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What is the expected daily egress traffic from full Testnet node

I have a full testnet node running on GCP with Parity. After about a week of having it fully synced, the egress traffic from the server spiked substantially and started sending out 250GB per day to ...
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quorum examples [closed]

I have problem when send transaction and need to check it using private.get() the output is 0 this result in any terminal . the correct get the value 42 can any one help me ?
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How can I obtain testnet REP for use on Kovan?

I would like to test the new version of Augur on the Kovan testnet. Where can I obtain testnet REP in order to do so? I found https://faucet.kovan.network/ for Kovan Ether (KETH) but cannot find ...
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net.peerCount is zero: Two miners are not connected

I'm trying to build a local private blockchain of Ethereum in my own PC using Geth v1.9.15-stable-0f77f34b. I have installed Geth in a virtual machine with Ubuntu 18.04 OS using VMware Workstation Pro....
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Lightweight Ethereum client for Android and IOS

Are there any available Lightweight version of Geth or Parity client on Android or IOS in order to avoid using Infura service when accessing blockchain form a mobile app?
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Automate faucet Ether request to access Ethereum Testnet from a mobile DApp

I want to develop a mobile DApp to interact with a smart contract deployed in a testnet (free of charges). The mobile DApp is designated for public users. The DApp needs first to setup a local wallet ...
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What caused the forks in the Schlesi testnet?

The Schlesi testnet was the first multiclient testnet for ETH2 clients. Lighthouse, Prysm, Teku were in consensus before it forked. What were the causes of the forks? Is there a technical post ...
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Deploying App on Ropsten or any Test Network

I have a web3.js application which uses truffle and interacts with smart contracts deployed on Ganache. How do I deploy my smart contract on a Test Network and interact with it through my application?
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How to handle events for testnet and mainnet?

I know how to handle events using personalised blockchain using ganache, can anyone tell me how to handle events in Kovan,rinkeby testnets?
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Recommended 64-bit OS for ETH 2.0 node on Raspberry Pi 4B

I would like to participate in one of the current ETH 2.0 testnet with my Raspberry Pi 4B (ARM64 processor, 4GB RAM) and 500 GB USB 3.1 SSD. Performance-wise, this is possible and I run an ETH 1.0 ...
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Revalidated then Removed node

I have set up a private geth network with a bootnode and a single signer node. I start the bootnode first then the signer node. The signer node starts mining (using PoA) but in the bootnode logs it ...
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How to enhance list of accounts for the Truffle tests to run against Ropsten testnet

I am working on the my contracts testing scripts. But I want to run tests not on the local TestRPC or Ganache but in the Ropsten testnet. How can I predefine a list of accounts (private keys and ...
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How would a chain specification for a beacon chain look like?

Do Ethereum 2.0 clients, such as Lighthouse, Nimbus, or Prysm implement any standard on defining different chain specifications or genesis blocks comparable to how legacy Ethereum clients do? Would ...
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What does the beacon chain deposit contract ceremony entail?

To bootstrap an Ethereum 2.0 beacon chain, the deposit contract has to be deployed on the proof-of-work legacy chain. For the beacon-chain mainnet, we are talking about a ceremony potentially ...
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Can I make an ethereum token that runs a certain function every 15 seconds?

I have a rinkeby token, and I wanted to add "merged mining" when someone mines a block, they get awarded 0.25 of that token. function issueBlockReward() { balanceOf[block.coinbase] += 0.25; The code ...
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eth.getBalance(eth.accounts[0]) Shows me 0 balance though my syncing is still Running [duplicate]

I am using geth on windows with 1.9.10 version. I used geth --rinkeby --rpc --rpcapi="personal,eth,network,web3,net" command for launch my geth. I am on the Rinkeby testnet, i already transfer 3 ...
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local testnet mining error

my genesis.json file { "config": { "chainId": 271, "homesteadBlock": 0, "eip155Block": 0, "eip158Block": 0 }, "nonce": "0x0000000000000042", "...
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When to stop importing new chain segments from Rinkeby testnet?

I am using geth to sync up with the Rinkeby testnet using the command: geth --rinkeby --syncmode "fast". First it downloaded the blocks, then account states, and now new chain segments are being ...
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Do testnets ever merge with mainnets?

Does a testnet ever merge with the mainnet? In other words, if I have ETH on a testnet, will I ever have actual ETH or do testnets remain for testing forever? I Googled in multiple ways but could ...
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Difference between Kovan and Rinkeby? [duplicate]

I understand that both the Rinkeby and Kovan testnets employ the Proof of Authority (PoA) consensus algorithms. I also understand how PoA works. However, I still dont understand how Kovan and Rinkeby ...
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What is the best way to deploy and test smart contracts on multiple machines?

I have recently started developement on Ethereum and the concepts are pretty much new to me. I need to test event emitting/listening on multiple machines for my contract. For the same, I have tried ...
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Create fastest possible localhost Ethereum test net

Is there an Ethereum test blockchain (similar to Ganache) which prioritises calculating transactions and creating a local blockchain 'db' as quickly as possible? Requirements: - Calculate ...
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How to get exchange rates for testnets?

