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How to listen to inter-node communications regarding transactions

If I run a full node (say geth) in the Ethereum network, then the way things work out is that every node releases/ announces new transactions as they receive new ones. I'm assuming that my node must ...
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Running Geth without inbound connection

I have a simple question. Should I let my server always open inbound connections when using Geth? I want to keep my server secure by restricting inbound connections. Is there a way to use Geth ...
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Connecting to remote Geth client from AWS hosted server via web3 needs fix

There is a general problem that is affecting most everyone who tries to initialize AWS hosted servers with a remote Geth instance. It would be great to have documentation to address a fix or at least ...
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What is the scalability limit for POA Ethereum (number of nodes)?

Tried to find any benchmarks what is the maximum number of nodes for Ethereum PoA network. When network latency becomes crucial? Looking for any sources / empirical benchmarks.
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Private network with limit supply

I'm just wondering if is possible to create a private network (Not development) with this characteristics: Max supply One account has all the supply already Nodes/peers can't mine Gas cost is always ...
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How to connect a dapp on private ethereum network

I created a private ethereum network with 3 nodes kai i have also created a dapp. How i can connect my dapp with my private network? Thank you!
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is account nonce network dependent?

In Ethereum, does Account nonce depend on network? I mean for same address on different network, will there be different nonce?
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Ethereum Private network . Commit new minning work stuck

I am trying to build an ethereum private network. Here is my genesis.json file { "config": { "chainId": 15, "homesteadBlock": 0, "eip155Block": 0, "eip158Block": 0 }, "nonce": "0x0000000000000042", "...
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which port I use when I want to connect remix to my local quorum network?

I want to deploy a smart contract on my local network. I executed a local node via PRIVATE_CONFIG=ignore nohup geth --datadir ./Node1/new- node-1 --nodiscover --verbosity 5 --networkid ...
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How are UUIDs assigned in ethereum

I am learning about blockchain and P2P in general. I know ethereum uses a distributed hash table for node lookup (kademlia) that maps UUIDs of nodes to their addresses. I am curious about how the ...
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Set up Custom nodes in Quorum

I have gone through the https://github.com/jpmorganchase/quorum-examples and it works good and fine. Now I want to make my own custom node Quorum Network what is the best method, tool or any guide ...
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Is it possible to batch transactions together?

In bitcoin-land, it's advised to batch transactions to send them to (a) reduce fees and (b) reduce network congestion. Does the same apply to ethereum land? It seems that the to can be only one ...
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A problem in building a private network using Ethereum

There is a problem in in building a private network using Ethereum. Geth version : 1.8.3 stable OS & Version : windows 10 My scenario is as follows: The genesis block is as follows { "...
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How do I make my private Ethereum network public? [closed]

So after a lot of reading I was able to make my own private Ethereum network, most of the readings I did showed me how to test it privately, but none of them actually explained how to make it public, ...
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How does reputation work in the Ethereum P2P network?

Nodes in the Ethereum P2P network assign their peers reputation in order to keep track of how well they behaved in the past and evaluate whether it would be preferable to disconnect from them. What ...
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Is it dangerous for my geth node to accept connections from random IP addresses? [duplicate]

I am running a geth node with a number of RPC and WS options available. In looking at the logs, I am seeing attempted connections from random IP addresses. They look as follows: TRACE[02-17|22:19:32....
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I'll never reach final block updating with geth, it's too slow

I´m updating my ethereum blockchain with geth. But I feel it is going really slowly. Each block is done in 1 minute, sometimes 30 seconds, but at this pace I'll never reach the final block, ...
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Deliberate Slashing: Don't slashing and leaking incentivize DDOS attacks on smaller nodes? Won't this centralize POS more than POW, even?

In Ethereum's proposed proof-of-stake algorithm (POS): A traditional node operator can't host a node themselves (e.g. on a home network), someone could just DDOS their node to bring them offline. ...
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Running 'parity account new' - is the generated account suitable for all networks (mainnet, ropsten, kovan, etc)?

From a command line, I run parity account new. I am then asked to enter a password (twice), and an account-address is printed. In addition to that, a JSON file is created. Finally, I use this ...
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How to gather all addresses of nodes in a private network?

I am currently learning core-development in go-ethereum. I am a little weak with networking, RPC and connections. I am trying to write a function in my own consensus mechanism that gathers all ...
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Techniques to count nodes [duplicate]

What are the different techniques to count nodes in ethereum? ethernodes.org has a count of nodes, how can we verify if that is true ? Are there any other techniques to do similar counting. Can you ...
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What possibly could go wrong if I leave my private blockchain node 30303 port open to public? [duplicate]

I have the following setup: All the nodes inside my cluster are talking to each other via 30303 port. When I want to talk to them, I'm using a Geth light client via HTTP JSON RPC port 8545. Only the ...
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Possibility of detecting MAC address spoofing in Ethereum network?

The paper that has been published here: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3282283 proposes a consensus algorithm based on distributed voting process as an alternative to proof-of-work based ...
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How to program ethereum's infrastructure?

I would like to create an ethereum network with some changes in the infrastructure, for example - adding some encryption, change the proof of work function and more. Do you know some environments ...
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Does network latency significantly affect mining rewards?

I have a slightly flakey internet connection (no good providers in the area). I can stream at reasonable speeds (Megabits) but there is a certain amount of jitter in the packet latency. Mining is ...
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Could give ethereum network upgrade solutions?

