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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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 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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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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Why is my MetaMask's account address same for both Kovan and Main network?

Aren't they created randomly and separately on each network?
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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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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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Migrating a smart contract to the kovan test network using the truffle framework just hangs

I am trying to deploy a smart contract to the Kovan test network with the truffle framework. When I run truffle migrate --network kovan it just hangs for ages at the following place: Running ...
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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 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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kovan contract creation does not work from geth

This script which I load into geth via loadScript creates a transaction but it remains pending forever https://kovan.etherscan.io/tx/0xb61f0411e937660c34c903e4e3360b0b2e5a3f38e1ed293afde3fef6c1ec11c7 ...
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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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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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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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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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Is Ropsten testnet dead? [duplicate]

I am using the Ropsten testnet but it is stuck syncing only one block at a time around block 589000. How should i approach this? Just let it keep syncing? delete the whole blockchain and redownload it?...
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Parity account balance not updated [duplicate]

I'm using parity in ropsten testnet. My account address is 0x00562e88274Ac44752913955EEEd4CAa939C6abB. On etherscan it says that account balance is 4 ether but on parity it says that "There are no ...
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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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