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Private blockchains are not available for the public and are maintained/secured by a cluster of trusted nodes. These kind of blockchains are useful when dealing with sensitive information.

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How to create a secure, production ready private chain?

I'm looking for more information or resources on how to run a private chain with ethereum with multiple nodes that would work in production and would only be accessible to my users/network. I know ...
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Quorum: Extending list of participants that can access private transactions post transaction creation?

According to the Quorum roadmap (which is over a year old now) the team at JPM was planning to add a feature whereby additional parties could be given rights to view private transactions after those ...
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Error importing transaction: Transaction(InvalidChainId) in Private POA

Problem I am trying to send some transactions to my private chain, and all transactions are getting failed. I am receiving this error: Error importing transaction: Transaction(InvalidChainId) ...
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Geth: bootnode tool and --nodiscover

In Geth, if I use the --nodiscover option, my node won't be discovered by default from other nodes. Conversely, with bootnode tool implemented in geth, first I have to generate a key, then I have to ...
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Difference between Ethereum Consortium Blockchain template and STRATO Blockchain Individual Instance template in Azure

I have recently started analysing Blockchain as a service and found it's very interesting. But, I am not able to interconnect these information's. What is difference between Ethereum Consortium ...
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Extremely slow geth mining and synchronization for private blockchain

I am constructing a very simple 2 nodes private Ethereum network to study the mining behaviour. The consensus algorithm is ethash. In order for the 2 nodes to discover each other, I also setup a ...
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flag provided but not defined: -rpc

I'm using Geth to set up a private ethereum network and this is the command: $ geth --identity "MyTestNode" --datadir "SomeDir" init genesis.json --rpc --rpcaddr "localhost" --rpcport "8000" --...
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Main use cases between Open Blockchain and Ethereum

Looking at Open Blockchain's use cases and it appears a lot of these can be done or are on Ethereum, examples: multi-sig contract activation, execution, atomicity of contract execution, reusable ...
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Rubix vs Blockapps vs others, what are the differences in private Ethereum platforms?

What are the major differences between the different private Ethereum platforms? The main two that I am aware of are Rubix and Blockapps, what are the primary differences?
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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 does a network latency become crucial? Looking for any sources / empirical benchmarks.
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Parity Ethereum Metamask

I have setup one test node on my machine and trying to connect with metamask and on node console i keep on receiving below message and unable to connect with node using metamask. 2019-06-14 14:48:32 ...
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Quorum :- metamask do not support privateFor feature of quorum

i got to know that metamask do not support privateFor because of which private transaction for quorum dapp was not behaving as expected. so, I can't use metamask for my quorum DApp to switch port and ...
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Miner accepting 0 price transactions

I am hosting a private blockchain and I am testing out the Geth functionality. I have deployed a Solidity contract based on the Greeter example. The functionality is not important, but suffice to say ...
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Private Net: Miners not mining pending transaction

I am running a private network. I send a lot of transactions to geth with miner on (with 10 threads). I could see my transactions getting mined properly for some time. And then I checked length of ...
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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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Why use a private block chain over a shared database?

Isn't a shared database able to provide all the guarantees that a private block chain could provide. Since you can track transactions,have transaction restriction and have authenticated access to ...
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What would cause nodes on a private blockchain to gradually lose connectivity?

I have a private blockchain with 6 nodes, and a total of three miners. When I initialize the blockchain everything looks great and the nodes find each other starting with the bootnodes. After about ...
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How to do a disaster recovery in private chains?

How can I do a disaster recovery on a private chain running ethereum, say for instance Quorum ?
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Can't establish the connection with bootnode and two nodes

I have problem with starting my private network. Two nodes on different PC and with external IP addresses, starts with next parameters: --verbosity 3 --identity "TestNet" --rpc --rpcport "8081" --...
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How does a token crowdsale or ICO work for a permissioned Blockchain project?

Filecoin, for example, ran their highly successful ICO on the Ethereum blockchain, though they are gonna operate on a different chain. AFAIK, main-net tokens can't be used on a private chain. Makes ...
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Geth private chain hashrate lower on higher versions

Using Geth I am running a private development chain (locally) with one node, starting it as follows: geth --networkid 12321 --datadir=".embark/development/datadir" --password config/development/...
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SSL Support for Communication Between Geth Nodes

We are using private Ethereum network for a multi entity use-case. The problem is that all these entities geth nodes sits behind a firewall which only allows TLS traffic. The node that's broadcasting ...
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Not able to successfully do transactions of default MetaCoins(from Truffle) on local testnet on MetaMask

I have installed truffle and ran the default contract provided by truffle. I successfully compiled,migrate and put the default dapp on local testnet http://localhost:8080/.I am able to see the dapp ...
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Creation of a whitelist in a private network with Rinkeby Clique PoA?

I'd like to create a private network where I would limit the creation of smart contracts to a whitelist of accounts. Is there any option for this?
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Regarding external file storage

Let's say you have a private blockchain, a DApp with an workflow to store and retrieve data from that blockchain. Now there is a need to store binary files and access it in a permissible way. One way ...
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Wallet on private chain not watching contracts?

