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What are some guideline specifications for running a full Ethereum node using Geth 1.8?

I'm keen to run a full Ethereum node to support the network. What are the guideline hardware requirements for this?
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Using node in local network as provider

I am using web3js, I've set up an ethereum node in my network in a laptop via mist, now I'd like to run a web3js script that uses that node as provider; var PROVIDER = "192.168.1.40:8545" // I've ...
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Ethereum network messaging

I am trying to "join the dots" around the networking aspect of Ethereum. From the documents, it seems, the underlying protocol is RLPx that powers the ÐΞVp2p Wire Protocol. Though TCP provides a ...
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Does cellphone 4G tethering wifi cause the Ledger 'transaction rejected by server' error?

I have just tried once again to make an ETH transaction using the default suggestion of 45 Gwei, which seems much too high. Yet it was rejected by the server, and the Ledger support has only emailed ...
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Does running Ethereum Wallet support the network?

If I keep the Ethereum Wallet open, am I helping the network? Am I mining?
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Connect Geth to solo network

I've done a lot of searching and found lots of information on how to create an Ethereum private testnet and etc, as well as connecting to the newly created Ethereum private testnet through geth in the ...
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Private Blockchain Reserved Nodes Disconnecting

Using Parity I have a private blockchain with 5 reserved nodes specified with --reserved-nodes /path/to/file. After a few days of conectivity, the reserved nodes stop talking to each other. It is ...
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ETH transaction from Jaxx wallet to Binance is still unconfirmed…

Transaction ID 0xa6167ff0addb9e638ac5fc7406d9c238d46c976c37867e6c8700d5cdd3376511. It's been an eternity, considering how quickly transactions process normally. Is there network congestion right now?...
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question about the network of blockchain

Tell me please. with whom does the first interaction occur when starting the client \ wallet? I'm trying to understand how the client works. Blockchain is a decentralized system, but if it needs to ...
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Where are transactions sent?

My current understanding is that when I send a transaction I am sending it to the ethereum network. What I don't understand about this is how exactly this happens. Let's say I'm using myetherwallet, ...
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how to make geth import faster? [duplicate]

my computer is mac and it has run geth import for about a week, and it's 4000000 block now. I have ran geth --fast before and it's slow too. I am in china, is it something i can do to make it faster?
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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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How many nodes are supporting Ethereum Classic?

To avoid high fees, I am considering deployment of Smart Contracts on Ethereum Classic (around 20 fold cheaper than ETH) but a concern is about network soundness and security. So I was wondering how ...
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Private Blockchain - Nodes Lose Connectivity

I have a private blockchain (using Parity) where initially, all the nodes talk to each other, but over time (usually 9-18 hours) they lose connectivity until they all drop off and have zero peers. ...
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How to get my enode URL to use/show external IP

When I run a (custom dev and test network) parity node on my mac from the command line, it starts up and displays my enode as enode://c2f9c6a...85b1d@192.168.0.241:99999 where the IP address is my ...
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Geth networking error

I ran Geth today for the first time. While it was running, I researched how to use fast mode. It turned out that I would have to restart it. So I closed the terminal and restarted Geth in a new ...
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Using different Ethereum network in Metamask in different tabs

Is there any way to have Metamask use, for instance, the mainnet in one Chrome tab and Kovan in another? Thanks!
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Should a new node on the network execute all the transactions since the very first?

This question might be dumb, I'm sorry in advance. I only had that much time for gaining expertize. Say there is a huge working blockchain full of smart contracts and transactions on those smart ...
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Why is the Rinkeby testnet only available when using geth and Kovan only available when using Parity?

Why is the Rinkeby testnet only available when using geth and Kovan only available when using Parity? Why is it not possible to connect to every testnet using every client? All clients can connect to ...
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What (distributed) mechanism for broadcasting transactions and messages does Ethereum's P2P implement? [duplicate]

What (distributed) mechanism for broadcasting transactions and messages does Ethereum's P2P implement? I know that each node on the Ethereum network is only connected to a (small) subset of the other ...
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Can Ethereum network exist without ETH currency?

Theoretically speaking, is ETH currency necessary in the future to run the Ethereum network with all its possibilities like Dapp and Smart Contracts? I understand that you need to pay gas to miners, ...
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Best way to check you're connected to the real main net?

If you're running an application which connects to a node to send and validate transactions, what is the best way to check the node is connected to the real Ethereum main net? I'm thinking of the ...
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How to test forked block on local machine?

Read this article How can I reliably induce a blockchain fork for testing purposes?. Example from that thread is outdated, and need to be refreshed. First my step is create initial chaindata from ...
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Is this notice to update to Geth 1.6.6 via windows.net legitimate?

