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Questions tagged [synchronization]

The process of bringing a Monero client up to date with the blocks it is missing from the block chain.

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Sync problem, couldn't connect to daemon [duplicate]

I had not connected to the network for a while and ran my GUI wallet a few days ago. I was quite behind the current blockchain. My iMAC desktop was very heavy this morning, and I wanted to exit some ...
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Monerod and wallet fully synced, not recognizing transactions made before the fork as valid

Both wallet and CLI are showing the incorrect balance after many full blockchain rescans, trying with the CLI, same result, rescan from genesis block and arbitrary block numbers, same result. Full ...
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How synchronization with a remote node works?

I'm using a remote node, but it says disconnected so I clicked start Deamon and I'm waiting so much time for it to synchronize and it's filling my disk space ? I was thinking it do not fill disk ...
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Syncing stagenet daemon

I use Monero 'Lithium Luna' (v0.12.3.0-release) CLI only. I opened another thread that might or might not be related to this one. I have 3 stagenet daemons running (for testing purpose, not on the ...
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Daemon terminates when trying to load lmdb from new location

I'm a beginner to Monero. I managed to create a ledger wallet using the monero GUI and fully sync the daemon. I also succeeded in funding my wallet. When i later wanted to try the CLI version, i used ...
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monerod --test-drop-download vs --fast-block-sync

As per the help command --test-drop-download : For net tests: in download, discard ALL blocks instead checking/saving them (very fast) --fast-block-sync arg (=1) : Sync up most of the way by ...
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Monero GUI isn't synchronizing

I open and connect to the daemon. The wallet says it's synched, but it's been two months since I've last opened the wallet. There's no way it is synching and I've sent a deposit that isn't showing ...
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Why the syncing of the wallet is very very slow?

I am new in Monero, I created a wallet address with Monero GUI, and someone transferred a little bit Monero to my address. However, I cannot see any transferred Monero in my wallet and the wallet just ...
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How can I set a wallet to use no-coinbase mode before syncing?

I am trying to configure a wallet to use refresh-type=no-coinbase. I am not entirely sure how to do this without waiting until it is done syncing. As soon as I open ./monero-wallet-cli, it asks me to ...
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Torsocks server failure when running monerod with Tor on Tails

I'm trying to run the Monero daemon (monerod) v. 0.12.2.0 with Tor on Tails 3.7.1. I'm doing exactly what is written here: Medium - Sheep’s Noob guide to Monero GUI in Tails 3.2. Basically: Download ...
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Funds transferred before daemon sync/connection lost? [duplicate]

Dear Monero Community, I transferred bitcoin to my monero wallet with godex. The transaction was done before my local node was synchronised. The height of the wallet creation is higher than the ...
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Monero GUI wallet stuck/increasing while syncing blockchain

Monero GUI wallet stuck/increasing while syncing blockchain I downloaded the Monero GUI wallet and have been attempting to sync the blockchain for a couple of days now. I left it overnight with about ...
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Can't sync to remote nodes or local node

I am using the GUI v.12 and have used it before successfully. However now for some reason I am unable to start my own local node as I receive this message: "Please check your wallet and daemon log ...
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Explanation of the Monero Daemon running arguments

I started the monero daemon via the GUI on Mac OS X. I downloaded the binary unpacked from monero-gui-mac-x64-v0.12.0.0.tar.bz2. When I do a simple $ ps aux | grep monero from the command line I get ...
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monero send not going through [duplicate]

so i sent some monero to binance from my wallet, however the txid is not appearing on xmrchain or moneroblocks it just says not found or something went wrong, however when i put in all the info into ...
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monerod v0.12.0.0 can't synchronize

I'm on Version 0.12.0.0 2018-05-10 08:03:53.066 [P2P6] INFO global src/cryptonote_core/blockchain.cpp:1464 ###### REORGANIZE on height: 1568536 of 1568547 with cum_difficulty 14490123635886036 ...
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Have Windows 64, and Norton won't let me download Monero 12 [duplicate]

I am trying to download Monero v12 from Get Monero but my antivirus keeps blocking the file, and won't let me sync the blockchain. Do you know why this is happening, and should i be concerned for ...
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trouble popping blocks to sync on correct chain

I believe im on the wrong chain even though I upgraded before the fork. Daemon log info shows its stuck on Height: 1566444/1566444 Net hash: 628.21 I am going through the fix posted here: I forgot ...
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Recent Transaction Cannot Be Found [duplicate]

I recently sent Monero from my GUI wallet to an associates GUI wallet and the funds never arrived. I followed all the processes on your thread here: How do I, as a sender, verify that my transaction ...
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monerod block height is 1,500,000 - How do i pop off 100,000 blocks and start syncing at 1,400,000 instead?

What is the monerod command to pop off a certain amount of blocks? Say I am at block 1.5 million and I want to start from 1.4 million instead. What is the monerod command for this?
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Update Issue GUI v0.12 MAC [duplicate]

I have updated yesterday April 24th to the new GUI 0.12 on Mac. I was running the old GUI until yesterday. I have some issues: It says after a few seconds Wallet is synchronized Daemon is ...
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Monero wallet not syncing properly [duplicate]

When I start the wallet it will start re-syncing the wallet blocks bar but gets stuck once it reaches the very end. Then the Daemon bar below will change from 'Daemon is synchronized' and get stuck at ...
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Using old HDD laptop for storing blockchain - slow synchronization - would an external SSD help?

