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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 a list of active monero full nodes?

Is there a list of active Monero full nodes? Something like Bitnodes for Bitcoin that maintains a list of IP addresses for currently active Monero nodes.
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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 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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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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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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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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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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How can I use Monero without syncing the blockchain?

Suppose I have a computer that doesn't have a lot of storage space, or suppose I don't want to wait a while for the blockchain to be synced with my computer. What can I do to use Monero faster without ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 do full nodes vs miners secure the network differently?

If I run a full node I am supposedly contributing to network security by keeping a copy of the blockchain If I mine (via pool or solo) I contribute to the network through verification of blocks How ...
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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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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?