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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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Comparison of the different TestNets

The Metamask wallet 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 Are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Ethereum Testnet mobile app wallet

Is there any Mobile Wallet like Jaxx, but with testnet(like, kovan, ropsten)? Please do suggest me, I am workin on the cryto coin transfer application.
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Parity Error: Account not found for the current chain (Kovan)

I am having problem starting Parity with a account that I created using Metamask. This account 0x76Eb17471A5fb78EF6768254D1dAEc528ec6b5a8 has received multiple ETH from Kovan faucets. Running the ...
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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.
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How to sync Kovan (troubleshooting)sn

Parity seems to work and comes up with the green 'homestead' button in the bottom right hand corner. When trying to sync with Kovan after using this video/tutorial for setup: https://www.youtube.com/...
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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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Where can I get some Kovan Ethers? [duplicate]

I tried to get some Kovan ethers, but all the site/faucets I get revered to by MetaMask don't seem to work. Anyone any suggestions or maybe even some spart Kovan Ethers? My address is: ...
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Truffle.js and Kovan/Ropsten

I am trying to use truffle.js and the testnet. I want to test using Kovan an Ropsten. Here is the doc from truffle - networks: { "live": { network_id: 1, // Ethereum public network // optional ...
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Trying to deploy a contract on Kovan testnet with Parity and it's waiting forever for a confirmation

It says it's waiting for a contract deployment transaction receipt and it just sits there and waits. It never moves to the completed stage. It was working fine for me a week ago. What's going on?
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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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Cant find sushiswap router address for Kovan testnet

Can anyone get me a routerV2 address for sushiswap on Kovan? The address given on sushi page is incorrect.Thanks
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Code for contract interaction works on Kovan but not on Ropsten

we deployed (via remix) the code below where one contract can influence a state variable in the other. For some reason if I deploy the contracts on Ropsten it doesn't work and if I deploy them on ...
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Unable to migrate contracts to Kovan using truffle.js (testrpc and dev chain works though)

I'm having problems deploying contracts to kovan. I'm able to deploy to testrpc, as well as the parity dev chain, but the exact same process fails on kovan. The contract hangs at: Running migration: ...
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Latest Parity asking to create account everytime

I have downloaded the latest version of Parity. Installed it. It started by default and asked to create an account. I created the same and got some ethers from the parity faucet site by requesting ...
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I keep getting nonce is too low when using truffle to call functions on contracts even though this works fine on remix.How can I fix this

I keep getting the nonce is too low when running functions with sub transactions on the kovan test net is there a way I can stop this from happening?these sub transactions are making transactions with ...
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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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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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Is there a decentralized way to intercommunicate between two Ethereum networks?

If I have Contract A deployed to the Rinkeby Test Netwok If I have Contract B deployed to the Kovan Test Netwok Then, can we program the contracts to interact with each other like Contract A invoking ...
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"Invalid Chain Id" on Kovan testnet

I'm attempting to initiate a transaction (transfer of ETH) from my main account to a test account on the Kovan Testnet, but I'm getting the error Returned error: Invalid chain id. from the following ...
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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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false Transaction mined but execution failed

I was trying to deploy my smart contract to Kovan test network using Remix IDE,although it compiles successfully but when I try to deploy it I get this error message "false Transaction mined but ...
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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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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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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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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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Parity getting started tutorial not working

I'm trying to do the getting started tutorial from Parity but it isn't working. When running the following command: parity --chain=kovan i get the following error message Cannot read manifest file ...
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How can I connect to Kovan using Ethereumj

I'm trying to connect to Kovan using Ethereumj based on the way that I used to connect to Ropsten. The sample example works, however when I try to do peer.discovery.enabled=true I'm not sure which IPs ...
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Where to find and how to get Kovan USDC testnet tokens

I need USDC Kovan testnet tokens transffered to this address 0x2E9b971e336C825BC41b9FE87376E74f0B3345FE for testing purposes. Token contract for this token is https://kovan.etherscan.io/token/...
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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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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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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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How to connect from Remix to Kovan testnet?

In Remix, there is a Contracts tab, where I can choose the "Execution environment". When I choose "Web3 Provider", I am asked to provide the "Web3 provider endpoint". What should I write there in ...
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Error: This contract may be abstract, not implement an abstract parent's methods completely, not invoke an inherited contract's constructor correctly

Injected web3 Kovan 42 network Remix IDE This is from the freecodecamp.org tutorial on youtube Here is the code : // SPDX-License-Identifier: MIT pragma solidity ^0.8.7; import "@chainlink/...
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Troubles interacting with Chainlink node on Kovan

I've been following instructions on running a local Chainlink node on Kovan. My environment is configured to Kovan through websockets via Infura and the node is both running and successfully accepts ...
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Chainlink "Any API" Returning 0

I want to use the chainlink API features but I can not get the data. When I try to execute requestEthereumPrice function I get "uint256: 0" I am using Kovan test net and metamask. pragma ...
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I'm connecting to the wrong network but my configuration seems right

Trying to run truffle console I got this typical error: I've checked my configuration and it seems OK to me (I don't know why truffle is trying to connect to 127.0.0.1). Here you can see my project: ...
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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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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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Parity Development Chain

I am new to parity and wanted clarity on the clarity development chain Is it like testrpc ie. stored in local and not like the testnets (ropsten, kovan and rinkeby) which are simulation blockchains?
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Function to store the strings from an api in an array and print the strings I want

I have this smart contract: *//SPDX-License-Identifier: MIT pragma solidity ^0.8.7; import '@chainlink/contracts/src/v0.8/ChainlinkClient.sol'; import '@chainlink/contracts/src/v0.8/ConfirmedOwner.sol'...
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How to get failed transaction status code by using python web3?

Given transaction hash, i want to fetch Status code ('45' in this case, refer below image) with which transaction has failed using python web3.py. I already tried these methods, they don't seem to ...
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How can I call a deployed smart contract on Kovan using Python?

The smart contract was written and deployed on Kovan using Remix IDE and injected Metamask Kovan test network account. However, I'll need python to deal with large input of a function in the smart ...
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Connect local React frontend to contract on testnet (e.g Kovan)

I am new to this community and I had a question, in my opinion I think basic, but I have not found much information, see if you can help me. I have been developing smart contracts, both in Remix and ...
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Gas Estimation Error - Swap Contract

I'm working on developing a contract that automatically performs a swap and have been having an issue with the swap function. I finally got the contract deployed on Kovan, but have been getting the ...
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Contract method works on local but not on testnet

The following method, which works perfectly fine on my local ganache. function someMethod() external view returns ( bool someValue, uint256 lastIndex, uint256 totalTokens ...
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