I'm currently using the GUI wallet (v0.12.0.0) and have the blockchain stored on an old HDD Macbook which rarely goes online. Although it gives some purpose to an old laptop, synchronization can be ...
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Why is my wallet syncing in terminal and getting blocks yet my gui says not connected to daemon?

This is a huge problem. I sent a transaction from the older version of the gui not realizing it wasnt fully synced and needed to be uprgraded. Needless to say the transaction never made it to its ...
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0 Balance Despite confirmed transaction, remote node synced, and deleted cache

I have confirmed the transaction and output is showing as true and also connected to a remote node and daemon is showing as synchronised. Above daemon though it states the wallet is syncing and the ...
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Where to find the Monero blockchain by itself?

as many of you know it takes a huge amount of time to sync-up to a full Monero node. So what I want to do is download the blockchain(or at least most of it) so it is much quicker; and then point that ...
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blockheight unconfirmed

I'm using the new GUI and made a deposit on it from an exchange. 32 hours ago it was approved from the exchange. Since then i'm waiting to see the amount on my wallet. I can see it in the history, but ...
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I forgot to upgrade (from CLI or GUI v0.12 to CLI or GUI v0.13) and, as a result, accidentally synced to the wrong (alternative) chain

I forgot to upgrade (from CLI or GUI v0.12 to CLI or GUI v0.13) and, as a result, accidentally synced to the wrong (alternative) chain. How do I resolve this issue?
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./monero-blockchain-import --verify 0 --input-file ./blockchain.raw doesn't work

When I use the command ./monero-blockchain-import --verify 0 --input-file ./blockchain.raw it says "Failed to parse arguments: unrecognised option '--verify'"
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Why does monerod --detach return a differant block height than just running monerod?

I have monero installed on Raspbian on a Rpi3. I added monerod --detach & to the end of my /etc/rc.local. The result is that monerod --detach runs at boot, however it returns a differant block ...
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Monero GUI, cant sync wallet

after days of using it, it still hasnt finished syncing yet. And for now, it even cant connect and status is "Network status Disconnected". (Stop/start deamon simetimes failed, sometimes it start but ...
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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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Is there a way to check if wallet sees monerod over the LAN?

I have a monerod daemon running on a PC (IP 192.168.1.150) and a wallet running on another PC. Sometimes all works, sometimes not and shows: Error: wallet failed to connect to daemon I use these ...
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How do I sync 'monero.exe' and my wallet?

I just installed the monero package from monero.org and I set up a wallet. Now I'm running 'monerod.exe' and the wallet, but it says that they're not synced together... How do I fix this?
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What does the Monero wallet do during I/O bound initial sync?

Quote from How Long For Initial Sync to Complete Sync'ing speed really depends on your hardware and Internet connection. The blockchain is 20+ gigs and there's some processing that happens for ...
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Can there be something other than block verification that slows down synchronization in the end?

In this question When syncing Monero's blockchain from scratch, why does it begin fast and end slow? the answers refer to validation and verification. I've looked into Task Manager and for all ...
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Does the Monero wallet distribute the blockchain?

Does it send many blocks to other peers? If so how can I turn this off?
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How do I move the blockchain (data.mdb) to a different directory during (or after) the initial sync without losing the progress?

I am currently performing the initial sync to the default directory, but my drive is nearly full. How do I move (and subsequently sync) the blockchain to another drive without losing the progress?
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Monerod wallet fully syced — but can't open wallet and GUI shows not synced, no funds [duplicate]

My monerod wallet is fully syced -- I made the mistake of transferring some funds while it was syncing and now my wallet address has changed and I can't open the wallet! My wallet address has changed ...
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Is there a way to force sync on Monero GUI?

I'm using the Monero GUI to download the Monero blockchain; but most of the time, after I open the GUI and start daemon, the "network status" at the lower left bit shows only the "connected" text. ...
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Can I get funds from my GUI address into MyMonero [duplicate]

I started a GUI wallet and sent Monero to it. The sync is taking too long. I know the funds are there, but I don't want to wait. Can I get access to the funds in myMonero? I know the GUI addresses and ...
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Monero Gui syncing… is this supposed to take this long? [duplicate]

So i just bought some Monero and tried to put in the Monero wallet. The first blocks were kind of fast but now its taking a ridiculous amount of time. The code below was ran for like 2m. I still have ...
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My monerod server will not sync fully

Title says, my server is stuck between 100-300 blocks behind. It has been oscillating for days like this. Here is a custom log output of how many blocks behind I am: time:14:36:11 block:150 time:14:...
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mymonero.com x number of blocks behind can i use the wallet?

im new to Monero, I opened a wallet on mymonero.com and ever since it says you are x number of blocks behind and you have to wait until its complete. my question is can I receive money when it gives ...
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Syncing Monero blockchain …Error link below

Please see the full log details below http://paste.org.ru/?al6lwh
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Monero syncing taking too much time [duplicate]

It's taking so much time to syncing. Should I Try changing daemon address to node.moneroworld.com and 18089? Is it safe?
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Monero GUI v0.11.1.0 won't sync after 3 weeks [duplicate]

I have tried to follow the instructions and been patient, but three weeks seems a little excessive. Any idea how to get the wallet to sync? I use a mac.
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Mac user. Each time I open the GUI wallet the Daemon fails to connect

I'm on a mac, I've downloaded the GUI wallet and waited on it synching but it stuck at 80000. Each time I open it the Daemon fails to connect. Ive tried it at multiple locations with the same result. ...
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