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A device on the internet running the monero software, with a full copy of the monero blockchain, actively assisting the monero network in maintenance of that blockchain.

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Clearnet local node or Tor remote node

My threat model involves state-sponsored attacks. I would host my local node over Tor, but Tor simply does not have the bandwidth to sync it in a reasonable time. Would it be better for more to use a ...
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MDB_Corrupted, >monerod command always failing mid sync. Fails after arbitrary and different periods during each attempt

here is an example of my most recent error: 2024-04-19 05:38:20.807 I Synced 200392/3130513 (6%, 2930121 left) 2024-04-19 05:38:20.893 I Synced 200492/3130513 (6%, 2930021 left) 2024-04-19 05:38:20....
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Couldn't connect to daemon 127.0.0.1:18081 - tails os - windows machine

I see a lot of people saying that their wallet started working and then stopped. My wallet never started working. I got this error once getting it set up, found the log and it is stuck there. I ...
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Your node is 2540154 blocks behind (9.7 years) - even though it is not?

I get this message that my node is 9.7 years behind even though it is at the current height. Does this just mean that this IP is trying to send me wrong block height data? LOG: IP.Address:18080[OUT] ...
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Monero directory vs .bitmonero lmdb

I have two folders, ~/monero and ~/.bitmonero In ~/monero/'~'/monero/.monero/lmdb (180gb~ data.mdb) with a recent file date, means it's being used and updated In ~/.bitmonero there's ~/.bitmonero/lmdb ...
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Can other people who have full access to my local network see my node/traffic that my node causes on the network

I want to try running a full node on my schools network but if its too visible I would rather not
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Monero daemon incoming connections disabled even with open firewall - error : "Incoming connections disabled, enable them for full connectivity"

Heeeeeeeeeeyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa guys, My monero daemon running on linux displays from time to time the message "Incoming connections disabled, enable them for full ...
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Only 90% of Blockchain Downloads, Sync is Slow

I need(ed) to generate wallet addresses and being new to working with cryptocurrencies, the initial research I did about how to generate wallets (via the official documentation) told me that running a ...
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Monerod created a transaction with no sender and 0 fee, still this transaction was confirmed

Somehow happend, that after regular request to the RPC for creating a new transaction, my local node created transaction that has no sender and 0 fee, but this transaction on current has over 6k ...
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Its been 2 1/2 weeks and my node still hasnt synced. running on windows with Monero GUI wallet it has been stuck on last portion for majority

Its been 2 1/2 weeks and my node still hasnt synced. running on windows with Monero GUI wallet it has been stuck on last portion for majority. I have triple checked and opened ports 18080 intially on ...
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How does running a node benefit the network?

If I have the full node on my hard drive and the node daemon running, is there anything else I have to configure to benefit the Monero network? Do I have to configure a domain name for others to ...
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How do I connect the Monero daemon to a remote node? [duplicate]

Not requiring access to the full blockchain, looking to use a remote node as here: How do I connect monero-wallet-cli to a remote node? For the cli wallet, how can the daemon be configured to use a ...
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How to configure the daemon to use a remote node?

Two questions on using a remote node as below: nicholas@mordor:~/monero4$ nicholas@mordor:~/monero4$ monero-wallet-cli --daemon-address node.moneroworld.com:18089 This is the command line monero ...
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How to run a node without validating the blockchain?

How someone can run a node without validating whole Monero blockchain? This can be useful for who wants to run a node on slower disks like HDDs.
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Error message Daemon failed to start V.0.18.1.2 Windows 10

2022-12-01 05:14:51.471 11112 INFO logging contrib/epee/src/mlog.cpp:273 New log categories: *:WARNING,net:FATAL,net.http:FATAL,net.ssl:FATAL,net.p2p:FATAL,net.cn:FATAL,daemon.rpc:FATAL,global:...
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What is an effective way to test a new public node on your own LAN?

