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Devices connected to the Monero network. Nodes that enforce all network rules are classified as full-nodes

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How can I split my local blockchain node during initial sync on my fast SSD to reduce the storage overhead?

I have a fast 120GB SSD and several other larger hard drives. The hard drives are extremely slow to sync to, so I want to use my SSD to sync, however, because of system files which cannot be moved (I ...
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What is the path to the blockchain for a pruned node in the GUI wallet?

I went to the advanced section for the GUI and set the path for the node as: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ ls -hal Monero/lmdb/ total 11G drwx------ 2 nicholas nicholas 4.0K Jun 5 00:47 . ...
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If transaction amounts are hidden, how can nodes and miners confirm whether I have enough monero in my wallet to send the amount I want to send? [duplicate]

Basically, suppose I want to send 1 Monero to a random address that I found. If I were to write my own Monero client wallet that didn't perform any validation whatsoever and just broadcast any ...
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Should I prune "From Scratch" or should I prune "From going forward", using the GUI version 0.17.1.9, and why?

I've tried and tried to run my full node about 15 different times over 3 weeks now. It just goes too slow and never syncs. I can never find the answers I need to figure out my personal situation with ...
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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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Could recent DoS attacks be avoided if Dandelion was not implemented?

Dandelion or Dandelion++ was not implemented in Bitcoin because few bitcoin devs thought it could result in DoS attacks: https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/a/81504/ I was reading the blog post https://...
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Does running 2 Monero nodes behind the same LAN help the Monero network?

I've got two machines running seeds/nodes for other projects, and one of them runs a Monero node as well. If I put a Monero node on the other machine, and it's behind the same IP, does it help the ...
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Can an ISP swap out Monero's default peers? Would this be detectable?

As I understand, P2P networks work by first connecting to a fixed set of peers and learning about other peers based on them. Since those peers are hardcoded into the Monero software, could a malicious ...
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How does a wallet using a remote node select ring members?

If I'm going to have decoys in my transactions, I need to know about them somehow. How does Monero prevent the remote node I'm connected to from feeding me known ring members, effectively ruining that ...
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How to reduce the CPU consumption of my Monero node?

I have both a testnet and mainnet node running on my Intel i7 CPU, and the CPU is completely maxed out, leaving little room for my other services. Given that the nodes are both in complete sync, what ...
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How should I approach the issue that bans do not persist after ending the monerod process?

I've been manually banning peers that are (a) clogging up my logs and (b) taking away space that would otherwise be used for legitimate in_peer connections (which I have limited for data usage reasons)...
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What ports should I forward on my router to be most useful to the network?

I'm running monerod --rpc-bind-port 18081 --restricted-rpc, and want other people to be able to sync off my nodes. If I port-forward on my router, which ports should I open? Edit: According to https:/...
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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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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 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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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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What are some reliable public monero nodes one can connect to using their Monerujo app?

Many times some public nodes are down and I don't want to connect to non-known public ones as shown in the monerujo app. Or does it not provide a risk at all? What are some public monero nodes one ...
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How to Generate monero wallet on server-side(node.js) or locally?

Already looking around for a few days, but can't find solution. Found this awesome repo: https://github.com/moneromooo-monero/monero-wallet-generator/blob/master/monero-wallet-generator.html. But it'...
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Suspicious connections - Having issues with the GUI under Debian by connection to a public remote node - PC hangs

Having a Windows client with local node - works perfect. When trying to connect with the Debian client to a remote node (eu.node.moneroworld.com at port 18089) the pc hangs immediately and cinnamon ...
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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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monero-wallet-cli Remote Mining Intermittently works

I am mining Monero using Remote Nodes. To mine, I use the following command: sudo ./monero-wallet-cli --daemon-address eu.node.moneroworld.com:18089 --trusted-daemon The nodes are from moneroworld....
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Monero Fork Seed Nodes

There is no Monero Forking guide so started by using the original CryptoNote documentation (https://cryptonotestarter.org/inner.html). This refers to the following reference for registering Seed Nodes ...
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monero-wallet-cli mining hash rate

I am mining from a Remote Node using monero-wallet-cli and using the start_mining command. How do I find out the hash rate? How do I maximise the mining to use as much of the CPU as possible?
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How to tell if start_mining is mining

