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Comparison of the different TestNets

The Metamask client allows access to three test networks: Ropsten Kovan Rinkeby I'm curious: What are the similarities / differences between them? Which use cases are best for each network Are ...
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how to connect “Kovan” or “Rinkeby” from geth

As far as I know, the default test network is "Ropsten" and you can connect to ropsten with following command.Since it is default, when you connect to testnet its "Ropsten". geth --testnet I would ...
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Why are the Rinkeby and Ropsten testnets named after Swedish locations?

Why are the Rinkeby and Ropsten testnets named after Swedish locations? I know what they are but am wondering why they were named this way.
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Why does sendSignedTransaction return a tx hash BUT does not post to the Rinkeby network (React, Metamask, web3, infura)

I'm developing a very simple React application wherein a user clicks a button and some ether gets sent from one account to another. Currently, the onClick sendEther function crafts a proper signed ...
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Smart Contract Error: Returned values aren't valid, did it run Out of Gas?

Deployed a contract using Remix IDE to Rinkeby testnet. Etherscan contract address and code is here. contract SimpleCounter { int counter; constructor() public { counter = 0; } ...
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How is Rinkeby different from mainnet?

What makes Rinkeby a "testnet"? I understand it's a parallel network so my ether there has no effect on the mainnet ether. But how is it different technically? But does it still run on miners? What ...
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How do I determine the constructor ABI for Etherscan contract verification?

I am facing issues trying to verify a contract that I deployed on Rinkeby. My contract constructor has 3 parameters, how do I pass values of these parameters in the contract verification form? How ...
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ETH stolen on Ropsten

Has anyone encountered the following scenario on Ropsten: You create an account in Geth, and proceed to transfer some ETH to yourself via a faucet. You unlock the account and proceed to start ...
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Unhandled promise rejection(gas limit) when deploying Contract to rinkeby using truffle-hdwallet-provider

I am trying to Deploy a beginners contract onto the rinkeby test network through Infura node. It is throwing the following error. (node:35183) UnhandledPromiseRejectionWarning: Unhandled promise ...
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Parity configuration for rinkeby testnet

Can someone provide me an genesis block configuration json for Parity client here is my setup described: I've installed the client (version: Parity/v1.6.8-beta-c396229-20170608/x86_64-linux-gnu/...
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Transaction out of gas but gas used less than gas limit

I have this method on a contract that I'm testing on rinkeby function addMatch(string _name, uint _fixtureId, uint8 _home, uint8 away, uint _start) public onlyOwner returns (uint8) { require(...
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How to deploy truffle contracts to Rinkebey?

What are the parameters that I have to specify to be able to deploy solidity contracts using Truffle in the config file? I am using Metamask to store test ether and have a unique mnemonic to define ...
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How to test on Rinkeby?

I'm currently trying to test my contract code on Rinkeby. If I'm not mistaken, I need to run a full Rinkeby node on my hard drive right? I did geth --rinkeby but it's taking a long time to sync. Am I ...
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Error: missing trie node 60c376cdb14aec… (path)

I'm trying to start a geth node to connect to the Rinkeby test network by running geth --networkid=4 --datadir=$HOME/.rinkeby --verbosity 0 --syncmode=light --bootnodes=enode://...
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Rinkeby failure with web3.py — Could not format value '0x…' as field 'extraData'

I am trying to connect to Rinkeby using web3.py. But when I call a method, like w3.version.node, it throws an exception ending in: ... File "/home/hacker/venv/lib/python3.5/site-packages/web3/utils/...
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How does the Clique PoA consensus protocol choose the next block-minting node?

How does the Clique PoA consensus protocol choose the next minting/mining node? Is it random (within the bounds of the number of blocks that must be elapsed before a node can mint/mine another block)? ...
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Error: invalid address during truffle migration process in Rinkeby network

I can't deploy my contract to Rinkeby network through truffle migrate --reset --network rinkeby. My truffle.js file looks like this: { networks: { rinkeby: { { ...
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Waiting for transaction to be mined - Rinkeby

Trying to send a contract to Rinkeby. I get waiting for transaction to be mined indefinitely. Any ideas why it's not mining? Seems to be fine on rinkeby.io. Injection Web3 from Remix IDE via ...
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How can I set the gas price while deploying a contract with web3.js?

I set up a Geth node on the Rinkeby network recently. And while I can send ordinary transactions in seconds without a problem, I can't seem to get a contract creation to happen in less than an hour. ...
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Error: “The contract code couldn't be stored, please check your gas limit” [duplicate]

It's seem that is a very common topic but I couldn't find the solution in other questions, sorry for asking it again. I'm following a beginner example, trying to deploy a contract in Rinkeby Network ...
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geth rewinds chain on every startup

I'm using geth to connect to the rinkeby network with fast sync. However, every time I restart geth I receive the following output: Maximum peer count ETH=25 LES=0 total=25 ...
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How can I mine on the rinkeby testnet?

Maybe my question is way off base here, because I'm an ethereum novice. I would like to run miners on the rinkeby testnet. I'm more interested in getting the mining process up and running and ...
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MetaMask shows “UNKNOWN FUNCTION” when calling method send function

I'm trying to configure communication between a web front end and a deployed Ethereum contract (on Rinkeby). I'm trying to call a simple method that updates a value, which looks something like this: ...
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ether faucet error whenever i am trying to get ethers for rinkeby testnet from https://faucet.rinkeby.io/

when ever i am trying to get ethers (rinkeby) from https://faucet.rinkeby.io/ it is giving me this error. Faucet offline: context deadline exceeded even without entry my url it is giving the error. ...
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Error: insufficient funds for gas * price + value

I am new to Ethereum dev. I wrote the code below in my local node to transfer 1 ether between my two Rinkeby testnet. From account: 0xffD8eb81304291AFcA2C4DA5D26B691b8CC81Bd5 It has 21 ether in ...
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Does the rinkeby test network have swarm?

