Questions tagged [ipfs]

IPFS (the InterPlanetary File System) is a new hypermedia distribution protocol, addressed by content and identities. IPFS enables the creation of completely distributed applications. It aims to make the web faster, safer, and more open.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
20 views

Implementing a state channel

I am trying to build a platform to play TicTacToe using DApps. The players invite others by placing a stake and then opponents accept it. The first turn is recorded on chain by calling a function in ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

company using IPFS in their application

I am learning IPFS these days and curious about if any company is using IPFS to save data. When we upload file into IPFS, we get a hash and can use the hash to get access to the file content. But in ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

is it possible to use IPFS Hash to ensure file integrity?

My question is if i can use the IPFS Reference/Hash to ensure file integrity. In other words if i have a file can i use a specific Hashfunction to ensure that the generated Hash of that file is equal ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

how to verify details put by a person through smart contract? [closed]

Iam working on a developing a tool that should verify details provided by the individual. let's say if a person says he works in a XYZ company and he want to add to his resume. That XYZ company ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

How to use the ipfs.get()?

I am new to IPFS. I added a file in IPFS and then, pinned it. Now, I am trying to retrieve the file. I am writing the code in React. Hence I used the following code: ipfs.get('/ipfs/...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

What's the difference between ipfs.infura.io vs ipfs.io

When saving ipfs hash, i find that ipfs.infura.io is x10 faster than ipfs.io. If the public gateway (ipfs.io) has a negative impact on user experience due to its slowness, why people would use that ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Hosting pet-shop DApp on IPFS - JSON Files problem

I am trying to host DApp "pet-shop" which one of the truffle boxes on IPFS. rsyncing of src, build/contracts and ipfs add files went very well and there are plenty of peers as seeders on the network ...
1
vote
2answers
22 views

Does it align to the base concept of blockchain, if one stores the hash value generated from IPFS network in a database?

A friend of mine utilized IPFS to store data files regarding some user info.But for an android application of the same, he retrieved all hash values(same user but different files) and stored it in a ...
1
vote
0answers
47 views

Error while importing Libp2p package in blockchain

I have installed some js-libp2p's packages on my Ethereum Blockchain-ipfs project and I wrote some codes like below. const TCP = require('libp2p-tcp'); const MulticastDNS = require('libp2p-mdns'); ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Asymmetric encryption with master Key

Is there any way i can derive private and public keypairs from a Master Key? The Master Key should be able to decrypt every encryption made with the generated Keypairs. to explain a bit further i ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

Base58 javascript implementation [closed]

I am using IPFS-multihash method to store IPFS hash in smart contracts. For that I need to decode base58 format: QmaozNR7DZHQK1ZcU9p7QdrshMvXqWK6gpu5rmrkPdT3L4 to binary(as hex): ...
1
vote
0answers
80 views

Unhandled Rejection (Error): No valid “from” address specified in neither the given options, nor the default options

Unhandled Rejection (Error): No valid "from" address specified in neither the given options, nor the default options. ▶ 4 stack frames were collapsed. (anonymous function) C:/mydapp1/client/src/App.js:...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

IPFS - file stored by all users

Suppose one or many users used my fully decentralized app to store different files on IPFS. How can I keep track of all file hashes by using smart contracts?
4
votes
2answers
114 views

How to encrypt a file with multiple public address?

Can I encrypt a file with multiple public address such that each of them can decrypt the file using their private keys? Thus achieving a system to securely store file on IPFS which can be accessed by ...
-1
votes
1answer
33 views

Fully Decentralized Dapp [duplicate]

How can I build a fully decentralized dapp where the frontend code (.html,.css,.js) and ABI files (build/contracts/json) are stored in ipfs and contracts on test-network. But I am unable to do so ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

NuCypher for storing file securely on IPFS

Please someone guide me how I can use NuCypher Algo for storing a file on IPFS such that only a set of people can open its ipfs-hash link. Can you tell the implementation because I am finding it ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Costs/efficiency of locating stored data on Ethereum

