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Kovan is a new testnet for Ethereum using Parity's Proof of Authority consensus engine, which is immune to spam attacks as Ether supply is controlled by trusted parties and provides a consistent 4 second block time.

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How to sign a erc20 contract call with key using web3

I am making a call to the Dai contract on the Kovan testnet to facilitate transactions between any two addresses entered as input. I was able to successfully make read calls but I realized I needed to ...
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web3.eth.defaultChain returns undefined

Hi I am trying to make a call to the Dai contract in the Kovan testnet using web3.js and have to set the value of web3.eth.defaultChain to 'kovan'. The docs state that the default value for web3.eth....
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How to handle events for testnet and mainnet?

I know how to handle events using personalised blockchain using ganache, can anyone tell me how to handle events in Kovan,rinkeby testnets?
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Failed to get events from kovan testnet. Same code working in ganache testnet

I'm unable to get events from kovan testnet. The same code is working with ganache blockchain, but when using kovan testnet. I'm not getting any response. Can anyone tell me what I have done wrong?. I'...
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Sending multiple transactions in the same block with incremented nonces

I need to send 0.1 ETH to 10 unique addresses from the same address at the same time. I am manually incrementing each transaction's nonce, and the transactions are sent successfully. However, each ...
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Parity Kovan Node suddenly came to a halt ( untimely stopped )

Parity version: version Parity-Ethereum/v2.7.2-stable-2662d19-20200206/x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu/rustc1.41.0 Operating system: Linux Installation: one-line installer Fully synchronized: yes Network: ...
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ETH transfer to MultiSig contract keeps on getting reverted

I am creating a MultiSigWallet contract. I compiled and deployed the MultiSigFactory contract to kovan network. But when I transfer funds to the contract it gets reverted, as shown on Etherscan.
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web3.js function contract.once() not working on Kovan, but working on ganache

I am subscribing to an event (just once, queued after an update) of a contract to reload the data like this on my react frontend: const instance = new web3.eth.Contract(abi, address) instance.once( ...
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Who is 0x093a0ed738b65ed34f2a37a2d44c5e3cd0d0dd45?

I was working with ethereum using: - solcjs web3 truffle public no firewall kovan node (parity) and MultiSigWallet.sol from https://github.com/gnosis/MultiSigWallet And when I checked my wallet in ...
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Is it possible to use ganache blockchain when I deploy my web app in heroku? or should I deploy the contract first to a test network?

const web3 = new Web3( new Web3.providers.HttpProvider( "https://kovan.infura.io/v3/INFURA_KEY" ) ); const abi = JSON.parse( '[ { "constant": false, "inputs": [ { "internalType": "string", "...
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Mocha timeout when running truffle test. Works fine on ganache, not on public networks

This is the error I get when running truffle test --network kovan: 1) "before all" hook: prepare suite Error: Timeout of 120000ms exceeded. For async tests and hooks, ensure "done()" is called; if ...
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Balance returning zero after sending KETH to it

I have sent the following transactions to the account 0x2D76d8729F9Cfa5bC3CEba8a504400FE30bb53D2: 0x8667bd1859a5ccc99bcc77b38c5453195bf32b308b4038ae409b47b002546344 ...
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Deploy smart contract on Ropsten, Kovan

When I deploy my truffle smart contract on test networks like Ropsten and Kovan, can I interact with it using multiple PCs at once simultaneously? And will the data updated from one PC be visible on ...
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Difference between Kovan and Rinkeby? [duplicate]

I understand that both the Rinkeby and Kovan testnets employ the Proof of Authority (PoA) consensus algorithms. I also understand how PoA works. However, I still dont understand how Kovan and Rinkeby ...
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Kovan contract creation gas limit behavior

I have a fairly large contract that I must create on Kovan network for testing. There is fairly weird behavior occurring when I am trying to create the said contract. Behavior being: whenever ...
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How to get exchange rates for testnets?

I would like to see what a PETH on Kovan is worth in DAI. How can you look for exchange rates on testnets?
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Error : migrate kovan

From : truffle migrate --network kovan >> ProviderError: VM Exception while processing transaction: revert >truffle migrate --reset --network kovan Warning: Both truffle-config.js and ...
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Web3-core-helpers error: Uncaught (in promise) Error: Provided address “undefined” is invalid,

When I launch the app with with react.. this error occur when my exchange contract is loaded.. Here is the code i wrote to talk to the blockchain: export const loadBalances = async (dispatch, web3, ...
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truffle migrate --network kovan >> ProviderError: VM Exception while processing transaction: revert

I am a beginner. I can deploy to a private network but I can not deploy to a public network. I need a Deploy to the kovan test network. please help me. >truffle init >npm install truffle-...
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truffle exec scripts/seed-exchange.js --network kovan

I've been running into an error when I attempt to seed my exchange/contracts on the kovan test network. Any help would be appreciated. Using network 'kovan'. Token fetched ...
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Why am I getting an out of gas error on transactions that should instead revert due to a require statement?

I've thoroughly tested a contract using Ganache, and when calling a method with a value that would trigger one of its require statements, it reverted as expected and returned the error message I ...
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truffle migrate --network kovan issue

When I run truffle migrate --network kovan in the terminal the contract deployment doesn't run. Just: Compiling your contracts...==================== >Eveything is up to date, there is nothing to ...
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How to redirect to Etherscan website when transaction completes?

In my project, I am doing a transaction by using ethereum.send({ }) method from web3 in javascript using metamask. After the transaction completes I want to display the link to the user in label ...
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What are the list of nodes at the bottom of kovan.json?