A few days ago when opening Ethereum Wallet version 0.8.9 I received popup windows notifying me to update the Wallet to 0.8.10 and Geth to 1.6.6. Here is a screenshot of the latter: This notice ...
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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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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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Status of Swarm vs IPFS

I have been studying ipfs for a few days.. still a newbie.. its a amazing protocol. So is Swarm. Correct me, if I am wrong, but right now ipfs cant be used for long term storage or even as a backup. ...
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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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How to have two geth full nodes communicate over ssh tunnel

I have a VPN separating two nodes, one which can access internet at large, one which cannot. I can VPN from the internet-accessing node (here called nodeA) through an intermediary server (here called ...
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scaling tx volume - Possible methods? [closed]

Reports of slight network congestion since BAT ICO started funding. What are the various ways to easily handle this capacity? (Batch processing -As we know their funding Address?)
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Run geth and mine in different locations?

In one location I have renewable power, at my friend's place, but the internet is filtered, so p2p/geth seems to be blocked. At home I have unfiltered net. Is it possible to run geth at home (...
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How could i add a peer in a running network of ethereum private network without stopping network and sync it with network also?

I am running a private ethereum blockchain on 4 nodes which i am using as a static nodes but now when my network is running i want to add another peer in my network and sync that peer with my network ...
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Etheruem Wallet: Can't Switch Back To Main Network

When I open my Ethereum Wallet, I'm automatically assigned to Test-Net. I can switch to a private network I created. Then I have the option to go back to the Main network, from the menu options, but ...
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I'm getting this message on Parity

I'm getting this message on Parity "Connecting to the Parity Node. If this informational message persists, please ensure that your Parity node is running and reachable on the network." I ...
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Mobile Light Client Networking

I've been able to create a private networking using the command line Geth tools, so I have been trying to recreate it using the Android light client Geth. On the command line Geth, I made sure the ...
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Private Network Handshaking With External Pools

I am trying to run a private network and I'm doing this by providing a bootnode for all my nodes. Every now and then I notice on my nodes that I will receive peers from outside the network. Upon ...
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Easiest way to check which Ethereum network is being accessed?

Does anyone know of any Web3 queries that can be used to determine whether the underlying node is running for example, Ethereum vs Ethereum Classic? Would eth_protocolVersion be a suitable query for ...
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What geth command options have been depreciated/removed?

I'm looking at this tutorial. It includes this line: geth --genesis %PATH%/Ethereum/testnet/genesisblock.json --datadir %SAME_PATH%/Ethereum/stateinfo --networkid 1234 --nodiscover console As I ...
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Akasha on Normal Internet?

Is it possible to have the Akasha platform accessible on normal internet / intractable via simple URL? Congratulations to all Akasha developers, I hear very positive reviews so far! : ) One possible ...
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Is it possible for Ethereum to collaborate with BOINC + World Community Grid networks?

Many developers envisage Ethereum's potential to harness distributed computational processing rate to potentially/hypothetically overtake our worlds most non-distributed clusters. http://www....
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Simple hello packet

I am trying to generate a simple hello packet for handshaking with a remote Ethereum client using the encode method from the rlp library. from rlp import encode hello = bytearray(encode([0x00, 4, "...
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Ethereum Wallet testnet not synching when mining

I am trying to mine on the testnet. Unfortunately, my Ethereum Wallet (latest version using Geth 1.5.3) kind of gives up doing anything when I click on start Mining on testnet. The time counts up is ...
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How to validate information on the network?

This question details sending a message with Ethereum :How do I send an arbitary message to an Ethereum address?. Say we have two parties P1 & P2 , if P1 sends a message to P2 how can P2 verify ...
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Can client updates / upgrades be pushed over the ETH network?

Is it possible for ETH clients to securely receive a live push notification/version update like the way OSX, MacOS does? What are the pros and cons? : ) There could be a contract filter to gain ...
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What is a one word noun for Ethereum?

Suppose I have the following sentence in writing: "MyCoolDApp is an application built on the Ethereum _______." What is the best word in the blank? Platform, Network, System, or Blockchain?
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Connecting nodes in private network

I have two ubuntu systems with ethereum installed. I started the node in each system using the following command : - geth --datadir 'path of node folder' init 'path of genesis.json' geth --datadir '...
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At any given time, how many nodes is my node connected to? As the number of nodes in the network increases, will communication between them be faster?

I have been reading through the DEVp2p documentation and cannot seem to wrap my head around some aspects of the network. Specifically, how many nodes is my node connected to? Does this number change ...
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Testnet chaindata folder size huge (26.9 GBs)

How come my testnet chaindata folder is so big? I'm running Ethereum Wallet 0.8.7. Deploying little test smart contracts. Actual chaindata size is 9.4 GBs.
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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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What happens if the Ethereum network is separated?

Say China's internet suddenly is separated from the rest of the World (by accident or government action). Miners in China keep mining Ethereum blocks, all other miners, as well. Then after a couple ...