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Service allowing Monero miners to pool resources in order to reduce the variance between discovering blocks. Reward are generally divided largely based on the contributed hashrate of each member of the pool, with some small percentage often being collected by the pool operator as a fee.

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Why I am not in the current window miners even with adequate hash rate?

Currently, I am mining on the Mini P2Pool with around 7 KH/s hash rate. I got several payouts in the previous month, but I recently noticed the Current Window Miners page where those miners were ...
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Is it not possible to run --zmq-pub with the --rpc-restricted parameter?

I have tried different combinations and it looks like --zmq-pub for p2pool can only be pointed to a monerod that is ran regular with bounded port on 18081.
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What is relation of job target and nonce in pool mining

When I was reading some miner code I saw a piece and found it was related to the nonce's value, but I was not able find out whether it is proportional or not. If not, then what is it's relation to the ...
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I have two rigs running XMRig, SupportXMR only shows one worker

I have set up two separate rigs to mine XMR. Both run the latest version and have almost the same configuration. I have set them to point to the SupportXMR pool. I have checked and double checked my ...
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Multiple questions about sending Job to miner

So I have a mining pool that is able to call RPC methods from my node. I can connect my miners to my pool only now I am stuck at the part where I need to sent/validate work to/from the miner. I'm ...
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Why do I need to open port 18083 when setting up p2pool mining?

Is there an explanation as to what the command below is doing? Why does this port need to be opened? --zmq-pub tcp://127.0.0.1:18083 from: https://p2pool.io/#help
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How to switch from solo mining to pool mining?

I just created my own node for the first time and opted for solo mining. I changed my mind and want to join a pool. How do I do this?
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Letting my customers mine: Security issues?

I am developing software for gamers and usually accept payments via paypal only. Since a majority of my customers are teenagers who have to count every penny, I got a great idea: I want to offer my ...
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In p2pool mining, what stops a block finder from stealing a block?

With a centralized pool, a miner uses the server's block template and since he doesn't know the whole block constructed by server, he cannot steal it. Now with decentralized p2pool mining, what stops ...
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Can a group of PCs act like a local pool?

I know what pools are for, they combine many nodes power to mine a block quicker but these are cloud pools. Could a group of PCs or mining rigs which are at the same network act like a pool and ...
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Monero stratum on yiimp pool

Is there a way to add Monero XMR to YIIMP mining pool. The randomx.conf at /var/stratum/config is below. [TCP] server = testpool.online port = 8888 password = {password} [SQL] host = localhost ...
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Miner is waiting a long time for new jobs

I have implemented a custom RandomX Pool miner with C++ which even outperforms XMRig. However after submitting a share the miner does not always get a new job instantly. Sometimes it takes several ...
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Mining pool found a block after three days but didn't pay me

The number of blocks found was 327 yesterday and today it is 328, which means that the pool found a block. But when I check my GUI wallet I don't find anything. There are no transactions in my wallet ...
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Can you lose your mined XMR from a pool?

In the past I had generated a wallet and used that address to mine in a pool (minexmr). I had mined for a couple of months and I remember that I gather a "substantial" amount. However, I ...
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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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What is the bare minimum to mine?

What are pools used for and what Linux x86 program could I use to mine Monero?
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Are the blocks mined by a wallet shown as transaction?

How can one be sure that a wallet address has mined 1 or more xmr blocks? Do they show as transactions or is there any way to confirm? I ran a wallet with monero wallet cli and upon running ...
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How to set up a mining pool on Ubuntu 20.04?

I know a similar question has already been asked, but it was 3 years ago, so I asked the question again so that the methods are relevant
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Wordpress :: mining with user's CPU

We are in 2020 and I was having a look at this post from 2018 which describes 3 WordPress plug-in we might use to mine Bitcoins through users CPU: Simple Monero miner: needs subscription to https://...
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About shares in mining pool

I know that profits are assigned by the shares. But I want to know some details about computing the share. For example, I get a job with difficulty 25000 to solve: Do I need to finish 25000 times of ...
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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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Can the expected reward from the block template differ from a actual one after mining?

As we know, we can find a value expected_reward in a response of a request getblocktemplate to a monerod. Following the documentation: expected_reward - unsigned int; Coinbase reward expected to be ...
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What's the easiest way to create a unique job for every worker of monero mining pool?

There are several mining pool servers. Each server polls monerod for a new job. I want to generate a unique job on each server for all the workers of my distributed pool. It is very important to ...
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What is the best way to mine Monero on Macbook Pro?

I have started mining Monero using the MineXMR pool and an XMRig miner. I have done some calculations and found that, at my current rate of roughly 800H/s, it would take me four years to mine one coin....
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How to mine Monero on Ubuntu 18.04?

I tried to mine on Ubuntu but it didn't work. please tell me the right way to mine on Ubuntu. Also I got a problem while registering on https://supportxmr.com/: its home page is not like same which I ...
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Is it possible to check which of the last blocks is mined by me?