Based on the answer to this question, storing IPFS hashes on Ethereum could be done in 3 ways: Store it as a string Store it as a struct Store it in event log Ordered from most expensive to least ...
1
vote
2answers
256 views

Uploading files on IPFS Infura

I am trying to make a dapp to upload files on IPFS Infura. I am using IpfsHttpClient in web browser by including the script <script src="https://unpkg.com/ipfs-http-client/dist/index.min.js">&...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Ethereum & IPFS Storage Question

Etherum vs IPFS for Long Terms Storage of Critical document files? Storing high priority files on the blockchain. I am also writing a smart contract for the files on Etherum. I have concerns about ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

IPFS dapp hosting

I have uploaded the dapp frontend folder along with contracts json files on the IPFS using ipfs add <path> ipfs name publish <hash> commands. I am running Ganache for in-memory virtual ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

IPFS dynamic content

Can my users store dynamic content on IPFS and how that will reflect on my dapp, what will happend when everytime user can update the state of the app. How this will reflect it? Imagine something like ...
0
votes
0answers
67 views

IPFS image download with HTML

I have searched quite a lot now about how I can download a photo stored with IPFS having the hash in HTML. I have tried using the hash and <a href={`https://ipfs.io/ipfs/hashKey`} download="...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

ipfs.files.add(Buffer) function causing TypeError: Cannot read property 'add' of undefined

I am trying to upload an image to ipfs using ipfs.files.add() function but it is causing me this error Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'add' of undefined at App.onSubmit (App.js:70) at ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

showing unknown command “API.HTTP”

For configuring CORS in IPFS config i executed command ipfs config --json API.HTTP Headers.Access-Control-Allow-Methods "[\"PUT\", \"POST\", \"GET\"]" but it giving error unknown command "API.HTTP". ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

getting error while generating key after uploading file into IPFS infura

I'm getting an error while generating key after uploading file into IPFS infura. Sample code given below var ipfsAPI = require('ipfs-http-client'); const ipfs = ipfsAPI('ipfs.infura.io', '5001', { ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Resource files are not not publishing in ipfs name publish

I made sample dapp application for interacting with smart contract and i developed a basic ui when i am publishing it to ipfs like i did seeing a tutorial and ipfs documentation, i can get only index....
0
votes
0answers
65 views

Migrating or representing a Microsoft SQL Database on the Chain

I am wondering what is the best way to migrate or represent a massive, 50 table, Medical Health Records SQL Database on the Blockchain. Is it best done with IPFS hash on Ethereum or is Hyperledger a ...
1
vote
1answer
363 views

how to upload file into ipfs from node js without uploading files into node js server [closed]

I need to upload multiple files into ipfs from node js. Flow: file(html,angularJS) --> node.js --> IPFS --> ipfs hash save into DB. I have sent a file from HTML(angularJS) and I got the ...
1
vote
1answer
116 views

ipfs daemon error?

bc@bc-HP-Pro-3090-Microtower-PC:~/supply-chain$ ipfs daemon --writable=true Initializing daemon... Adjusting current ulimit to 2048... Successfully raised file descriptor limit to 2048. Swarm ...
2
votes
0answers
61 views

error when trying to upload picture from ipfs

$("#image").change(function(event) { const file = event.target.files[0] reader = new window.FileReader() reader.readAsArrayBuffer(file) }); function saveOnIpfs(reader) { return new ...
3
votes
0answers
72 views

Who hosts IPFS?

