Questions tagged [peers]

Questions related to other nodes in the Ethereum network, such as finding, connecting, and disconnecting from them.

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core-geth: peers stuck in handshake forever

I'm running a custom consensus engine and launching a network for it. The nodes I have are making handshakes with other networks, but then not peering since they are not compatible. But, the handshake ...
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How are ethereum transaction sent over the wire in Network to peers

I understand how ethereum transactions are signed and proapagated. But while comparing the output of rawTransaction with the wireshark capture of Etherum EOA transaction, I could not map the ...
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How to join a channel in Hyperledger from another server?

I've deployed a chaincode on my VM i.e 192.168.4.110. Everything is working fine when I test it locally. Now I want my second VM i.e 192.168.4.112 to connect with the above Hyperledger's vm Channel. ...
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Geth and Lighthouse peers are added, but none of them are downloading / importing blocks from peers?

i am trying to run a private PoS network on a private organizational network (all ips are accessible only if you're connected to organization's intranet ) I am using geth as Execution Client and ...
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How to discover enode addresses on local network (in private test network)

how i can broadcast a enode address to another physical machine on the same network, in geth take for example, this as my enode address: "enode://...
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Issues about Peer to peer concepts

Hy every one, I'm new in this world, and i'm trying to understand deeply how blockchain works. I'm little bit confused about the peer to peer concept. How many peers have Ethereum blockchain, ...
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Node not connecting to static/trusted peers etherum geth [ public network ]

I followed all the steps of adding trusted and static peers: Manually adding the peers to configuration file config.toml Using addTrustedPeers and addPeers of the geth console set the --nodiscover ...
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There's no trusted peers even I connected with over 500 peers?

I am running Geth Ethereum node on Linux. This is the command I used to start the node, and the synchronization is finished. nohup geth --http --http.api personal,eth,net,web3,txpool \ --ws --ws....
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How can I add a peer to a light client?

I am hosting my own Geth Full-node which is setup to server light-clients and it has a static ip. When I start my own light-client, can I specify it to use my full-node instead of wasting time on ...
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In Ethereum private network public IP node and private IP node peer is possible?

In Ethereum private network one node in AWS EC2 instance with public IP and another is in local machine with private IP. Is is possible to peer this two node using boot node. Is it possible to peer? ...
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What's the ancient folder in Geth?

I'm new to the nodes world and i'm trying to setup my own with Geth on Windows. I was wondering what the /ancient folder does for the Node. Please correct if i'm wrong, but synthetically this is what ...
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How to add new peer to private quorum network?

I have created a network using raft consensus using quorum-wizard. I have created another node on a vm using this tutorial. I want to attach the single node to the network. for that I have followed ...
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Mining causes nodes to stop syncing on Besu

I am trying to test my private network by running multiple nodes at one time. I am using a config file that lists the boot node as well as the same genesis file. The boot node is on a linux server, ...
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Is there a importance of the connected peers?

I'm a pool dev, and I'm asking some questions about peers connected to node. What is the "best" number of connected peers ? I guess too less or too much connected is important ? Is there a &...
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admin.addPeer() takes a very long time to add the peer

I am running a private network where nodes add and remove each other dynamically. I have a problem where, the first time a node performs admin.addPeer() to a neighbor the peering is instant (as ...
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Experimental data on transaction propagation time

Does anyone have empirical data on how long does it take to propogate a transaction thought out most of blockchain? I know we can speculate on how long it would take (like here). But I am interested ...
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How do I find peers for a ropsten "light" node?

I'm using geth to spin a simple light node on ropsten. I'm running geth --ropsten --syncmode "light" console And it gets stuck after INFO [06-18|11:05:26.682] New local node record ...
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Geth on two machines on same network

I'm new to geth mining. I have 2 machines one of which is mining and second one is syncing. Each have it's own accounts. I just started the geth with "geth --datadir /blah/blah" --mine --...
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Peer Discovery in PoA with Containers with dynamic IPs

I have a small PoA network setup in Docker containers locally and, for the most part, have the bootnode and peer discovery pieces working. I'm running into trouble when my mining containers reload (...
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rafthttp: failed to find member 1 in cluster 1000 -quorum -raft consensus

Firstly, I have created a node in quorum private blockchain and initiated genesis to create blockchain using geth and bootnode . Then, I run the node and it is running blockchain. Later, I tried to ...
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GETH has only few peers

I start my geth node with the command: geth --syncmode="light" --cache=4096 --http --http.port 8545 --http.corsdomain "*" --http.addr "0.0.0.0" --http.api "eth,web3,...
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How come AWS geth can't find peers?

I am setting up a geth light client on an AWS EC2 instance. After running geth, the client seems to not be able to discover any peers and remains idle. Running admin.peers in the console shows that ...
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Ethereum peer to peer load balancer

Is there any existing TCP load balancer product that is enode aware?
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What is the network layer in which RLPx is used for peering in Ethereum

We had a question from our client as such they need to know in which Network layer is the RLPx protocol being used for the peering process I have got to know that peering process happens using RLPx ...
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Geth stops working after being fully synced

I have a Geth server in full mode. It was synced fully and I was using it normally for weeks. Today, I wanted to check the synchronization status, so I used geth attach command to enter to the Geth ...
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How to find how many nodes are connecting to Geth? [duplicate]

I've lunched a Geth server with default maxpeers which is 100 regarding to original documents. Now, I need to know how many nodes are connecting to my node? Is there any command to find it in Geth ...
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Can we improve the performance of Geth server by setting maxpeers to 0?

