Questions tagged [full-node]

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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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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are my hardware suitable to run a node?

total newby here with no experience running a node, my rig is an HP T630 Thin Client with Windows IO T installed, since internal drive is 32GB SSD i intend to use an 500GB SSD externally linked via 3....
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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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Old Wallet Cache file Renamed and can be Restored later?

Have up to date monero wallet on Mac. Have local node. Blockchain synced. Wallet NOT sync. Eventually went to `restore height'. Put in date. Clicked ok. Went to `Rescan Wallet cache' Then got ...
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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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Running a Monero Node on Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) with no incoming connections

Is there any point in having monerod daemon running all the time without any open ports for incoming? Does it still help the Monero network by providing a node or is it pointless? I am unable to ...
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I run a full monero node, is there a way to see my node on the network? Can I mark my node some how?

I'm running a monero full node. Is there a way to see my node on the network? Is there a way to label my node that others can also see it. Say i wanted to label it as: "Free Open Monero v13 Node"
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Monerd error on rpc-bind to make a public node

I set my rpc-bind-ip=x.x.x.x in my bitmonero.conf file and used my public IP addres. But I am getting this error: ERROR default src/rpc/rpc_args.cpp:80 --rpc-bind-ip permits inbound unencrypted ...
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How much traffic does the simplewallet use?

Lets assume I want to start to sync from the last 10.000 blocks. What does the wallet need to refresh from the monero daemon or remote node? Something like block headers? How big is that that needs ...
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Hosting a Remote Node

Are there specific parameters you need to use in order to host a remote node for the Wallet gui? how does one host a remote note?
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Can't connect to my full node outside my local network

I've been having trouble connecting to my monero remote note from outside my local network. This is the command I've been using to launch the daemon: monerod.exe --data-dir E:/bitmonero --rpc-bind-...
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Syncing my full node - only connects to 1 peer

So I get the following error while trying to sync my full node: https://gyazo.com/fb60b6b862f08d95abbe702b85ec6be4 Basically it seems like I'm only connecting to one node, and rejecting all the ...
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Personal Node on Server 2012 R2

I'd like to run a personal node on existing infrastructure, which already provides peer2site VPN connection. So I installed Monero GUI on the Server and synced blockchain. Now I want to connect to ...
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Does it make sense to run two nodes in order to disguise your identifiable information?

I'm repeatedly encountering statements related to passive monitoring. Like that: If you send XMR frequently to another person, an attacker passively monitoring both parties will know with increasing ...
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How to nodes discover other nodes?

How do nodes/wallets know what is the IP of the "nearby" node running monerod. How do they discover other nodes?
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Transferred Monero from Shapeshift, want to send to different address

I used Shapeshift to convert BTC to XMR, and then had the XMR send to my Monero Desktop Wallet. This was the first time I used this. I noticed I had to sync, before the balance will show, but I don't ...
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Best method of speeding up Monero downloading / syncing of the xmr blockchain?

My node is 8000 blocks behind, and its taking quite a while to sync. Is there a faster way to sync / download the Monero blockchain?
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Is there a way to know how many people are using my public remote node?

I am running a public remote node along with a network crawler (xmr.be) and I would like to know how many people are using my node to sync their wallet. The only metric that the daemon is giving me ...
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What are the differences between incoming/outgoing connections?

If I understood correctly, a connection is outgoing if it was initiated by my node, otherwise it is incoming. Therefore, I was under the impression that with a fully synced blockchain, you should have ...
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What is the purpose of running a Monero node?

Why should I keep a Monero node running? Will I be making profit from network fees from transfers?
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How to setup own remote Monero node with maximum security / anonymity?

I'm interested in setting up my own remote monero node for personal use on a home computer running OSX. According to this guide all I need to do is setup an SSH-connection with a command line which ...
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How do I check if monerod is up to date

Is there a way to tell if a node I am running is "current" along with the rest of the network? For example, if I am checking transactions against my node, how do I first ensure that my node's copy of ...
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Mining intermittently throughout the day

New to this and on a slow learning curve. Mining with cpu at approx 80-90 H/s. I only start the daemon when I am working on my computer. So on-and-off many times throughout the day. Besides being ...
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Windows users, do you want to prepare your OS to use full node wallet, solve some sync issues and make your chaindata less likely to be corrupted?

Get to read this before using your Windows wallet-gui or cli, and to fix some sync issues.
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Can you make a send transaction with a monero remote node setup?

Setting up a remote node requires access to a full node that has the entire blockchain downloaded right? So does this mean my remote node can do everything as if it had the full blockchain downloaded?...
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Does the --hide-my-port option reduce traffic?

While trying to maintain a local full Monero or Aeon node with limited bandwith available, does the --hide-my-port option reduce traffic (even if no port forwarding is enabled at the router)?
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How to connect to my own remote node?

I'm trying to connect to my own remote node by running ./monero-wallet-cli --daemon-address <my ip>:18081 but this command fails: Daemon either is not started or wrong port was passed The ...
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Troubleshooting monerod segmentation fault

I was running a fresh monero full node through it first synchronization. After a long while through the synchronization noticed the daemon became stuck synchronizing a particular block, so I orderly ...
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Does running a full node becomes harder as the blockchain grows?

I'm wondering if a larger blockchain means that running a full node is computationally harder, i.e. requires more resources? (maybe more verifications should be done?)
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How can I run a node with fluffy blocks enabled?

Now that fluffy blocks (compact blocks) are enabled with release 0.11.0.0, how can I enable them on my node?