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Syntonization is the process where your node / client (geth, Ethereum Wallet, etc) receives the most up to date data from the Ethereum blockchain.

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Ethereum network Sync up with Matic network

We are able to deploy our ERC20 token into Matic Network and it is working fine. But we have few questions here to understand how Matic works with Ethereum Mainnet Once the contract is deployed in ...
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What are options re: transferring ETH and ERC-20 tokens out of Mist without having to synch?

I have some ETH and many custom tokens sitting in a Mist wallet that will take many days to synch. I assume I can use the 'transfer from' function to move these tokens from this wallet without having ...
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How to increase stored block states from 128 to 10 000 in Geth?

AFAIK Geth preserves states for the last 128 blocks by default. I would like to keep states for, say 10000 blocks (not turning myself into archive node). Is it possible?
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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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Why knownStates and pulledStates are always 0 on my full node?

It's the second time that I run a Geth in full node. The first one got synced fully, but the second one did not sync after a week. Both servers have the same configuration and infrastructure. Using ...
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What is the recommended read/write speed for an SSD when syncing an archive node?

I am planning to sync an archive node for research purposes and am preparing to buy the hardware. How does the read/write speed of the SSD affect the sync speed? Is 500 MB/S enough, or would an ...
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Known states for testnet on fast sync mode Nov - 2018

Whats the current knownStates for testnet on fast sync mode Nov - 2018 Is there an online service which provides the current states of the ethereum testnet. It been several days and --testnet fast ...
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Node lags behind 100 blocks, states are finished syncing

I run my geth node with the following command: ./geth --cache 8192 --syncmode full It has been syncing for a long time, and it looks like it has finished syncing: > eth.syncing { currentBlock: ...
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txpool.content return empty object

I opened a full node successfully (I succeed getting data from e.g eth_getTransactionByHash). I'm trying to get all pending transactions, but I get: > txpool.content { pending: {}, queued: {} } ...
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If I am fast syncing Ropsten, and i close the command prompt or Mist and reopen Mist, will it continue to fast sync?

Just wondering since I was trying to fast sync Ropsten with Mist and it came to a block number around 600,000 and stopped, so I closed Mist and reopened it and it only got to the "started swarm" part. ...
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Do I really need to sync Geth even if I already have synced Ethereum Wallet?

I already have Ethereum Wallet installed and synced, fully working. But I am working on a cryptocurrencies-based project and I needed the JSON-RPC, so I installed Geth. However Geth seems not to be ...
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Geth Mismatch of the highestBlock while syncing

While syncing on my Ubuntu 16.04 machine on ropsten yesterday the highestBlock matched the current highestBlock > eth.syncing { currentBlock: 2587196, **highestBlock: 3528808**, knownStates: ...
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Mist Wallet Synch Stuck - Not coder/geek

I too have the 'synch stuck' syndrome suffered by many others. I don't think I've ever been this frustrated but am trying to be patient. After 12-24 hours I get stuck around 2.4m block after multiple ...
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eth.getBalance returning 0 due to syncing problem in rinkeby [duplicate]

when I am running eth.syncing it is returning false and when I am running eth.getBlock("latest") it is returning number: 8290864, with some other data. Which is less than Block Height ...
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Geth some questions. Need help for begginer!

I learned about GETH a few days ago. I need Geth to create wallets of etherum and make transactions with these wallets (I use geth instead of third-party api to create some programs related to eth). I ...
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eth.syncing is falling behind

I lost internet connection for about 5 minutes and my full node was disconnected. At first it was about 500 blocks behind and looked like it was catching up. Now every time I check: eth.syncing....
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Writing GBytes of data to disk, despite no network activity - what, precisely, is geth doing?

I'm watching geth 1.4.17 on Activity Monitor. Judging by the Network page, it's not doing anything. Rcvd Bytes is 5.9MBytes, and Sent Bytes is 2.6MBytes, and it's been that way for a while now. But ...
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Local full node is one block behind mainnet after sync is completed

I just created a local Binance Smart Chain full node on my PC with the following specs: OS: Linux running on Windows Subsystem for Linux Storage: 1TB SSD (Samsung 980 Pro) CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 5800x Ram: ...
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High Block Validation

Suppose node A is running on height 2000. Node B sends to node A block with height 2002. Node A is not able to validate the block without having a block with height 2001. How does node A behave in ...
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iOS node not syncing with private BKC

I use the Geth framework and Swift 4 to boot a node inside an iOS 11.0 app. This node connects to my local BKC (to 4 nodes to be precise). Here are some tests I made : if I start 3 computer nodes ...
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How can I estimate the time remaining to complete a sync?

I would like to know approximately how long it will take my geth node to complete syncing. There was a previous question that was similar to mine, but less specific, and it was closed in favor of a ...
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Highest known block in the peer network - permissioned ethereum network

We are starting to define the best metrics to monitor a permissioned Besu network. One important point to monitor is the block height of a node and from other nodes in order to discover if the node is ...
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Geth syncing - Jan 18, how much time should wait before I call it quits. (First time miner)

After 3 days; current status: > eth.syncing { currentBlock: 4829460, highestBlock: 4829665, knownStates: 19675738, pulledStates: 19646971, startingBlock: 4828906 } Getting ti
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What should be done first: extract snapshot or create genesis?

bsc documentation describes a method of accelerating creation of a full-node using a snapshot. However, it is not clear in which order these commands should be executed and if it makes any difference: ...
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What's the reason at block says 0?

