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Questions related to the Ethereum Name Service, a distributed, extensible naming system based on the Ethereum blockchain.

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Are ERC20 token names unique?

I am curious if ERC20 token names are unique on the Ethereum block chain? For example, what is to stop someone from creating a new token called Golem (GNT) and publishing it to a smart contract? I ...
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How do I change the owner of an ENS domain using MyEtherWallet?

Does anyone know the exact procedure for doing this? It looks quite straightforward, but I'm unwilling to try it out without confirmation from someone who's done it already.
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getting started with geth and ENS commands: Error: invalid address

I'm starting from square zero, sorry. I'm just trying to get a javascript console up and running so that I can learn more about ENS: http://docs.ens.domains/en/latest/userguide.html#resolving I've ...
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What is the ENS-BurnAddress?

I stumbled upon this Ethereum address. Etherscan calls it the ENS-BurnAddress. Currently, the account holds more than $9,000,000 US. My guess is that this is used to impose a cost on each bid so ...
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Is it possible to get a list of all active auctions on ENS?

On testnet, there is currently a registrar running for first-in-first-served (FIFS) .test domains, which can be directly claimed for 30 days, and the auction registrar for .eth domains, which require ...
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Access Swarm content from a smart contract

Right now there is no instruction in the Ethereum VM to access resources stored on Swarm. Is there a plan to add such a feature?
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Accessing struct fields in Web3 returned by a promise in Truffle

I'm using web3js (via Truffle) to make a call to a contract, to access a struct in a mapping. mapping (bytes32 => entry) public entries; struct entry { Mode status; Deed deed; uint ...
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How to point a domain registered with ENS to swarm content?

I'm hosting my web site on swarm now. And I registered a .test FIFS domain to point to it: 5.test I can verify that I am the owner of that domain with the ensutils.js: > ens.owner(namehash('5....
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How to view ENS name from transaction?

This is ethereum address. On which there are a bunch of registered ENS names How can we view the actual ENS names which were registered/won in auctions from this address?
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ENS refinement before deployment (Swaldman catch)

User @Swaldman made a great catch today and found a bug in ENS auction code: https://github.com/ethereum/ens/issues/49 What are the various ways to fix/prevent this attack vector before deployment?
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How do I redirect my .eth domain with eth.link?

Let's say I want to redirect somewebsite.eth.link to www.otherdomainiown.com. http://spacex.eth.link/ does this and the redirect works on chrome. However, I don't see an A record and I do see IPFS ...
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What is the right way to store and retrieve a contract address?

Suppose I create a new contract with: web3.eth.contract(abi).new({ data: code }, (err, contract) => { ... }) Inside the callback I am able to get the contract.address of the new contract. I can ...
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Can an ENS name point to a contract address?

I know that an ethereum wallet address can have a ENS (Ethereum Name Service) name, but it is possible for a contract? So instead of giving the contract address is it possible to give the contract's ...
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Setting a subdomain under my DOMAIN.eth

I have my primary DOMAIN through the Ethereum Name Service. I see documentation that shows you can set subdomains as I would like to do this for security for an up-coming ICO. So I would like to ...
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creating ENS namehash via web browser?

Is there an easy GUI way to get the namehash of an ENS subdomain name? I know how to get the needed namehashes from Geth console using the ensutils script, or writing javascript that uses web3 & ...
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How can I bid in an ENS auction?

So https://registrar.ens.domains flat out doesn't work. So I tried using https://www.myetherwallet.com/#ens with a parity wallet, but that gives "bad instruction": https://etherscan.io/tx/...
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Usage of ENS for contract upgrade

Situation: let's assume we have a data storage contract libraries that import the data storage contract a business logic contract that implements the libraries Question: can we use ENS, or more ...
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ENS domain expiring and renewal

From what I understand, ENS is less than one year old at the time of this post. So, it follows that no domain has expired for any owner. No person has experience renewing the rights to their ENS ...
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Ethereum Name Service (ENS) is case-sensitive?

Are the ENS addresses case-sensitive? Making different example.eth from ExAmple.ETH? If I'm going to bid on a name I must pay attention on that?
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Can a .eth domain from ENS be used for a website?

I recently registered a .eth domain through the Ethereum Name Service. Is it possible to use this domain for a website? Or is it just an alias for an ethereum address (and other metadata)?
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In Ethereum Name Service, once I won an auction, can I assign any address to that name?

Once I have won the auction, I can set the address for the name I just won. I use the setAddr function in the ENS Public Resolver Contract. The question is if that address can be any address or it ...
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Are ENS bids public?

Is it possible to view the bids on Ethereum Name Service (ENS)? For example, via https://etherscan.io, or https://myetherwallet.com
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ENS Reveal execution error from MyEtherWallet

good day! I have experienced execution errors from revealing the ENS bids. I've tried two different bids, and the error occurs to both bids. I use Trezor vis MEW btw. Is there anything that I'm ...
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ENS look up an address

How do I resolve an ENS name to an address? Hopefully with a pretty interface, something my grandmom can use.
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Can I watch an ENS name like I can watch a token?

