Questions tagged [kovan]

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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Ropsten testnet is under kind of attack? What can we do?

For the last approximately 24 hours, Ropsten testnet is under an attack in my opinion. The gas limit is raised to 200m and the attacker was proposing blocks with more than 4,000 internal txs ...
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Comparison of the different TestNets

The Metamask client allows access to four test networks: Ropsten Kovan Rinkeby Goerli I'm curious: What are the similarities / differences between them? Which use cases are best for each network ...
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What is Olympic, Frontier, Morden, Homestead and Ropsten Ethereum blockchain?

I am studying Ethereum and have not been able to figure out the difference between Homestead and Morden. In some docs, it is written that Homestead uses a new algorithm which takes less time. I don't ...
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Where can I find test-ether for the Kovan Test Network?

I have tried getting some using my github account but my account got flagged immediately and the program wasn't recognizing my account (Since it wasn't public due to being flagged). Are there any ...
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how to connect "Kovan" or "Rinkeby" from geth

As far as I know, the default test network is "Ropsten" and you can connect to ropsten with following command.Since it is default, when you connect to testnet its "Ropsten". geth --testnet I would ...
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Geth or Mist do not sync any more [duplicate]

I am new to ethereum but managed to successfully start Geth on 2 of my machines , and could also install MIST. Now, since several days, one of my machines does not sync with the testnet anymore. I ...
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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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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 ...