockchain protocol, select Ethereum.
  3. Under Blockchain network, select Mainnet, Ropsten testnet, or Rinkeby testnet. Click Next.
  4. Under Type, select whether to run a shared or a dedicated node.
  5. Under Mode, select whether to run a full node or an archive node. See Modes.
  6. Under Hosting, select Chainstack or Private. See Support hosting options.
  7. Provide a node name. Click Next.
  8. Review your changes and click Join network.

The node status will change from Pending to Running once deployed.

# Join a Polygon PoS network

  1. Select a public chain project and click Get started or Join network.
  2. Under Blockchain protocol, select Polygon PoS.
  3. Under Blockchain network, select Mainnet or Mumbai testnet. Click Next.
  4. Under Type, select whether to run a shared or a dedicated node.
  5. Under Mode, select whether to run a full node or an archive node. See Modes.
  6. Under Hosting, select Chainstack or Private. See Support hosting options.
  7. Provide a node name. Click Next.
  8. Review your changes and click Join network.

The node status will change from Pending to Running once deployed.

# Join a Binance Smart Chain network

  1. Select a public chain project and click Get started or Join network.
  2. Under Blockchain protocol, select Binance Smart Chain.
  3. Under Blockchain network, select Mainnet or Testnet. Click Next.
  4. Under Type, select whether to run a shared or a dedicated node.
  5. Under Mode, select whether to run a full node or an archive node. See Modes.
  6. Under Hosting, select Chainstack or Private. See Support hosting options.
  7. Provide a node name. Click Next.
  8. Review your changes and click Join network.

The node status will change from Pending to Running once deployed.

# Join a Bitcoin network

  1. Select a public chain project and click Get started or Join network.
  2. Under Blockchain protocol, select Bitcoin.
  3. Under Blockchain network, select Mainnet or Testnet. Click Next.
  4. Select whether to run a shared or a dedicated node.
  5. Under Hosting, select Chainstack or Private. See Support hosting options.
  6. Provide a node name. Click Next.
  7. Review your changes and click Join network.

The node status will change from Pending to Running once deployed.

# Join a Corda network

  1. Add a Corda identity. See Manage your organization identities.
  2. Select a public chain project and click Get started or Join network.
  3. Under Blockchain protocol, select Corda.
  4. Under Blockchain network, select Corda Network or Corda Pre-Production Network. Click Next.
  5. Under Identity, select an approved Corda identity.
  6. Under Hosting, select Chainstack or Private. See Support hosting options.
  7. Provide a node name. Click Next.
  8. Review your changes and click Join network.

The node status will change from Pending to Running once deployed.