I followed CoinCashew's instructions to build a public node. I'd like to use it. The command ss | grep 18081 | less shows that there are no connections on that port, and ss | grep 18080 | less shows ...
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Do I need (in) connections (eg: port 18080 open) in order to participate in Dandelion++?

Do I need to have (in) connections for Dandelion++ to work? For example, having port 18080 open. I currently only have 12(out)+1(in) connections, with an open 18080 port. Will I get more (in) ...
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Has anyone tried storing the Monero blockchain on remote network storage?

I'm wondering about different ways that the blockchain could be stored to make it cheaper for people. Just wondering if anyone has tried running a node with the blockchain data stored remotely (e.g. ...
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Cant seem to get mining started

I'm using the Low Graphics Mode GUI Daemon is synchronized Network status = Connected Wallet blocks remaining: 456 Under Solo Mining I click on 'Use recommended number of threads' which sets it to 2 ...
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How to resolve the "Illegal instruction (core dumped)" error on Raspberry Pi 4 using 64-bit Ubuntu server

After following the answer to my previous question, I downloaded ARMv8 binaries to my Raspberry Pi 4 machine, running 64 bit Ubuntu server OS. This is the uname -a output on the terminal: ubuntu@...
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Which download file should I use for setting up a node in Raspberry Pi 4?

I want to setup a node at home using Raspberry Pi 4. I am running 64-bit Ubuntu server OS on it. Which monero download file should I pick, Linux ARMv8 or Linux ARMv7 ?
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Local node crash during solo mining

Monero lovers. Recently I decided to mine Monero on my own and for this I installed a Full node with all blockchain. To install the node, I used a local computer with os: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS with an e5 ...
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Is this an optimal setup for solo mining XMR?

I know it's possible to solo mine XMR using XMRig through some pools, but I'd like to try to solo mining on my own, with no pools involved. As I have the intention to set up a public full node using ...
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Is there any build options that compiles monerod better optimized for x86-64?

Frustrated in my intention to contribute to the network with a public full node. I encountered lot of problems with the blockchain replication using monerod. I've tried for few days to get monerod ...
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Download local node to USB stick

I want to download the blockchain so that I have independence from remote nodes. Because I want to use tails OS , I'd like to keep all data on the USB-Stick. ( booting live with persistence) Can this ...
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How can I create a simple private pool for tracking hashes for me and my friends trying to mine a block by ourselves?

For context, me and my friends have assembled a little mining group for fun and we currently mine whatever is most profitable on cpu and gpu to the same address on the same pools. I programmed a ...
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Issues starting Oxen Node after installing debs package on a fresh server

I'm trying to setup a Monero forked project: Oxen and doing a fresh install of its node on a new ubuntu 20.4 machine. I'm following these instructions https://docs.loki.network/ServiceNodes/...
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Afraid I lost my XMR, balance not updating. Please help

I'm running Oxygen Orion v0.17.1.9 on Tails/a Ledger device. I set it up as a full node originally. My daemon syncs and runs just fine, as far as I can tell. When connected to remote node, my wallet ...
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Monerod constantly in sync by lagging behind 2 blocks

I have been running my own Monero Node (Monerod) for some weeks now and it worked perfectly. However, today my Node get stuck in the constant sync limbo at exactly 99.9%. It was always 2 blocks behind ...
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Synchronizing and p2pstate.bin, GUI wallet

Hello I have 2 questions after recently downloading the monero blockchain to a whonix instance. I am using the GUI wallet. When I log into the wallet I get "Daemon is synchronized" but the ...
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Trying to get a local node running on tails

I tried to make a local node on my tails persistent storage using this guide : https://www.reddit.com/r/Monero/comments/h8pbc2/guide_setting_up_a_monero_full_node_on_tails/ when i start the app image ...
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Adding misc text values onto the get_info page of a public node

Public nodes have a get_info page like this: http://node.xmrbackb.one:28081/get_info Is there a way to add in my own custom values? Say I wanted to add my monero address or an email to that list. How ...
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How to increase monero node connectivity?