I've lunched a Geth server in full node. I think the performance of machine for syncing is not acceptable and needs much more time to be synced fully. I would like to know if I set maxpeers to a low ...
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Geth light keeps showing "Looking for peers"

My Geth server in light mode was running without any issue up to yesterday. But after that, I only receive these messages continuously! INFO [04-19|12:59:22.181] Looking for peers ...
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Best Discovery Protocol implementation

Do you guys know an easy Discovery Protocol implementation that is not deprecated and is powerful enough. I've checked some, but all of them are not suitable for my task (reasons below). Checked ...
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Parity - flush or ban peers

I am running a Parity node and I have a very odd problem with transmitting some transactions. My node appears to be working fine, but when I attempt to get some basic information from the blockchain ...
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Transaction propagation

I am wondering how transactions are propagaded in an Ethereum network. Assuming a Miner recieves an transaction, how does he deal with it. Does he immediatly send it to his peers, or does he collect ...
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During fork, how tx that was sent from full node is been mined on the two blockchains?

My full node connected to 0,...,n peers and follows the longest chain after Istanbul fork - the miner's chain. General transaction flow: full-node get the tx, validates and broadcast to its peers. ...
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what will happen to transactions on smaller length chain when peered with longer length chain in private ethereum

what will happen to transactions on smaller length chain when peered with longer length chain in private ethereum? Below is the scenario Step 1: I have started Ethreum private chain in 2 different ...
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How to detect node(peer) in the network

Hi I need check is certain node is currently connected to the network(or current peer). How I can do it, and how to identificate node by ip address or how? P.S. via api or (sorry not go-geth client) ...
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The bootnode is not working properly

I am running a private ethereum network using geth. I started the bootnode first following the documentation and ran 5 different nodes on the same machine with same genesis file on same network with ...
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Geth SWARM no peers found!

Synced via Geth lightnode to latest block --cache=2048. (7200RPM HDD with 8GB RAM) Then created new geth account and did swarm --bzzaccount $BZZ I'm am able to only browse localhost, upload to local ...
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Private Chain Peering and Port Problem

Two AWS nodes on separate machines are trying to peer. They are listening and discovering at port 30303, when I open these ports for inbound connection they are still unable to peer; but, when I open ...
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Can't add peers outside of local machine

I am able to spin up as many nodes on the same machine as I would like and have them peered in the same private blockchain network. But when I try to use addPeer() on a separate EC2 instance, I am ...
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Problem with more than one light node peer connection

I have the following nodes running : FULL NODE and LIGHT SERVER geth --datadir node1 --port 30303 --rpc --rpcport 3003 --rpcaddr 127.0.0.1 --ipcpath node1/geth.ipc --rpcapi="db,eth,net,web3,personal"...
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Light node cannot connect peers

I am running a full node in a testnet and I am trying to connect a light node. I am using the following command: geth --datadir node1 --port 30313 --rpc --rpcport 3013 --rpcaddr 127.0.0.1 --ipcpath ...
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Geth local and remote port numbers [closed]

I've started three Ethereum nodes using Geth, and they happen to be on the same node. I've specified the ports (30401, 30402, 30403) and used the --nodiscover options. On each of the nodes, I've ...
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How many nodes does Geth attempt to connect to by default?

Bitcoin Core tries to connect to 8 nodes by default. How many does Geth attempt to connect to for the eth protocol (normal network gossip)? Is there a set number in the first place?
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Connect different machines with PoA

i want to connect two different machines in a ethereum private network! I did it before with a normal PoW-Consesus but with PoA created by puppeth i cant see some Peers when i try: admin.peers ...
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Problem peers in a cluster [SOLVED]

I have a cluster with 2 nodes and I would like to create a testnet by connecting them with geth. I am using the following command: Node1: geth --datadir node1 --port 30302 --rpc --rpcport 3003 --...
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Mainnet sync Broken

I am having a Mainnet on Azure VM which was syncing the network as expected, but mean while after adding Ropsten network syncing on the same VM simultaneously I'm facing problem with Mainnet sync ...
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Decentralized Access Control in permissioned Blockchain

For a business use case I am conceptualizing for my master's thesis, which is based on a Blockchain system, I need to understand impacts on decentralization/trustlessness. Many people argue that ...
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Peering over a direct L2 link without IP addresses

As part of a big solution incorporating blockchain and data networking, I'd like to know how would 2 nodes establish a blockchain peering on their direct L2 Ethernet Link that has no IP addresses ...
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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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Configuring geth so that it can only connect to my private local blockchain?

Basically I would like to know how to configure geth so that it can only connect to my private ethereum blockchain that is hosted on another machine? Many thanks in advance!
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What has changed with admin.getPeer?

admin.getPeer in the past returned something like this: admin.addPeer("enode://...
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