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

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“Waiting on daemon synchronization to finish” - still can't fix

first time user of Monero and to be honest, very unsophisticated user of crypto etc etc.... anyway... Issue: installed monero app on mac, setup app with remote node using Ledger nano S, open the ...
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RPC is node fully synced

In my test environment, which is ssh,bash and screen, I'm launching a monerod followed by several other programs wallet-rpc/cli and more, which are all depending on monerod. To prevent any confusion, ...
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monerod sync suddenly got slow, how to speed it up?

I've been running monerod 0.14.0.2, and it has been working well for several months. Today I noticed that it had fallen about 10,000 blocks behind. I killed it and restarted it, and called status ...
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Zero balance on wallet cli

please may someone help me ? I made the download of the monero files from the official website and the I run them one by one. Exactly i opened before the monerod and the i create a wallet for Ledger ...
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How can I sync the blockchain from scratch, gently in the background?

I'm new to Monero, forgive me if this is a newbie question! I've tried to sync the blockchain from scratch twice now. Both times, it's slowed my computer to an absolute crawl and my computer was ...
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Daemon thinks it's connected but keeps saying “there were 0 blocks in the last 90 minutes…”

Alright, so I had been using the monero gui wallet for a couple weeks by running my own local node and everything was fine. Then one time when I opened the wallet for some reason it wouldn't connect ...
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Difference between Wallet Sync and Daemon Sync

What is the difference between Wallet Synchronization and Daemon Synchronization, in case of using either of local node or remote node?
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transfer fails with invalid output

I'm using the latest monero-wallet-cli version Monero 'Boron Butterfly' (v0.14.0.2-release) on linux. When I try to submit the transfer, it throws the following error: Error: transaction <txid> ...
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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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Daemon sync questions

I've been letting the daemon sync for a while now, a few days actually, and it's at 80% and now going very slowly forward. About 20 blocks at a time. I understand why this happens, but this case seems ...
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Low security sync mode?

I'm wondering if anyone has thought about or implemented a low security sync mode? Presumably the client would only need to grab the TX hash, P and R values, and number of outputs, to be able to ...
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Monero GUI is unable to finish the synchronization

The Monero GUI (updated) suddenly stopped synching and stuck on the last 30 blocks or so. Here the log: https://paste.fedoraproject.org/paste/uguNJ3qVqHmdvFvpc-vyOQ What can I do to solve this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 v0.13 to CLI or GUI v0.14) and, as a result, accidentally synced to the wrong (alternative) chain

I forgot to upgrade (from CLI or GUI v0.13 to CLI or GUI v0.14) and, as a result, accidentally synced to the wrong (alternative) chain. How do I resolve this issue?
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Why does the option “--verify 0” for monero-blockchain-import not 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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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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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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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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Windows users, do you want to prepare your OS to use full node wallet, solve some sync issues and make your chaindata less likely to be corrupted?

Get to read this before using your Windows wallet-gui or cli, and to fix some sync issues.
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GUI Beta 2 Error Message (sync stuck and unable to send funds)

I'm using Monero GUI Beta 2, Windows 10, and sent XMR to an exchange. I have been waiting for the blocks to synchronize for two days. I think I have an error code. Please advise, I appreciate any ...
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GUI / wallet stuck on block 1400001

I reinstalled my monero wallet hoping it would fix the problem, but every time i start my wallet it's stuck at 58928 blocks to sync up. My wallet had no problems syncing up in the past and no mather ...
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Why is it taking so long for GUI to Sync? My balance is still at zero

I have tried for the last few days to sync my windows gui monero wallet. It seems difficult, my balance is showing at zero - after 8 days mining, is this because the wallet hasn't synced yet or 8 days ...
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Gui never updates. Data.mdb will not sync. Need handholding guide. Please help

The GUI Wallet will download blocks from node.moneroworld.com but I see no blockchain on my HDD. I tried monerod.exe and get the following: sync_info Height: 1, target: 1 (100%) Downloading at 0 kB/...