When I buy an ERC20 token, I can 'watch' it with my Mist or Parity wallet. And, I don't have to go to any websites. Is there a similar thing to do with an ENS name? I won four auctions a couple of ...
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SWARM .ETH help

I got 3dhdwallpapers.eth name and set content resolve to a swarm hash 4197442eceb1c1d4a0c7af21e17cb48e990a07ba2d6f72d7e9c09efd172279cc and I run command publicResolver.setContent(namehash('...
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Why are etherscan ENS events so old?

When I go to https://etherscan.io/ens, and then go to the "More" menu, and from there the "ENS Events" menus, all of the events listed are more than 320 days old. Is there a way to get recent events ...
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ENS Name Look Kraken

I'm trying to get the ENS for addresses, so I thought initially to use the ENS on web3 from ens import ENS import web3 as w3 provider = w3.HTTPProvider('https://mainnet.infura.io/v3/...
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ENS Error: 'It seems this transaction will fail' when executing ethRegistrar.unsealBid() from Mist

When I want to execute the follwing transaction in Mist UI: ethRegistrar.unsealBid(web3.sha3('name'), web3.toWei(1, 'ether'), web3.sha3('secret'), {from: web3.eth.accounts[0], gas: 500000}); I get: ...
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ENS setResolver bad jump destination

When i use the Ens - Registry Contract to setResolver(), I am getting a bad jump destination. I am the using the proper namehash of my newly won domain and the "...
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Is the ENS light-client friendly?

I am building an application that needs to verify the validity of ENS names as given by a resolver. Can resolvers attach a short proof to cryptographically guarantee that a given ENS name does indeed ...
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How to point a domain registered with ENS to IPFS content?

After securing a .eth domain, how do you point the domain to resolve to an IPFS hash?
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Who is the owner of ETH zone?

As I understand, .eth domain zone is a smart-contract. Does the owners of this smart contract delete record about .eth domain?
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Why is the recursion in the namehash algorithm?

The algorithm is described in eip-137.
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I've bid 1ETH for ENS domain and was the only bidder - revealed during the 48 hours period - how do I get the refund?

Please have a look at tx: https://etherscan.io/tx/0x4831dbed82aaf859b484beae26ed8a24be2fce4c3912a5958d0b35950a72c90e It seems like I've correctly revealed my bid: How do I get the refund? Tried ...
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Where is ENS deployed?

ENS is a deployed contract. Where is it? Specification: https://github.com/ethereum/EIPs/blob/master/EIPS/eip-137.md And why didn't they specify that in the EIP?
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ENS .eth names are secretly auctioned. Why is this name publicly visible during auction?

Why is the name "newmovies.eth" visible on Etherescan in the startAuctionsAndBid public transaction with the ENS .eth Registrar? It shows: ENS StartAuction for newmovies.eth I thought that name ...
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ENS testnet contract - bad jump when following quickstart tutorial

Following the quickstart guidance using Ropsten testnet, I have done the following on a synced geth console: > loadScript('/my/path/to/ensutils-testnet.js'); > new Date(testRegistrar....
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Can I make a transaction that sends funds directly to the address an ENS domain resolves to?

For example, firefly.eth currently resolves to 0xce31f0ad68d9565004bbe351a8677eb74c86866d Without my software knowing or looking up the specific address "0xce31f0ad68d9565004bbe351a8677eb74c86866d" ...
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ENS name reverse is not working on Ethereum address

I'm trying to both resolve and lookup using "ethjs-ens" the lookup call is working correctly. However, the resolve call is throwing an empty error. The address I'm using on the reverse function is ...
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Uploading ensutils,js to geth console

I am trying to upload ensutils.js from https://github.com/ethereum/ens to my geth console. I am using loadScript('/home/path/to/ensutils.js'). Every time I try it, it gives me an invalid address ...
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How does the secret phrase work in ENS?

The secret phrase is used to encrypt a bid, and then to decrypt it. What type of encryption and decryption is used?
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ENS subNode register

I've tried several times to add a subNode to my ENS domain through MEW/Contracts. Keep getting: Error encountered during contract execution [Bad jump destination] When clicked on "Write" to make the ...
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Is it possible to transfer an ENS address to an anonymous owner?

If I wanted to transfer an ENS address I won to an anonymous / unlinkable owner, is that possible?
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Is it possible for start and auction and bid for multiple names(ENS) in a single transaction?

For example if I want to register three TLD domains: example1.eth example2.eth example3.eth Can I make one startAuctionAndBid transaction for all three?
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In ENS, what does the secret phrase encrypt?

The Ethereum Name Service uses a secret phrase to encrypt the bid. What is encrypted, to later be revealed during the reveal phase?
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What is the “dicitionary” for?

When bidding via the ens registrar page, one has to wait until the dictionary loaded before the "bid" button can be used. What is this dictionary and what does it do? Why is it possible to bid after ...
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ENS is not finalizing my auction and I need to reopen it again and again

I opened an auction and bidded. After that i revealed my bid. Unfortunately there is no option for finalizing the autcion, like in others. Instead after the RevealPeriod ends. ENS says I need to ...
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Revealing bid for .eth domain doesn't work

I placed a bid on an .eth domain and now the revealing period started. I revealed my bid according to this documentation: https://docs.ens.domains/en/latest/userguide.html#revealing-your-bid with ...
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What's the point of holding an ENS auction for a name nobody can see?

Earlier today I decided to register an ENS domain name for my wallet. As I read through the process on various sites about how it works, I think I understand it but I'm very surprised and confused ...