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Questions related to IPC, Inter-process Communications generally for local communication with an Ethereum client.

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Mining hangs on Generating DAG in progress

I am trying to initialize rpc using the below command and start miner using miner.start(1); geth --rpcapi eth,web3,personal --rpc --networkid=15 Mining starts successfully with below logs but it ...
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Create new account over IPC

I want to create a new account over IPC so I have started private chain with the below command geth --networkid=5 --datadir DataDir --ipcapi "db,eth,net,web3,personal" --ipcpath "/Users/smartSense/....
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Remix IDE Desktop + Geth node as test network

I'm trying to connect the Remix Desktop client to my local Geth node. as usual i added: geth --rpc --rpccorsdomain https://remix.ethereum.org while starting up the node. This obviously only works ...
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How to check token transactions with geth

I'm new to smart contracts, my apologies if this is a wrong approach. I want to monitor incoming (confirmed, not caring about pending) token transactions to my wallet (using geth). I found out how to ...
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Connect to node via IPC

As per my knowledge, RPC connection to a node is quite unsafe. so the alternative is connecting to a node via IPC. But how to connect to node via IPC? I have used web3 for connecting to node via RPC ...
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IPC Connection not work on Node.js (web3)

I have a geth node launch on linux, I want to access it through the IPC connection in a Node.js application. I am getting this error : /home/**/node_modules/web3-core-helpers/lib/errors.js:66 ...
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Re-setting file permissions on IPC file on Parity re-start?

Can anyone think of a clever way to re-set the IPC file permissions on a Parity re-start? I'm using systemd to control Parity.
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ipcapi parameter usage

I initialize a node on my private test net passing only the eth interface in the ipcapi parameter expecting that I won't have access in the other interfaces such as admin etc.. However, when I attach ...
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IPC Endpoint closes immediately after it opens GETH

I am attempting to establish communication between a bootstrap and member node on the same device using GETH on Windows. Initialising both nodes with my genesis.json file works fine. geth --datadir ...
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Ethereum, Geth, Clef, ipc... Establish interaction between Geth and Clef

I want to set up interaction between Geth and Clef in accordance with the instructions on the official website Ethereum - https://geth.ethereum.org/docs/getting-started In Clef I use the command - ...
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Can I instantiate Web3 connecting via IpcProvider to a still syncing node?

I'm trying to build up a node but I'm having trouble syncing with the blockchain (really slow), and while it is syncing I'm testing the connection for my script that would be connected via IPC to the ...
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Not able to connect Tessera with Quorum node

I am following up with the Quorum set up as mentioned @ https://docs.goquorum.com/en/latest/Getting%20Started/Creating-A-Network-From-Scratch/#tessera I have created 3 Quorum nodes with RAFT ...
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How connect to my geth from Remix? IPC is always \\\.\\pipe\\geth.ipc

I am trying to develop smart contract & dapp with Window 10. I made my own accounts in local testnet in geth. And I'd like to make smart contracts and deploy them on the Remix. so I need to ...
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Cannot connect to private testnet with web3.js

I have setup a local private test net and now I want to connect from Node.js to a node in the testned using IPC. I started a node with this command: ./geth --identity "5" --datadir /home/davide/...
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--ipcpath is incorrect

So I'm trying to setup my private node environment, I've got a startnode.sh script which looks like this: geth --networkid 4224 --mine --minerthreads 2 --datadir "." --nodiscover --rpc --rpcport "...
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geth returns error with ipcapi option

When I launch geth with ipcapi: geth --testnet --rpc --rpcapi "eth,web3,txpool" --ipcapi "admin,db,eth,miner,net,shh,txpool,web3" geth returns me an error: flag provided but not defined: -ipcapi ...
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