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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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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 ...
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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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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?
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How many active nodes currently are there mining daily in monero?

Recently, I'm working on some simulations targeting monero mainnet, and want to make them as close as possible to that in the mainnet. To set up the environment for simulations, the number of nodes ...
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Difference between --rpc-bind-ip 0.0.0.0, or loopback, or actual IP

I run a node from home. I use --rpc-bind-ip as a daemon flag, with my internal/LAN IP address as the argument. With this setup, I can access my node from wallets on different computers inside my LAN....
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Can a full Monero node be restricted to run only at specific times?

I have an ISP that provides 5000GB of data to use between 1am and 7am. Is there any way to run the full node, but run it only during that time period? I don't have any data to spare during the day, ...
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Why does my monerod always consume all the RAM?

I have a 24/7 full-node of 10.3.1 on win7 x64 It runs with --restricted-rpc --block-sync-size 10 --rpc-bind-ip xx.xx.xx.xx --confirm-external-bind --data-dir C:\Users\user\Documents\XMRdb --add-...
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How do I start the monerod daemon as a remote node with a username and password requirement to connect to it?

I'd like to restrict my remote node so that only certain people can connect to it when they'd like to sync their wallet. How can I set up a username and password with my monerod daemon, so that people ...
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What are the 'Login (optional)' fields for in the GUI settings?

There are 'Username' and 'Password' fields in the GUI settings. What are they for?
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Monero GUI Changing from host node to local node

I have deposited coins into my Monero GUI wallet prior to the completion of full node synchronization. My coins are not visible and synchronization is very slow for me, currently 5 days with still ...
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What does Monero's scaling roadmap look like

I know Monero is dynamically scalable, but everyone knows that simply increasing blocksize does not make a blockchain scale. Nodes will still need to download the entire blockchain to function. The ...
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Error when launching (--rpc-bind-ip) monerod with external IP address: Failed to bind server

I thought I would try and set up a remote node, but I'm getting errors: $ ./monerod --rpc-bind-ip 31.xxx.xxx.xxx --restricted-rpc --confirm-external-bind 2017-05-30 10:47:13.002 INFO global ...
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Failing unit test for full node. How serious is it?

Hi I have successfully built monerod from github source (by this I mean that cmake did not report any errors). However, running make release-test gave me the following output: Test project /home/<...
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Monero Height at a standstill

My Height seems to be stuck here 335459/335459 (100.0%) on mainnet But when I check the current height online it's 1289240 Could someone help me?
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Syncronisation problem on Geekbox running node from SD card

I have a Geekbox (geekbox.tv) and I'm trying to run a full node on it. I installed the Lubuntu 14.04 only OS (removed the Android partitions), but considering that only gives 14GB of hard drive space, ...
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Do nodes authenticate other nodes for p2p purposes? (re: incoming connections)

What I'm getting at is... what happens if an attacker/bad actor/etc were to see that I'm running a node and that I'm allowing incoming connections? To what extent is my computer exposed by port ...
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Miner publishes a block to the network with a lag

I just noticed that a pool has "retained" a new block for quite a long time. See snapshot below where the block was found 3 minutes ago but still not pushed to the network (my own node was not seeing ...
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Question on understanding monerod command Flush_txpool and the bug that resulted

Now that I've been running a node consistently now, I've been trying to understand the commands given listed in 'help'. Recently, I noticed a tx id that has sat in the mempool for over a day. First, ...
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Does the network benefit more from a local full node than through a VPS?

Not having much technical background, I was wondering if there is an actual difference running it locally (99% uptime) or on a VPS, on terms of how much benefit the network gains from it? (Considering ...
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How to use the full node?

I am new to Monero but have read some documentation and have read that it is recommended to use the full node and so I installed it to my PC. The problem is the I got no idea how to send money or ...