I am trying to setup bsc node following the official documentation. Here is what I have so far: Downloaded snapshot and extracted contents to /srv/node Wrote genesis state locally: geth --datadir node ...
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Ensuring correct block order with subscribe on “newHeads”

I have an issue with processing new blocks through a WebSocket connection on a local node. Sometimes I receive multiple events with the same blockNumber but different blockHashes. I understood from ...
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Work with local copy of Ropsten without syncing

I have used Geth to successfuly download (and sync) with Ropsten network. Is it possible to use downloaded blockchain (reading blocks with Geth) without syncing with Ropsten? I would basically like to ...
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How can I download the entire Ethereum blockchain?

Is there a way to "get" the whole ethereum blockchain in order to process it locally? For example a link for direct download or via a developer API? Thanks in advance!
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Geth syncing fast Ropsten too long delays between importing new segments

i have a problem with my Geth Ropsten node. Time between importing new segments of chain is too long. For example logs from my docker container below geth-testnet_1_6d184080c9e1 | INFO [02-11|13:30:...
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Can I download the whole blockchain from somewhere?

Bitcoin used to offer sharing/downloading a bootstrap.dat which contains the whole blockchain. Are there alternatives to getting it trickling through the peer-to-peer network? Can I just download it ...
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geth: does --gcmode=archive require --syncmode=full?

I can't seem to find a straight answer to this question since snap is relatively new. I'm currently running geth 1.10.3 with --syncmode snap and --gcmode archive, but i'm beginning to think that ...
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Ropsten light node block number ~1000 greater than it should be

I'm running geth on Ropsten, using geth --ropsten --syncmode "light" --http.addr localhost --http.port 8545 --rpc My most recent block number is 10266786 (and increasing), whereas etherscan....
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Does verification of a world state require downloading the whole ethereum blockchain?

Lets say I'm a new node on the Ethereum network, I download a world state of 500 blocks ago and I download the blockchain from that point to present (500 blocks). Can I verify that the world state I'...
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Geth syncing, how to keep on par with the network in syncronized blocks

I am trying to get data from the last block via my own local node. I do this by calling the RPC API on my node. the issue I have is that the node is not fully synchronized and is never fully ...
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Can't launch mist wallet. Stuck after pressing 'launch application' in windows 10

Hi. I downloaded Mist wallet and then after some time when the 'launch application' button came up, I pressed that. However, now I only see the following image on my screen and the figures shown ...
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computer configuration for connecting eth 50 or more nodes

I'd like to rent a server to run eth client ,but I am not sure what the computer configuration should be?In my local pc ,I can only connect less than 10 nodes and failed in sync.If I want to connect ...
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What is the best parity configuration to run a full archive node on raspberry pi?

I am using a raspberry pi to download the archived version of the blockchain with parity. I've started parity with parity -d /home/xxx/data/Ethereum --pruning archive --public-node However, the ...
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Section processing failed

I am trying to connect a geth node to the network for several days with light sync, and I have encountered a lot of problems. The last to date is there are a lot (like > 100) of error messages that ...
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RPC returns 0x0 after sync

binance smart chain v1.0.7 When new node complete syncing, RPC returns 0x0 values few hours.Can I fix that? Please help me
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Mist reloading chain structure from scratch

How come every time I close and open ethereumwallet it starts downloading the chain structure from scratch?
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syncing forever

I'm trying to mine using the commands geth --rpc and ethminer on an ubuntu 16.04 machine. Sometimes it works, but often after I restart my PC, I get the error "Network syncing, will start miner ...
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How does new block propagation, step by step, work in Ethereum?

I'm trying to understand how nodes propagate new valid blocks in Ethereum. Here's my attempt at a step by step how description of the process: 1. Miner constructs a new block and starts iterating ...
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Geth interface panic after weeks of being in sync

After weeks of being in sync and working fine, my Geth just stopped. Upon restart, what started as a long hang on FS Sync Time (repeat output with different values, no further movement beyond ...
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Why does sync eat up all RAM and hang my computer?

I have installed the Wallet v0.9.1 but have not been able to reach sync. It starts at good speed (1000 blocks/sec), but after 1 hour and 3.5Mblocks it slows down and I notice my 8GB RAM is taken. ...
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I can no longer access old blocks via RPC in full syncmode?

I have a private network based on geth v1.9.25. I upgraded from v1.8.27. Recently, I saw that I'm unable to access the previous blocks at all. Like, e.g. eth.getBlockByNumber(1) gives me null, even ...
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Q: How long does table compacting take?

I was doing a full sync with geth 1.9.22-stable. The sync is paused and the blocks are stuck at sometime on April 15th. The log contains the following lines: 10:30:13.672838 table@compaction L0·173200 ...
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Ethereum wallet

Like many others I'm really struggling with setting up the ethereum wallet. I deleted the chaindata folder in order to make the download process quicker. Unfortunately I closed the ethereum wallet ...
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Exactly what data does snap sync download?

Geth 1.10 introduces snap sync, faster way of syncing the blockchain. What data does snap sync actually download? If I run a snap sync with --gcmode archive will I end up with an archive node?
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Ethereum Bucket Synchronisation

The normal operation of Ethereum and other blockchains is to Store new transactions in a mempool, Distribute the bucket, and then mine contents into a block picked from the bucket based on priority of ...
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Unable to synchronize with Ropsten testnet with Geth 1.9.25

For the past two days I've been trying to synchronize with Ropsten testnet using the following command in Geth 1.9.25: ./geth --ropsten --rpc --rpcaddr="0.0.0.0" --rpcapi="eth, web3, ...

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