I have a server in Germany with a monero node running. 1) I want my node to be informed about the appearance of a new block as faster as possible. 2) I also want other nodes to be quickly informed ...
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Monero on Tails OS - Connection Errors Download Node

I am trying to run the Monero wallet in Tails using the Guide to creating a Monero GUI wallet in Tails. I run the following iptables command from within the extracted Monero wallet: sudo iptables -I ...
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How do I run a remote node on windows (so I can connect mobile wallets to my own node)

I couldn't find a detailed answer specifically for Windows users. What is the simplest way to get a Windows 10 full node able to accept a connection from a mobile wallet so I can connect to a node I ...
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Is running a full node on an HDD bad for the network?

I've got an HDD that I sometimes run a full node on, but since HDD's are slow, I'm thinking it might slow down the network rather than speed it up. Does it make much of a difference past the initial ...
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Is there a way to see all the transactions coming through my Monero node?

I'm running monerod on my Ubuntu server and if I create a transaction using Monerujo using my node to process it, can I see it in my monerod console? If not, how can I see the transactions going ...
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Trouble setting up Local Node on Tails

I'm trying to run the commands to download the blockchain to an external drive in Tails. I tried to put a folder for the blockchain on an ext4 partition but it won't let me write to it so I thought I ...
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Is it possible to connect to multiple remote nodes?

A big drawback with connecting to a remote node is adding a central point of failure by trusting that node. Being able to connect to multiple remote nodes would reduce this significantly - is this ...
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How do I handle "WARNING: You may not have a high enough lockable memory limit, see ulimit -l"?

Upon running monero-wallet-cli after a fresh master build of Monero 'Boron Butterfly' (v0.14.1.0-5fbfa8a) I received the message: WARNING: You may not have a high enough lockable memory limit, see ...
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I want to run a node. Is it better for the community for me to run it at home, or on a VPS?

As the title says, I want to run my own node. I own a few domain names, so I was considering running it on a VPS and pointing a domain to it. However, that will cost me about $20/month for the VPS+...
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How can I check the network usage of my Monero node?

I would like to check the network use of my Monero node (daemon). I would like to see the average upload and download speeds, and I would like to see the total amount of data (eg: in MB, GB, TB) that ...
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Daemon stopped syncing

I am using v0.14.0.2-release on Windows, and launching the monerod daemon with ./monerod.exe --block-sync-size=10 --data-dir=/f/.monero/ syncs correctly up to height 1788144. After that, the daemon ...
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How can I back up my node efficiently?

I have two external disks, each with a copy of the Monero blockchain. Most of the time, one of the disks sits in a cupboard and its copy of the blockchain lags behind. Every few days, I plug it in and ...
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How to check a detached daemon without a wallet?

I have set a Monero node as a service on a virtual machine with --detach option to run it in the background. I can check the service status through Linux command or connect to the node with a wallet. ...
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Which is the most efficient way to run a Monero full node on a bare-metal hypervisor?

I would like to install a full Monero node on a Proxmox hypervisor. I was wondering what was the best solution (virtual server, LXC container or docker container on top of a VM) and if there were ...
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Are there other URL parameters when querying a Monero node's get_info method?

When querying a Monero node like this: http://node.supportxmr.com:18081/get_info I get the info of the node, but are there other parameters besides "get_info"? Can I pass in other data? Is there a ...
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I set up my public node to use port 18089, but why does monerod keep trying to connect to port 18081?

I have a VPS and would like to run a public node and get it indexed by moneroworld to help the network. I made the necessary changes to monerod.conf to change the port to 18089 and to restrict things ...
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What is the best way to help the Monero network?

Apart from profitability, for the Monero network it doesn't make a big difference if you solo-mine or not. This answer to Is it better to mine Monero on solo mining or joining a mining pool? ...
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Opening Port 18080 for Incoming Connections on Router

How do I make port 18080 open for incoming connections on my router on Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) for running the Monero daemon? I don't have access to the physical router in my building that I use for ...
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