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How to run a "server" for light clients?

When running geth --light the go-ethereum client somehow has to connect to full nodes to interact with. Could geth connect to any full node on the network or does this require a special endpoint? How ...
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Do I have to set pruning to archive for supportive full node

I run a parity node on a server of mine (with a lot of resources and bandwidth) for the sole reason of supporting the network. I don't have any accounts there since my funds are on another machine. ...
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Is it dangerous to publish the enode address?

Someone mailed me and asked about my supernode ip / enode address. From go ethereum gitter: Hello all. I'm running a little over 100MH/s doing solo mining. Atm, we have a very high uncle rate, ...
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Is it recommended to run Ethereum supernodes?

In the early days of bitcoin there was a demand for system administrators who were able to run supernodes to support the network with stable nodes and high bandwidth. Litecoin is still recommending ...
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