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Questions tagged [mining-pool-setup]

questions about setting up a mining pool

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Relation between monero jobs (blob) and new blocks

When you are mining in a Monero pool (e.g.,https://minexmr.com/) you keep on receiving jobs from it. These contain the blob which, after some processing, is mined by the miners. Different jobs ...
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How and where to provide test hash input for XMRig Monero CPU miner and make the cryptonight algorithm to run?

I checked our this Monero hash test in this post: Where can I find some test inputs and outputs for the CryptoNight (Monero PoW) hash algorithm? This site has test hash inputs: https://github.com/...
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How to simulate (or set up) localhost as a mining pool for XMRig miner?

I am trying to run Xmrig miner to run without connecting to an online mining pool. Is it possible to simulate a mining pool (authentication and wallet) using localhost in windows? My goal is not to ...
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Using downloaded raw blockchain Setting up XMRig CPU miner (Monero)

I have compiled and built a release using Visual Studio based on the windows-build guide on the github repository. Using the xmrig.exe file I set up the option of -o as localhost:80. But this is the ...
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What's the purpose of email address in pool mining config?

First time setting up monero miner, I see pools require wallet address, worker name and email address. What's the purpose of this email address? Nanopool's help page says YOUR_EMAIL - your email ...
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Monero Dev XMR Address

I created my pool but I want to make sure that my dev address is correct. What is the Monero Dev address?
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From how much hashpower one may consider starting a public mining pool?

I have a small mining farm, mining in a public pool. I plan to increase the hashpower of the farm in the coming months. I also consider starting a public mining pool and move my hashpower to the new ...
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Please help - Monero-Universal-Pool Admin Wallet Fail { }

I’m messing with monero-universal-pool and I have the blockchain synced, the wallet RPC going (at log level=2 and just showing green DEBUGSs and blue info/blocks received INFO, and I can connect ...
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Monero mining set-up with GPU 8*NP106

I have 8 GPUs of the model NP106 and I have been trying to use them for a monero rig. Is there any way I can use ccminer or claymore even though they are not GTX or AMD build. Would appreciate your ...
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What are hardware requirements to run a small mining pool?

Im planning on setting up a small Monero or DigitalNote minig pool just for fun. If for example, 10 people connect to that pool, what would be the hardware requirements for it (CPU, RAM and storage)? ...
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Cryptonight mining on Raspberry Pi

Recently I found out about cryptonight algorithms, Bytecoin in specific. I have about 20 Raspberry Pi’s here and I would like to know if cryptonight mining is possible on ARM processors. I am also ...
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How quick will I see my mining profit?

I'm a Monero Noob. I don't want to flood this forum with Noob questions. Is there a "best" place to go and get all the info I need on setting up a wallet and mining? Continue reading if you like, ...
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Starting a new pool. questions about payout levels

We are still in a closed testing phase making sure our hardware and software are working properly. I would like to ask the community if setting payouts to a very low value like 0.01 is a smart thing ...
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Wrong monero wallet adress (claymore, nanopool)

I wonder what I'm doing wrong when I try to mine monero with claymore and nanopool. See pic below. I've written in my base adress and my payment id. Is there something I do not understand?
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Set up miner R9 290X

Nicehash has been hacked and I know my R9 290X had highest profit on cryptonight hence monero. Where and how do I set up a new miner for monero in the best way? I used to have >700H/s. I'm unable to ...
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Why can't a pool find block after the hard fork

I know that it's my problem, but I don't have any idea what happened. Here are my pool stats(private pool): Here are the stats before the fork: Early on, all was good. A few days before the hard ...
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Help to Setup a Monero mining farm $4000 Budget

After to try some pools and alt cryptocoins by some weeks, I'm now really serious about to make a Monero farm because I believe in this potential, Monero is Awesome! Today I mine in DwarfPool, just ...
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Is there a fork of node-multi-hashing that is able to compile with nodejs > 0.10?

I'm messing with old node-cryptonote-pool code. I would like to upgrade nodejs (currently sitting on 0.10.48) but when I'm changing the node version I cannot do npm update. Package node-multi-...
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Hiding TCP traffic for Monero miners

Using Wireshark I have noticed that the stratum protocols transmits the JSON strings without encryption. Is the amount of network traffic high when mining monero? Is it possible that the continuos tcp ...
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Does setting the maxDiff on my private pool to a relatively low number hurt my pool's chances of solving a block?

That's the main question. The rest below is an explanation as to why I'm asking that question. I'm running Clintar's pool software for my private pool. I've noticed that no matter what port I connect ...
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MoneroPool help

I'm new to mining and would like some help with moneropool. Can someone tell me if the server is down. It is stating that my hash rate is 7.8 but there is no update on pending hash rate. It was ...
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How do you add support for (server side) SSL/TLS mining?

Basically, the title. I run a small pool and want to add SSL/TLS support for miners. I tried making openssl manage the connection and pipe it locally to the correct port, but that doesn't work. Any ...
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Pool setup on OSX for testing

I have built a pool on debian and amazon's redhat. However I'm dealing with a problem compiling the "Cryptonote-Util" npm package. Getting some pecualiar errors like: no memember named 'unique_ptr' ...
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Monero pool configuration

I am trying to configure a pool using node-cryptonote-pool. I have a few questions about how to setup config.json. This section in particular: Code And even more specifically, these lines: "...
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How can I improve performance of my pool?

I've been running a small pool with friends for several days with few blocks mined (yay!). I am running Clintar's fork of the pool code: https://github.com/clintar/cryptonote-xmr-pool Now I know the ...
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How to limit CPU load on mining pool

My pool's CPU load is too high. It has a 24 thread CPU. What is a good solution to use other servers to share the load calculation or together ?
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What happens to pool server if redis data is lost?

I was looking at http://cryptonotemining.org/ and it looks really easy to set up. I'm wondering what the ramifications would be if redis lost some data? I'm not too worried about total data loss. But ...
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What stops the miner or the pool owner from cheating?

Jafar the malevolent pool owner checks for solved blocks, any only allows a percentage to go to the pool bounty, and the remainder going to his personal secret bounty. To the miner, it is ...
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How can I get slush's scoring code from zone's code to work in clintars code?

This returns null: redisClient.hget(config.coin + ':stats', 'lastBlockFound', function(error, result) And is making the score calcuation for each share = 0. Context: clintars code is nice because ...
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cryptonote-universal-pool Stratum authentication failed

I'm trying to setup the mining pool using https://github.com/fancoder/cryptonote-universal-pool (please do not suggest to use https://github.com/zone117x/node-cryptonote-pool because I also used that ...
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What resources are required for running a Monero mining pool?

What are the approximate resource costs of running a Monero mining pool for the following number of users: 10 users 100 users 1000 users Additionally, it is most efficient to run the mining pool ...
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How does one go about setting up a mining pool?

There are already a number of mining pools out for Monero, are there instructions or software that people can use to set up their own mining pool?