During the first phase of the Cardano testnet, the node can run on at least the following supported platforms:
- Linux Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) or later
- Linux Mint 19.3 (Tricia) or later
Once the second phase of the testnet has begun, the following additional platforms will also be supported:
- Linux Debian 10.3 (Buster) or later
- MacOSX 10.14.0 (Mojave) or later
- Windows 10
It is also possible to run a testnet node on any platform using a virtual machine or Docker image.