I set up an ethereum private chain for testing smart contracts a while back. Recently, I've been unable to deploy and interact with contracts successfully. Here is what used to work: 1) I created a ...
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etherwallet-3.4.2 on private chain invalid sender error

In order to use etherwallet in private chain setup, I completed following Use Your Own Server Guide, answer_1 and answer_2. I have added Custom Node and MyEtherWallet works , except sometimes it ...
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Cannot create a second account on my private chain from the Ethereum Wallet

Just playing around with Ethereum. I create my very first private-chain on a Windows machine.. First I'm starting up the node/miner: D:\ethereum\gethlatest>geth --dev --rpc --rpcport 8002 --...
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Private network with 2 servers on scaleway

first of all thank you for the great discussions and solution that I've found here. I'm trying to create a private ethereum network to which I want to access with 2 different servers. I am able to ...
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not able to mine transactions generated on remote node

i have connected two nodes locally on my private testnet using admin.addPeer() I0829 16:33:25.280649 eth/downloader/downloader.go:320] Block synchronisation started I0829 16:33:27.187839 core/...
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Using Mix IDE on a private testnet?

Is it possible to run/debug contracts in mix-ide on a private test net?
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Effectively debugging pyethapp

I have also asked the technical details of pyethapp's use of gevents here. I'm trying to run a transaction step by step in a debugger and see how it is being signed and added to the blockchain. I am ...
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Private Ethereum blockchain to implement in-game currency--legit?

I've been toying with the idea to implement a reward system for a game on top of Ethereum. Mostly for self-study because I'm interested in blockchain technology, but also because Ethereum appears to ...
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Contract not deploying on private network

I have a smart contract a little bit like this: pragma solidity ^0.5.10; contract sc { struct element { uint96 firstKey; uint96 secondKey; bytes32 firstData; ...
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miner.stop() returns null does not stop mining on private chain

I am using Version: 1.9.0-unstable of geth, and I noticed miner.stop() does not work anymore. I am sure it always worked. > eth.blockNumber 901069 > miner.stop() null > eth.blockNumber ...
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Not able to connect to private Ethereum Network with metamask

I am running a private Ethereum Network in a cloud VM. I started the node with these arguments: geth --datadir test --networkid 123 --rpc --rpccorsdomain "*" --rpcport 30308 --rpcaddr "0.0.0....
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How do I generate a TrustedCheckpoint(CHT) on my private chain?

I saw this link, but still don't know how to get CHTRoot and BloomRoot, only know that SectionHead is block[(SectionIndex+1)*32768-1].headhash https://github.com/ethereum/devp2p/blob/master/caps/les....
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Error: invalid merkle root | Error in XDPoS Consensus | fork of go-ethereum

Block Synchronisation failed in code :- https://github.com/XinFinOrg/XDPoS-TestNet-Apothem ERROR[03-23|19:47:12] #### BAD BLOCK Chain config: {ChainID: 1151 Homestead: 1 DAO: DAOSupport: false ...
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Maximum amount of TX per block

Yesterday we did a test. We launched around 1500 transactions simultaneously to our test private blockchain. They all went through perfectly, all at almost the same time (with correct and consecutive ...
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Gas estimation failed

whenever I want to run this code I get this error "Gas estimation errored with the following message (see below). The transaction execution will likely fail. Do you want to force sending? VM ...
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Understanding what happens between transaction creation and block creation in Proof of Authority

I am currently writing my thesis where I'm investigating the potential of blockchain technology to become the underlying technology in a system that is create and record qualifications. I'm at the ...
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Private network: Using geth to mine for parity nodes

I want to set up a private Ethereum network using a parity client. Ideally, I want to resemble the "real" Ethereum network as close as possible. Thus, I want to set up a proof of work network. For ...
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Puppeth: No ethstats server configured

Update This is an issue with Docker Compose >= 1.23.0 and I've raised this in the go-ethereum GitHub issues tracker. I'm following this guide to create my own private blockchain using PoA consensus. ...
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How to change the crypto-currency that is used in paying for gas fees in a private network

I have deployed my own network of blockchain that is based on the ethereum network. I wanted to know if one could change the currency used to pay for the gas on the private network.
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Generating genesis.conf for Clique PoA private network via command line

I'm trying to generate a Clique POA genesis file that specifies the original sealers using automation. However, puppeth only supports user input at the moment. There's no support for command line ...
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Mining hangs on Generating DAG in progress

I am trying to initialize rpc using the below command and start miner using miner.start(1); geth --rpcapi eth,web3,personal --rpc --networkid=15 Mining starts successfully with below logs but it ...
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How would ethereum personal accounts helpful?

I have setup ethereum server node and created one test network. started mining, ether is generating in eth.accounts[0]. i have follwoing questions. How multi accounts(eth.accounts[0], eth.accounts[1],...
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Private Ethereum blockchain: missing trie node

I deployed a private blockchain with the following steps: Setting the difficulty to a fixed value (see Running a “quick” Ethereum private network for experimentation and testing) and creating the ...
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Who Execute Transaction in PoA

In PoW, every full-nodes executes contracts of a block to confirm that the miner was doing honest work. What about in PoA (proof-of-Authority)? a. Only authorities will execute the contracts to ...
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Please enable network time synchronisation in system settings geth windows 8.1

I'm learning Ethereum and following this tutorial to setup private chain on local machine. All works fine, however when I try to run the node(s) it displaying me an warring Please enable network time ...