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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to interact with a contract on Kovan network on Remix IDE

I am working on a project and I have successfully deployed a smart contract on Kovan test network, but for some reason, I am not able to interact with it in JS code. So, now I want to access it ...
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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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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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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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Not receiving LINK from Chainlink kovan faucet

I attempted to get funds from kovan.chain.link to my metamask address and the money did not come through. I got some errors as seen here: https://kovan.etherscan.io/tx/...
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'Transaction nonce is too low. Try incrementing the nonce.' while following truffle tutorial

I ran into a nonce error on the last leg of this tutorial : https://www.trufflesuite.com/boxes/flashloan-box I also supplemented the tutorial with this video on yt(fyi b/c some of the code comes from ...
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How can I obtain testnet REP for use on Kovan?

I would like to test the new version of Augur on the Kovan testnet. Where can I obtain testnet REP in order to do so? I found https://faucet.kovan.network/ for Kovan Ether (KETH) but cannot find ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot obtain Kovan testnet Ether

Does anyone else have issues obtaining kovan ether? I have tried the following links only to recieve 0.01 Keth increments from app.mycrypto.com (when the site is up). The github sites do not respond ...
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how to access a DApp deployed on testnet (Kovan)

I'm using Infura, HDWallet and Metamask. I have a truffle project and my truffle-config.js is ready. Currently, I'm able to interact with my Smart Contract via PowerShell and via browser, so all ...
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How do I get multiple signers for the Kovan testnet?

I am using hardhat + ethers + infura for my contract development and testing, and all has been fine so far. On my local computer, when I run const [deployer, d2] = await ethers.getSigners(); in my ...
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Issue with `TRANSFER_FROM_FAILED` when calling Uniswap contract - but I am approving the token!

My code is pretty simple function swapForEth(address tokenAddress, uint amountIn, uint amountOutMin, address to, uint deadline) external onlyOwner payable { require(IERC20(...
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Exception:Reverted when swap by smart contrat with uniswap

Here is my code pragma solidity ^0.8.2; import "https://github.com/Uniswap/uniswap-v2-periphery/blob/master/contracts/interfaces/IUniswapV2Router02.sol"; contract Test_Swap{ address ...
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How to get smart contract assertion message thorugh web3.js? [duplicate]

I revert a transaction in my smart contract when a specific condition is met. For instance: function doMoneyLaundering(uint256 millionsOfDollars) public { ... require(...
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Transaction not showing on Kovan etherscan even after its status showed transaction mined and executed successfully

I have my contract deployed on Kovan Testnet and from remix IDE I called one of the functions of my smart contract through remix itself. Now, the status of transaction shows "transaction mined ...
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Deploy contract to Kovan with brownie and infura

I'm trying to simply deploy a smart contract in Kovan network, i've used the export of the ID using export WEB3_INFURA_PROJECT_ID=xxxx but i'm getting this error ValueError: The method ...
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Seamless process to obtain test ether from faucet? [duplicate]

I am unable to successfully "Buy" Ether from a faucet for Ropsten or from Kovan. Is it me or do most people have issues setting up a testnet using Ropsten and/or Kovan? Can anyone help me ...
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Chainlink Price feed Main contract points to Kovan. Why? [closed]

I'm setting up price feeds with Chainlink. https://docs.chain.link/docs/ethereum-addresses#mainnet This page has sections: Mainnet, Rinkeby, Kovan. Under Mainnet.. Clicking a pricefeed takes me to .. ...
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Deploying ERC20 Error

I'd like to deploy follow "StandardERC20" token to kovan test net using Truffle. I want to deploy same contract like "https://etherscan.io/address/...
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ETH transactions to presale contract keep failing

I'm trying to send some ETH to a presale smart contract on Kovan. Allowance has been set with presale address as a spender - with the exact same amount as the tokens allocated in the presale contract. ...
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BlankToken Transaction

So i deployed my smart contract on Kovan Network using Remix IDE, i after successful compilation I added the arguments of the constructor to create the token, it deployed successfully but the issue ...
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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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Deploying MakerDao on local testnet

So I've been trying to do this for days now, and It says I have to configure ~/.sethrc and change the C, --chain to testnet. But I don't know which github repo to clone and do all of this on. There is ...
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How to change contract interactions to kovan?

I am using newest web3 v1.2.4 const Contract = require('web3-eth-contract'); Contract.setProvider(INFURA_KOVAN_HTTPS); const contract = new Contract(CONTRACT_ABI, CONTRACT_ADDR); I have that code and ...
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Howto check sync with kovan testnet is complete or not?

I am trying to sync with Kovan testnet, docker run --name eth -p 8546:8546 -v ~/ws-002-chainlink/ws00-docker-geth-ropsten:/geth -it ethereum/client-go:stable --testnet --syncmode light --ws --wsaddr 0....
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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.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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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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Balance returning zero after sending KETH to it

I have sent the following transactions to the account 0x2D76d8729F9Cfa5bC3CEba8a504400FE30bb53D2: 0x8667bd1859a5ccc99bcc77b38c5453195bf32b308b4038ae409b47b002546344 ...
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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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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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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 ...