As we known, the ethereum have soft and hard fork to upgrade network. If we modify the private ethereum code, how to notify other nodes to upgrade their geth? What if they do not upgrade the network? ...
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Does each node dynamically connects to its connected nodes' peers?

I want to give example from private Ethereum network which has 5 nodes, but we can generalize it for much larger network that has thousands of nodes. On the figure double arrows represents connected ...
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Setup PoS private network

I need to setup PoS private network with Casper and I cant find any official manual how to do it. There are only couple links which uses this git repo: https://github.com/karlfloersch/docker-pyeth-dev ...
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How can nodes fail

I am writing plans to support a parity blockchain cluster and need to determine guidelines for the DevOps team. What are the ways in which nodes can fail and back practice for handling these?
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How does ethereum bypass the NAT

I wonder, since Ethereum is based on a decentralized p2p network, how does it get through the NAT Firewall? There is no server Ethereum can connect on, so there has to be a way for nodes to accept ...
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Full archiving nodes

Does anyone know how many full archiving nodes are there in Ethereum network. I know this site https://www.ethernodes.org, but there is no way to discover which node is full node and wich one is full ...
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connect ethereum wallet(or mist) to to ethereum local private network

I would like to create a private network for test. And I would like to connect to this private network from commandline client or Ethereum wallet/mint. I have created a private network as below. ...
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Connecting to remote node

I have created a node in my laptop. Now I want my friend (from his home) to connect to the node I created. We are part of two different networks. How can these two nodes be connected in ethereum. What ...
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Result of calling web3.version.getNetwork() from browser-side code is always undefined?

I'm trying to get the network ID from the Web3 object on the client side (i.e. - while running Javascript code in the browser). I have code that confirms that the object exists and it does. I have ...
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Verifiyng value in contract

Imagine a network where only specific nodes have ether and can run contracts, and there are other nodes, lets call then V, that only want to read the content produced by the other nodes. Is there a ...
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what is the protocol used in commuinication between ethereum blockchain nodes?

Let's say that we have many blockchain nodes managed by parity clients. what is the protocol used in communication between those nodes?
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Which TCP and UDP ports are required to run an Ethereum client?

The geth CLI options suggest that per default the client listens on TCP port 30303. This page, additionally suggests that UDP port 30301 is used for node discovery. Is this all that is required or ...
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How to prevent being blacklisted for running an ethereum client?

I'm running a dedicated server at one of the biggest hosters in Germany. This server serves the network with an Ethereum supernode, running parity 1.1.0 in archive pruning mode and allows up to 1024 ...
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Is it necessary to have the UDP port open for an Ethereum private net?

An Ethereum node requires both TCP (listener) and UDP (discovery) port (usually 30303) open and reachable by other nodes. My question: is it possible to run a private network with my node only ...
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Getting number of value transaction of a contract in the last 24 hours

I'm would like to get the number of value transactions (either tokens deposit or withdrawal) for a specific contract (I got its address) in the last 24 hours and also the total so far. Is it possible?...
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Proof of Authority Finalisation

Are there uncles/orphaned blocks in a PoA-based network? How do we reach consensus which is the real chain if the chain is splited/ we have a fork? Do you know any possible attack vectors on such ...
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Is it possible to use low mining complexity to remove some certain transaction in the past?

I have a question that has concerned me for a long time. It relates to the security and reliability of the blockchain applications. Let's assume I want to build an application that uses Ethereum or ...
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How to synchronise Ganache-CLI accounts with Ganache-UI?

When I launch ganache-cli for Port 7545, it will create 10 accounts by default. ganache-cli -p 7545 However, when I then open the Ganache-Desktop-App, it will show different accounts and the ...
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Why is my node synchronization stuck/extremely slow at block 2,306,843?

Using macOS 10.12.1 with Ethereum Wallet 0.8.7, nodes are connected but Sync doesn't even start. Stuck at block 2,306,843. What can I do? Please keep in mind, I am neither a coder nor a tech geek.
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I've created a private blockchain with geth and curious if this ether is real and spendable? [duplicate]

I have a small private network which generates roughly 20,000 ether daily.. I read of this private network configuration often and it seams like people are actually using this Ether as real ether that ...
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What if I close a wallet program in midst of a transaction?

Suppose I start a transaction in my wallet program (such as Mist or MetaMask). Also suppose the transaction is delayed (for example because of being connected to zero peers) and I exit from the ...
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When to use the slow Ethereum network?

The Ethereum network works very slowly. I often am connected to 0 peers. So what are (GMT) hours when it works the best, for accomplishing a transaction? Also, which week days it work the best? ...
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What is faster the main network or Ropsten?

Ropsten sometimes works VERY slowly. What's about the main network? What is usually faster the main network or Ropsten? I do not yet have Ether to try to deploy something on main network and I want ...
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Ropsten Network down?

According to Etherscan the last mined block was block 2933931. However, my node is stuck at block 2933993. On their website they are announcing the following: "Node Resynch in progress. Indexing ...
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How will an Antminer F3 even work?

So, there is this rumor about a massive 72GB of ram "ASIC" miner coming up from bitmain specifically to mine Ethereum. I knew that Ethereum is ASIC resistant, so how would this potential miner even ...