When I type start_mining, there is no visible indication that anything is happening. Can anyone help with with advice on how to see a visual indication that something is happening? Note, balance says ...
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MoneroWorld Remote Nodes Not Working

I am mining Monero using Remote Nodes. To mine, I use the following command: sudo ./monero-wallet-cli --daemon-address eu.node.moneroworld.com:18089 --trusted-daemon The nodes are from moneroworld....
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Backup and Disaster Recovery for Monero Fork

For a clone of Monero in a production environment, what files/directories to be backed up and and what intervals?
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Migrating Monero Fork from Test to Production

When migrating from Test to Production of a Monero Fork, what needs to be considered? For example, launching the Seed Nodes in "--restricted-rpc" mode.
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Mitigating Risks of Forking Monero

When Forking Monero on GitHub, the code base becomes a public repository. The benefit of Forking as opposed to cloning into a private repository is that the link to the original code base is ...
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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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Does the ARM v6 have enough power to be a Monero node?

I have compiled Helium Hydra, Point Release 1 on a Raspberry Pi first model powered by ARM v6. It took about 10 hours to compile all, but now it's fully working and I'm able to use it like a Monero ...
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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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Running Monero Remote node

Im having some difficulty getting a remote node setup, as far as i understand all you need is a fully synced node. and then you add some start up flags to get the remote node running currently im ...
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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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I set up a remote node for moneroworld.com 3 days ago but I'm not seeing it in the DNS

I followed the instructions here https://moneroworld.com/#contribute and set up a remote node and tested tested my ports and it looks like it's working but when I check the dns for node.moneroworld....
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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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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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Number of confirmations and node location

How many number of confirmations before a Monero can be spent? Also, if there are two or more users opening the same wallet connected to a different node would a user connected to a faster node has an ...
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What is a remote node?

There has been a lot of reference to how one can use a remote Monero node for transactions. So what actually is a remote node?
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Is there any benefit to the network by running multiple full nodes from one location?

I have a bunch of spare computers lying around at home and have currently got each of them running a full node. Does this benefit the network more than running a full node on one computer only?
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Using servers to run nodes and mine [closed]

I have a few spare servers and I would really like to use them as nodes and mines to help support monero. Is this a) useful and b) worthwhile? Best, H
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Lost monero money after switching wallets

I am a monero noob, please help. I could not send funds from my MyMonero wallet, so as everyone suggested I imported the keys in the Monero GUI wallet. Problem is, it shows a 0 balance. When I tried ...
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Should one disable the Windows firewall for the Monero Wallet GUI?

I have read a report on Reddit for this YouTube video that some users apparently need to disable their Windows firewall in order to be able to use the Monero Wallet GUI. Is that really needed? I'm ...
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Can I change limit_up speed?

Default is 2047 kB/s. If I am able to increase this, would it be advantageous for the network? If I were to increase it, what would be a good number?
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Why isn't communication between wallet and daemon encrypted?

Best I've heard is that it is to encourage local nodes as using a remote node sacrifices some degree of privacy and may provide a false sense of security - is there anything more? Are there any ...
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Drawbacks of running a RPC-enabled node

Besides increased resource requirements, why would someone not want to run a RPC node?
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How can you minimize risks to your privacy when using a remote node?

If a user sends Monero through a remote node, then the remote node operator would know the originating IP of that transaction. What are the steps that a user is able to take to reduce this potential ...
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Is there any remote node list to connect simplewallet?

Someone previously asked how to connect simplewallet to a remote node here: How do I connect monero-wallet-cli to a remote node? However, is there any list of remote nodes available and their ...
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Peers often report unknown top blocks. How can I find more reliable peers?

The daemon regularly reports top blocks that are years in the past. For example (IP addresses are anonymized): 2016-Oct-23 06:13:27.789171 [P2P2][123.45.67.89:18080 OUT] SYNCHRONIZED OK 2016-Oct-23 ...
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Is there a public remote testnet node?

Similar to this public remote mainnet node? https://www.reddit.com/r/Monero/comments/4jloss/nodemonerohashcom_public_remote_node_for_your/
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