Does the rinkeby test network have Swarm ? If so, how do I synchronise with it using Geth and Swarm binaries ?
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Is there any lifespan of data on Rinkeby testnet?

I read that there are pre-autorized nodes which creates blocks on rinkeby testnet. If developers keep publishing smart contract and do transactions for testing purpose isn't the size of testnet will ...
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Smart contract that accepts custom token

I've successfully created my own custom token on the Rinkeby testnet. Upon creation of the token I sent all the new coins to my wallet. I can send the new token to other wallets just fine and it shows ...
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Mist Error “Couldn't connect to node”

I have Mist 0.9.0 and Geth 1.6.7 running on Windows 8.1 x64. Why am I get this error message when I open Mist? What I did: geth --datadir=$HOME/.rinkeby init C:\projects\rinkeby\rinkeby.json geth --...
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Transaction ordering in proof of authority

In decentralized computation the order of transactions is a big deal. For many smart contracts, the sooner a transaction is called, the bigger benefits for that transaction. In proof of work, ...
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Smart Contract firing send ether transaction that's not in the contract

I need some help with my smart contract, here's the smart contract code pragma solidity ^0.4.18; contract UserToken { mapping (bytes32 => uint8) public tokenBalance; bytes32[] public ...
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Problem migrating contract using truffle. Unknow account message

I am trying to migrate a contract using truffle but I get a "Unknown account" message eventhough I tried various ways to unlock the account beforehand. Am I missing something? Any help really ...
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Is it possible to use web3.js API methods to interact with a contract deployed on Rinkeby?

I have deployed a simple HelloWorld Solidity contract on one of the Ethereum Testnet called Rinkeby with MyEtherWallet and of-course I can interact with it. Now I want to interact with that contract ...
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Why are there pending TXs with high gas prices?

Rinkeby has pending transactions, some of which have gas prices of 100+ gwei and have been pending for over half an hour. Why is that? Are sending too little gas?
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Does Rinkeby Faucet Test Net send real ether?

I just got the MetaMask Chrome Extension. I received 3 Ethers from the Rinkeby Faucet and sent it to my Ethereum address on Coinbase. Will I receive real money? I'm new to this.
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How do I “Buy” tokens on the Rinkeby (test) environment?

This is a noob question I presume. I just started with the Ethereum Wallet. No previous bitcoin experience. I have 0 ether. Can I start "playing" with the test environment ("Rinkeby" network as I ...
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“missing trie node” when requesting balance

I've been getting the "missing trie node" error in the majority of my eth_getBalance requests if I use anything other than the "latest" block or very recent blocks. For example, the request: "...
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Extremely simple factory contract works on testrpc/ganache-cli but not rinkeby

this very simple factory pattern is not working on rinkeby for some reason. Using truffle v3.4.5 and geth 1.7.3-stable. Here are the contracts: pragma solidity ^0.4.11; contract Factory { address[...
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How fetch transaction history for account quickly using Web3j?

Intro We use Web3j java library to work with Ethereum network. I use Rinkeby test network wit Geth client at the moment. I got familiar with blockchains only a week ago, so terms I use can be ...
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What happens if a block signer goes offline on Rinkeby?

Rinkeby relies on a sequence of trusted signers to add blocks to its test chain. What happens if one of these block signers goes offline? How long is the next node in the list supposed to wait before ...
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Balance does not match incoming transactions

In my akasha account - I currently have a balance of ~40(test)ETH: https://rinkeby.etherscan.io/address/0x925770eee9e66e7f628fbf9244f2888fb0a5d36f But I only see one incoming transaction of 4.2(test)...
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How to deploy smart contract automatically in rinkeby network through web3.js?

I am deploying a DAPP in which after getting the inputs from the users I have to deploy a smart contract in Rinkeby test network. After getting the inputs from a user I am writing the .sol file ...
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Too low nonce error with web3j and rinkeby

All of sudden my application on testnet has stopped working due to low nonce error. No change in source code. My app connects to the network via infura. Any ideas what could be wrong here. java.lang....
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Cannot connect to any ethereum networks using API key

I followed a tutorial about how to connect web3 with ethereum networks. I registered in infura.io and get all the urls. But when I try to connect to any network it is not connecting.When I print web3 ...
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How to get my node listed on Rinkeby testnet stats?

Hey all I'm running a full node for rinkeby testnet, but unfortunately I could neither find it on https://www.rinkeby.io/#stats nor https://ethernodes.org/network/4/nodes, I'm curious how to be ...
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Does infura support rinkeby event listening

Hi I ran a simple voting example connecting to https://rinkeby.infura.io/ since I do not run local Eth node. Everything works fine except event watching. var event2 = contractInstance.EventTester(); ...
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web3 trying to connect to the rinkeby testnet

I've installed the mist wallet, connected the rinkebytestnet and transferred 3ETH to myself from the faucet web3 is defined like so if (typeof web3 !== 'undefined') { web3 = new Web3(web3....
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Truffle exec ETIMEDOUT

I'm running a batch script that would create up to hundreds of concurrent transactions and wait for their completion truffle exec scripts/....js --network rinkeby ... everything works but after ...
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geth : Unable to fully sync to Rinkeby

I am trying to synchronise geth with Rinkeby node but when around 100 or so block left, it keep on dropping the peer and doesnot sync fully with the test net below are the screenshot for the same.
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Is there something like “metrics” and “monitor” modules for Kovan?

I would like to monitor some parameters for Kovan and Rinkeby clients. Geth provides a monitor module that works with Rinkeby specifying --metrics when launching the client, and attaching to the ...