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Parity: accounts from Geth keystore

I am installing the latest version of parity (1.4.1). I created a new account and am syncing the chain. I have two UTC keystore files from a older version of geth that I stopped syncing some time ...
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How to stop Parity node cleanly?

To connect to the ethereum test network and sync the blockchain, I run: parity --chain testnet When I have to stop at some point, I do Ctrl+C and it says: Finishing work, please wait... and quits ...
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Parity pruning=archive never syncd

We are having an issue with parity, we are running it with archive pruning and sealing trying to keep the complete state of the blockchain (because we are using the rpc to query ALL aspects of it for ...
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Limit geth/parity node synchronization network usage

It is possible to limit the network usage of geth/parity while updating my node? I want to be able to update (slowly, this doesn't matter), to reduce the strain on my network. Does anyone know a way ...
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Parity warp syncing slow

This is the first time I try to install an Ethereum client and I'm trying with Parity v1.6.6 on Arch Linux (sudo pacman -S parity). I read that the --warp option allows to save time not syncing the ...
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How can I bid in an ENS auction?

So https://registrar.ens.domains flat out doesn't work. So I tried using https://www.myetherwallet.com/#ens with a parity wallet, but that gives "bad instruction": https://etherscan.io/tx/...
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Parity and Geth node as peers

I'm running an ethereum (with geth) and a parity instance on 2 nodes, using similar genesis files for both. I've also specified the geth node's enode ID as bootnode for parity. Yet the 2 nodes are ...
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What do the parameters in the Ropsten genesis file mean?

Here's a snippet of Geth's Ropsten genesis: "config": { "chainId": 3, "homesteadBlock":0, "eip150Block":0, "eip155Block":10, "eip158Block":10, "eip160Block":10 } ...
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Error: The contract code couldn't be stored, please check your gas amount , when creating new contract [duplicate]

I am trying to create new contract but I get the error: Error: The contract code couldn't be stored, please check your gas amount. In the script, I have: var balance = web3.eth.getBalance(...
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What is fat db in parity

What does fat_db option in parity do? I don't understand its description from docs: Build appropriate information to allow enumeration of all accounts and storage keys. Doubles the size of the state ...
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Can I add inline comments in peers.txt?

My peers.txt file for my private parity network looks like this. enode://1111-redacted-6eaf@172.0.0.1:30303 enode://2222-redacted-6eaf@172.0.0.2:30303 enode://3333-redacted-6eaf@172.0.0.2:30303 ...
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Parity signer new-token unable to parity on the CLI

I had issues during the install and re installed the account. It is asking for parity signer new-token that clearly needs to be entered o the command line. This is installed on OSX, I can see the ....
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How to send ether using a wallet contract from the Parity Wallet?

How do you send ETH from a wallet contract using the Parity Wallet? I tried selecting the wallet contract, and selected execute contract but I didn't see an option to send ETH to another address.
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Parity Db Lock Error after Updating

I just updated my Parity client on Mac to v1.5.0, but now get this error: Client service error: Client(Database("IO error: lock /Users/<path>/.parity/906a34e69aec8c0d/v5.3-sec-overlayrecent/db/...
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bootnodes on Parity

Do you have to do anything special to create a bootnode on Parity? I was just using the Parity enodes in a private genesis file. I guess I have to open port 30301? Anything else?
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Running a full Parity node with SSD disks in a RAID 10 setup?

I am planning to run a new full node, from scratch, using Parity. From what I understand, it is imperative to use SSD disk(s) in order to do be able to do initial sync and keep up with the network. ...
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Question about suicide traces in Parity

I use Parity's trace facility extensively to help me account for all transactions on individual accounts. I've been able to get almost complete accuracy (off-chain) of account balances for each block, ...
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Where is --author at?

After long days I have finally gotten ethminer and Parity to talk to each other! However when I ask them to, Parity returns: Cannot give work package - no author is configured. Use --author to ...
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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 private chain: Contract deployment transaction not getting mined

I have some simple Solidity code to test contract deployment and invocation. It has methods to write a value to storage, and a method to read it. This worked perfectly well with a private chain with a ...
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eth_getTransactionReceipt returns null only sometimes and only on my node, tx is successfully mined in

I'm having this strange problem and it may be related to the way my node is configured. I'm making calls to both infura and my own nodes like so: {'id': 123, 'jsonrpc': '2.0', 'method': '...
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web3.eth.getBlock returns null

I have a very similar problem as https://github.com/paritytech/parity-ethereum/issues/8788 When I use web3.eth.getBlock for the first 1 million and latest 50,000 blocks (approximately), I get the ...
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Calculate how much space can be saved after self-destructing a contract

I want to do some brief analysis to quantify how much one could free when self-destructing a contract. How could I calculate how much space can nodes save when selfdestructing a given contract? I ...
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Truffle hangs forever with parity with PoA

I'm trying to create a private chain using parity (PoA) and truffle but when I do truffle migrate it hangs forever with the following output: > [ > { > "jsonrpc": "2.0", &...
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How can I use swarm with metamask or parity node?