The Genesis file for Kovan has a list of nodes at the bottom. What are these nodes for? Is this just a list of known Kovan nodes? "nodes": [ "enode://...
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OpenZeppelin contract not working on Kovan testnet

I created a simple smart contract using OpenZeppelin and deployed the contract to the Kovan testnet. However, when I send KEth to the contract using MetaMask, nothing happens (I believe the buyTokens ...
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Is it possible to use MetaMask for a private consortium on Ethereum?

Assuming we create a private consortium chain over Ethereum and we want to use MetaMask for storing the keys and signing transactions to send the tokens belonging to this private consortium. ...
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Event firing before data is actually set [Testnet]

Today I've faced the behavior similiar to this post. Event firing before data is actually set I'm getting events using infura and then checking for the state. I expect to read updated blockchain ...
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List of Token Exchanges Available on Testing Network?

Found Kyber Network Token Exchange on Ropsten so far. Please share if you know more token exchanges available on any testing network for trading Tokens as a test.
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How Much Space is Kovan Network to Download (Oct 2018)

How much space is it? How long did it take to download?
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Transaction ordering in proof of authority

In decentralized computation the order of transactions is a big deal. For many smart contracts, the sooner a transaction is called, the bigger benefits for that transaction. In proof of work, ...
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Getting errors if sending transactions at short time intervals

I am on the kovan network and use web3 to execute transactions and query the blockchain. If I send many requests in short time intervals (1-15 seconds) one after the other, I get several errors >70% ...
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Validator stuck in Pending State

I am working with a kovan validator set for a POA network. When I try to add validator, I make the Initiate Change call and it goes through. Validator goes to pending state. When I make the Finalize ...
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Is there something like “metrics” and “monitor” modules for Kovan?

I would like to monitor some parameters for Kovan and Rinkeby clients. Geth provides a monitor module that works with Rinkeby specifying --metrics when launching the client, and attaching to the ...
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Contract deployment out of gas, but was created anyway?

I have deployed a contract with Parity on Kovan, which did not show up in the contracts menu after contract deployment was done. I had to watch it manually to be able to see it in the contracts menu. ...
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etherscan kovan testnet didn't work?

It seems that etherscan's kovan tesnet has some problems? the block of etherscan fell behind others!! Is there another kovan testnet browser??
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Is it possible to successfully complete several sequential (order-dependent) token transfers within 1 transaction?

Is this an example of such? https://kovan.etherscan.io/tx/0x5d11fca70dd134628641bc1ce07b7185418748e5e9820b45b608d9526e629136 Might using inline assembly allow for this?
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Parity SMS Verification failed

I have tried to verify my account by SMS method so I can request Kovan ethers. I have followed this video https://youtu.be/99UucFzYCRc. Unfortunately someting have messed up (I have changed ...
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Parity Kovan shows TX id but 0 balance in Smart Contract

I make this tx: 0x6d5c2CC2e1454B493E4090fA3995226245c8b744 which shows raw tx: { "blockHash": "0xc101da80e396878a572dc3024c5423479e5e45a9c622af5621ad521fe86cd8af", "blockNumber": "6007464", "...
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truffle deployment - runs out of gas on simple contract

I am trying to deploy the SimpleToken code from the Open Zeppelin project and seem to always run out of gas when deploying it to either Kovan or Ganache. I even specified 4700000 gas in the truffle....
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Get events from Kovan Testnet

I am trying to connect to Kovan testnet from a Node.js server. I have tried to connect in order to retrieve past events. Steps tried so far:- The connection was done via Infura. Tried these steps ...
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Theoretically, how fast can a Proof-of-Authority chain process transactions?

How fast can Proof-of-Authority chains like Kovan process transactions? What's the upper bound?
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Contract transaction couldn't be found after 50 blocks in Kovan

When deploying contracts on the ledger I faced with issue Error encountered, bailing. Network state unknown. Review successful transactions manually. Error: Contract transaction couldn't be ...
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Pending state of deploying contract on Kovan network

I am deploying my contract into Kovan network and faced with issue. When execute truffle migrate command it is go on blockchain and waits for confirmation: 2018-01-11 18:36:55 TRACE own_tx Signer:...
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How many transactions per second can Kovan or Rinkeby Network handle?

Now, Ethereum can handle only 8-12 transactions per second by using PoW Consensus. I know that Kovan and Rinkeby is using PoA Consensus. PoA is lightweight than PoW. So how many transactions per ...
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How do i transfer from main eth network to kovan test network in metamask?

I transferred Ether to the main network in Metamask. This might seem like a stupid question, but how do I transfer that Ether to the Kovan Test Network? Cheers
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How to connect these **Remix - kovan - parity**?

I have been trying to connect deploy a smart contract from remix onto kovan chain via parity but kept on showing even after trying with all the rpc flags. if possible please throughly explain the ...
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Cant transfer testnet ether

Every time I try to transfer kovan testnet ether from one account to another it says [-32021] Account password is invalid or account does not exist while confirming the password for the account. ...
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Specify Token Price

I'm pretty much new on this. But I really want to learn. I just created a contract for mintable token on Kovan test-net. But, I'm getting confused when I try to buy the token, it's always shown x000....
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How to verify my account in order to use the Kovan testnet?

I am new to parity and kovan-testnet. I have to verify my account in order to receive keth. I am confused as to where to execute the following code: curl http://github-faucet.kovan.network/url --...
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How to test RPC port for accepting traffic

I have a fully synced node running in my personal computer with kovan testnet. I want to test if my RPC port is accepting traffic or not. I am using parity as a system service.