I would like to see what a PETH on Kovan is worth in DAI. How can you look for exchange rates on testnets?
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How to get DAI using Web3.js

I'm building a Web3 app and I'm trying it out on the Kovan testnet. I'm trying to get some DAI. As far as I understand it the way to get DAI is to: Exchange ETH for WETH. Use Sai Tub contract to open ...
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How can I debug a my Solidity smart contract with a GUI?

Is there any way to debug a Solidity smart contract with a GUI, like remix? How can I do it for both testnets and mainnet?
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What Android App has block explorer functionality for Ethereum testnet?

I need to interact with my web app that has blockchain functionality and it creates wallets on paper (pls dont ask why). It's using ropsten testnet. Is there an Android app that I can easily scan the ...
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Rinkeby not producing blocks

transactions are not getting mined on rinkeby testnet and last block time is almost 2 hours ago. How did such things happen in a decentralised network?
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Is there any testnet faucet for ETC Ethereum Classic Coin?

Not able to get testing ETC from available faucet https://etcfaucet.info/, is there any other faucet or way to get ETC for tesing?
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How to connect to Rinkeby without using Geth / Parity?

First let me explain my development environment. I am using Jupyter Notebook to play around with the Web3.py front-end code and Remix for the Solidity smart contract code. I am using the Metamask ...
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Set up hardforks parameters in parity JSON chain spec file for private network

I want to set up a private network for tests using parity, which will function in the same way as the current mainnet, but with very low block mining complexity. Is Is it true that for this I need to ...
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Does Rinkeby have a faucet where I can fill a wallet with DAI?

I'm looking to use a testnet to test an application. I know I can get ether, but is there an easy way I could convert it to Dai? Thanks
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Mobile wallets for test eth?

Can anyone suggest mobile wallets (both IOS and Andriod) that supports testnet Eth? Jaxx used to (or at least the IOS version used to), but doesn't look as though it does now.
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Which network does truffle use for testing?

I have a network 'foo' that is configured inside truffle.js. Running my tests works just fine truffle test --network foo ./test/*.js then I realized I forgot to start 'foo'. To confirm this running ...
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Gas estimation failed when calling the play function

I am trying to deploy this contract on the test network and am able to do so successfully but when i try to call the play function i get gas estimation error and can do nothing further. I am using ...
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What is the purpose of Görli Testnet?

Görli testnet is started with the goal of being widely usable across all client implementations supporting Clique PoA engine (EIP-225) (see Comparison of the different TestNets) Since it exists ...
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Signed transaction vanishing from testnet (Kovan & Rinkeby)

I've been attempting to broadcast transactions to both Kovan & Rinkeby, I'm building and signing them offline and using the Etherscan API to broadcast the signed transactions. I see them in the ...
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Is it possible to use MetaMask for a private consortium on Ethereum?

Assuming we create a private consortium chain over Ethereum and we want to use MetaMask for storing the keys and signing transactions to send the tokens belonging to this private consortium. ...
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Ether for learning ethereum

Crypto concurrency is not legal in India. If a developer who is citizen of India can learn and develop ethereum applications without buying Ether? If yes how ? I just learn that there is something ...
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How can you deploy a contract using the non-interactive mode?

I have a contract written in remix, but I am trying to deploy it using Geth's non-interactive mode using geth attach ipc:<path> -exec "<contract deploy info>". When I am in interactive ...
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is the gas price on test net equal to main net?

I have 1 contract deploying on test net, let say it use 300,000 gas for executing 1 function. On main net, this contract will cost 300,000 gas per function also? Thanks
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Most stable / reliable testnet

I hope this question isn't too vague, but it would really help me to get some advice on from the community on this subject. Which testnet is the most suitable for testing of a dapp? Do testnet ...
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Is it possible to set miner reward on Geth clique?

I have a private network set up with ethereum & PoA clique consensus. Using in geth client miner.setEtherbase(eth.coinbase) on miner nodes, doesn't seems to work. Inspecting in block explorer ...
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How to set sealers in genesis block extradata for a Clique PoA network?

What is the format of the Clique PoA genesis extradata field to set up the sealers? This is an example: "extraData": "...
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Error in syncing of Ropsten testnet on geth node

I am using a geth node to sync with the ropsten testnet . For the last few days I have been encountering the following error frequently Error: invalid gas used (remote: 7987157 local: 7897475) All ...
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Problems with Geth 1.8.19-stable

I am trying to add static peers by static-nodes.json file but with this version it does not work. What is the way to do it ? If I add peers with admin.addPeer() it works, but if I am using --syncmode ...
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Is there multiple chains of block in ethereum network?

Since blockchain is a chain of blocks, In ethereum, 1. is there only one chain of blocks 2. are there multiple chains of blocks.
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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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What is the beginning nonce on the Rinkeby Testnet?

I know that the nonce is representative of how many transfers an account has made and is 0 at the start on the mainnet. However, on testnets, such as the now decommissioned Morden where it was 2^20 I ...
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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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Connection of web3 with Ropsten

How do I connect my web3 to ropsten network. I know how to pass the url of ropsten netwrok in web3 instance in my script tag but when i try to to console.log(web3.eth.defaultaccount) it gives me ...

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