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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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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Comparison of the different TestNets

The Metamask client allows access to three test networks: Ropsten Kovan Rinkeby I'm curious: What are the similarities / differences between them? Which use cases are best for each network Are ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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