I want to use swarm, but I wan't to download the all blockchain data. Is it possible to use metamask or parity node instead?
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Why are there discrepancies between client message signatures?

I have been investigating message signing using an Ethereum account, and have become somewhat bemused by the different signatures that I receive from different clients and different libraries. I have ...
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Querystring in Parity Dapp frontend

I'm playing with local Dapp for Parity. When I'm trying to use query string in Dapp, I can't get it with js: I see that iframe is used inside, but have no idea, how to add query string there. Is ...
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How to transfer ethereum keys and blockchain to another computer (parity) [duplicate]

I synced the blockchain, using both parity ang ethereum wallet(parity --geth) on an external vps(digital ocean) Now I would like to download everything to a local computer with scp. I found ...
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Run mist without downloading blockchain

How do I prevent mist from ever downloading the blockchain? I have a small HDD and can't afford the disk space.
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How do I connect IPC with Parity?

I'm running Parity in warp mode on Mac OSX: parity --warp --rpcapi "web3,eth,personal" Then I open a new terminal and run: node Web3 = require("Web3") web3 = new Web3(new Web3.providers....
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How to reset private blockchain (Parity) and delete contracts?

I have a private blockchain where I'm testing a contract and I want to re-deploy a very-slightly modified version. I need to delete the old one first. I control all of the nodes, so I can do this. ...
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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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parity --warp taking forever

I am trying to sync the parity wallet by running parity --warp Apparently this is only meant to take a couple of minutes, but this has been going on for a couple of hours. Does any know how much ...
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Parity - export private key for cold storage

I'm trying to store some Eth I have in Parity into cold storage. Since I have no guarantee that Parity will continue being supported several years/decades in the future, or that the seed passphrase ...
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How do I connect to a remote Parity node from web3.js?

I’ve installed parity on a AWS EC2 instance following these instructions and started parity with the --jsonrpc-apis 'web3,eth,net,parity' flag. I've also tried many other flags, such as --...
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What do the 3 different peer numbers represent in Parity?

My peer numbers in Parity are quite consistently at 0/25/25. What does each one of those numbers represent?
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What is the --force-sealing option in the parity for

Can someone please explain what the --force-sealing option is for? From the description I don't understand exactly what it's doing. I want to understand why it must be set if I want to get a pending ...
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Deploying a smart contract from EVM Bytecode via rpc calls

I am currently trying to deploy a smart contract with bytecode in a private Ethereum chain, using the "dev" chain of the parity client. For this, I compiled the following contract: pragma solidity ^...
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Anything that can be done about slow Parity Sync?

I've tried resetting the sync and it still comes to a screeching halt around block number 2.4m. I know about the attacks on Ethereum around those blocks, but this is ridiculous: I've been syncing for ...
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Parity installation problem in OSX

During the installation I've got at the end this: Last 15 lines from /Users/maksim/Library/Logs/Homebrew/parity/02.multirust: Compiling serde v0.7.4 Compiling itertools v0.4.13 Compiling bytes v0....
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Revert reason and Parity trace

I have heard that the revert reason can be found in the Parity trace. I tried running trace_replayTransaction, and I have found that the output field contains the reason indeed, but there are many ...
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What does chain foundation means in parity? What's the difference between mainnet and foundation?

the parity --help has description below: --chain=[CHAIN] Specify the blockchain type. CHAIN may be either a JSON chain specification file or olympic, frontier, homestead, mainnet, ...
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geth/parity PoA consensus algorithms - did someone try to measure the performance?

PoA consensus algorithms are an acceptable choice in public/private permissioned networks. [Q]: Did someone try to setup a benchmark for measuring the performance of existing PoA implementations in ...
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How to reset a private blockchain?

If I am testing a private blockchain and I want to reset it, and delete all contracts, etc., what needs to be deleted? Is it enough to delete the .parity folder on every node?
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Genesis block mismatch using a converted geth genesis file with parity

I've tried converting a geth genesis file to the parity format, in order to make a parity node join an already existing geth-backed private blockchain, but I'm getting a "Genesis block mismatch" error:...
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Parity – unlock multiple accounts at startup

I unlock an account on parity startup using the following arguments: parity --unlock $COINBASE \ --password $CONFIG_DIR/password \ ... How can I unlock multiple accounts at startup?
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Connecting to my raspberry pi - how safe is that?

My setup is simple, I have a laptop and a raspberry pi on the same network. I installed parity on my raspberry pi and successfully connected to it, e.g., with geth attach http://192.168.1.:8545. All ...
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File names of Parity keys

Why Parity keys are named differently? I have one in the following format: UTC--2016-11-21T14-59-51Z--109a31067644516b04549bddcb473e51fd0cf835 And all the rest as: UTC--2017-04-05T13-01-10Z--...
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How does Parity signer token works?

Some points I want to understand: Why it exists given we can authorize the transaction with password. What does generate a new token means? Can I have multiple tokens? How to revoke a token? Is ...
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How do I pass enode URI's to --reserved-peers?

So I know I have to type in terminal: parity -j --reserved-peers But I do not know what to type after --reserved-peers, The actual peers I want to add are listed here. But I do not know if I am ...

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