Input: monero_addr - address of my wallet that I specified in my miner's config. Output: [2045661, 2045650, 2045630, ...] - block's heights that was mined by me. In which direction should I move to ...
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Validate a job's result in a proxy pool

I'm writing my own proxy pool implementation. I have problem with share verification. I received a job from upsteam mining pool: job={ "blob": "...
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How to calculate job target in hex

I received a mining job with target = f3220000. My XMRig miner logged the following statement: new job from ... diff 480045 algo rx/0 height 2027084 I want to find answers to the following ...
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Mining with XMRig, what are "expired" shares?

So I'm pool mining RandomX using XMRig, and I often see that along with the increasing "accepted" shares, the "expired" shares are also increasing. What does that mean? Am I running the miner ...
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Track all rewards issued to a Monero mining pool

I am a newbie, running a test pool on Monero mainnet. At 15k hash rate, it yielded a block in approximately 48 hours. Now the pool is running at an average 50k hash rate and has generated no blocks in ...
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About mining pool selection

I am looking at some different pools. Is it true that the larger the hashrate that the mining pool has, the greater the amount of mining? So should I use a pool with a high hash rate?
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Cant't find out where replace the nonce to get a blob hash

I'm trying to understand the basics of mining and have a very specific question about hashing a blob. When I start a miner and capture the packets, I get a job from the pool and then the work ...
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Is the code freeze affecting mining?

Is the code freeze preventing xmr-stak from running correctly? I have been away for a little bit and just tried to boot up my miner, but I keep getting "result rejected by the pool" displayed.
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I want to understand mining commands. I'm new

commands to find out if I found a block in the xmrig mining software, I'm lost with too many commands I'm new I want to learn what all the commands that appear in the mining software mean
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Can a xmr proxy mine without a pool?

I have several computers at home. I can join all of them through a xmr proxy to be seen as a user but I have been told that to mine I need to join a pool. I know the advantages of mining through a ...
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Pool vs proxy for 1000 users?

In my firm, we are going to create a pool or proxy to mine Monero. We have more or less 1000 clients interested in the idea, but, there's something I need to clear up before doing anything. I have ...
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I can't reproduce a hash sent from a miner [javascript]

I'm looking at nodejs-pool and this is what I extracted from it to verify the hash sent by the miner: // All the variables are self explanatory const cnUtil = require("cryptonote-util"); ...
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Validate the result of a job sent by a miner

I'm implementing my own mining pool and I need to know how the result of a job obtained from a miner is validated. I looked at the snipa22's code but have a small doubt. When sending a job to miner: ...
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Steps to generate a job for miners using a mining pool

I'm working on building a mining pool from scratch and it'd be really helpful if someone explained the steps to generate a job for miners. Let's say I have 10 miners connected to my pool, what are the ...
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Code a mining pool from scratch

I'm looking for resources to get me started on coding a mining pool from scratch. I know there are several mining pool implementations and it's reinventing the wheel, but I want to do it so I can ...
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Background mining + monero-wallet-cli + pool?

Is it possible to launch the monero-wallet-cli for mining with the experimental background-mining feature on? And would it be possible to connect to a pool for that? Basically I just want my CPU ...
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Is it possible to solo mine Monero (XMR) using AMD and Nvidia GPUs in the same rig?

I've been looking into this a lot over the past 2 days. I have found ways to use AMD and Nvidia GPUs in a mining pool (XMR-stak), but I haven't been able to find any info on solo mining with both of ...
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Is it better to mine Monero on solo mining or joining a mining pool?

Considering fees and profits, but also the best thing for the Monero network, which is the most valuable solution? Also, is it depending on hardware and hashrate power? Thanks in advance.
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Can miners see sender's information?

The recipient cannot see the sender's wallet address, but can a miner see the sender's wallet address? Can the miners see the IP address of the sender? Moreover, what information of the sender can ...
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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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Correlation between transaction vout key and an address

I'm working on a more robust implemenatation for a mining pool to figure out what the actual amount was it received from a block's reward. Retrieving a block using getblock includes the miner_tx ...
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Can pool miners update early and then the pool software will automatically ask its workers for new POW when necessary?

Many people mine Monero in a pool. Monero has recently changed its proof of work, and it is about to do so again. There may be more changes to its proof of work in the future. When miners update ...
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Mining at pool: All results are rejected

All results are rejected by the pool. I tried to restart many times but that didn't help. It used to work in the same setting before.
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How to hash a blob from monero pool?

I am trying to program my own miner using a node.js server (this is for learning/exploration, not profitability). I am subscribed to a monero pool socket and am receiving jobs like this: { jsonrpc: ...
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how to estimate profit from pools?

For what I've seen so far this topic hasn't been adressed before. In my case I have a crap computer with an intel i3 with a hash rata around 27h/s. Obviously there is no way to make profit with such ...
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