Questions tagged [ipc]

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

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How to make a Docker container talk to geth.ipc on local host

from web3 import Web3 web3 = Web3(Web3.IPCProvider("/Ethereum/geth.ipc")) print(f'IPC connected: {web3.isConnected()}') # want to return True I have the above script Dockerized and I'm trying to ...
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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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How do i connect geth to web3.py using IPC on Windows?

I'll briefly explain my setup before describing the problem in detail. I am on Windows 10 and using the geth client in Light Sync Mode, along with web3.py on Jupyter Notebook and Metamask as a wallet....
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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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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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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 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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how can I make geth.ipc group writable/readable

I'd like geth.ipc to be group writable/readable each time I launch geth via a systemd.service. How is that possible? (as opposed to chmod manually).
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All requests routed to submodule when changing its provider in web3js

Using web3.js 1.2.11, I expect the last part of the following code to route requests from the web3.eth.personal module to the IPC socket, and requests on web3.eth to TCP port 7545. let Web3 = require('...
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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 ...