I'm trying to get my head wrapped around how IPFS actually stores files. There is no IPFS coin, so who is hosting these files and are they getting paid to host them?
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Key-value immutable storage: on-chain vs IPFS

I'm currently working on a D-App for a client. It's basically a temper-proof immutable storage of 'objects', each object being defined with 8 key-value pairs (strings) and a collection of pictures. ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

dApp Tech Stack

So I'm looking into building a dApp with standard app I functionality like user login/posts/likes/comments etc. Along with harnessing the power of ethereum to support betting and donations. Here is ...
2
votes
1answer
879 views

IPFS gateway not getting my files , Keeps on loading without any errors

After making all the client side scripts inside a folder which are needed for my website (in dist folder) checked with ipfs swarm peers : shows many results then adding the files with ipfs add -r ...
2
votes
1answer
385 views

IPFS File upload

I am working on an idea of uploading a file on IPFS. But the requirement is, the uploaded file should be available for view only to the intended group of people. The code to upload the file is in JS. ...
1
vote
1answer
224 views

Dapp User Account Storage and IPFS/infura

I'd like to build a dapp utilizing the power of the Ethereum blockchain and IPFS. Right now, my plan is to have users sign up to use the app and store their account data + files on IPFS through a ...
1
vote
1answer
45 views

Inspecting IPFS files

Is it possible to store / catalogue every file which is being published over IPFS ? Is only encryption the viable way to securely publish files over the internet ?
1
vote
0answers
78 views

Image and file storage in block chain

Is it possible to store a base64 image code as string in block chain? I know we can use IPFS or Swarm as a tool to store an image or a document, but if someone gets to know about the hash anyone can ...
0
votes
2answers
120 views

Creating a simple DApp [closed]

I want to implement the "Decentrilized Gallery", and implement it to the blockchain(ethereum) and it's kinda will work like: Basic html page with a button in the middle to choose a picture from ...
0
votes
1answer
232 views

IPFS versioning - How to get all files from the IPFS key?

Based on the below code, im able to add a file**(dataobj.txt --QmUUHKjR5ZdrrYmxpXyPrYP3eMyhv9FnRKo1Duv9stzmmw)** and publish a file and then assign to the key "myIPFSKey". Step 1: ipfs add -r ipfs/...
1
vote
1answer
115 views

IPFS Versioning for dynamic content

is it possible to keep versioning in IPFS? Like im saving one row of record like pid:1, mid:3, status: started --> v1 pid:1, mid:3 status;completed --> v1.1 is there any way to implement ...
1
vote
1answer
236 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
64 views

How to Connect IPFS client in xamarin forms.?

i need to start ipfs client in My xamarin forms app.Now with the emulator it is working but when it comes to device i don't know how to connect.?I want to connection for both platform(ios and android)....
1
vote
0answers
36 views

IPFS Protocol upgrade or migrations

How would I migrate from IPFS, let says that I got 10M files linked by IPFS, and I want to migrate all of them to Swarm, how would I do that? The question in a different way: I want to use a new ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Our vendor created the IPFS and Ethereum platform to store the PDF documents. How do i use the same code in Desktop Application

I am a quiet layman in IPFS and Ethereum. Our vendor created the web application which stores the documents IN IPFS (Ethereum). Now, we do need to do the same in the desktop application also. ...
2
votes
2answers
646 views

How much does it cost to store each IPFS hash in Ethereum blockchain

I've looked in some of the resource on calculating the Gas costs like this spreadsheet I found on this thread. But the spreadsheet only have computations gas costs but not storing of hashing. I'm a ...
1
vote
1answer
360 views

I am new to IPFS. Is there any need for checking where the IPFS file originates from for security purposes?

I want to identify the ipfs source node. Is it necessary to do that in IPFS?
3
votes
2answers
337 views

IPFS. Add a directory recursively with an HTTP api

Is there an HTTP api equivalent of doing: ipfs add -r resources/public where resources/public is a directory with a static website (index.html in the root, css, js etc). Doing: curl -F file=...
1
vote
1answer
392 views

Does IPFS has limits? [closed]

I need to upload 8Tb data from Ubuntu server to IPFS. Does it possible, I mean does IPFS has limits? Does this data will be online if my server down? Who really host files? Does owners of https://...
2
votes
2answers
128 views

How do I update data for project using blockchain (Ethereum)?

I am very new to creating blockchain dapps, so some guidance would be appreciated. I am conceptualizing how to approach creating a private blockchain so that users can communicate about the status of ...