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How does one go about setting up a mining pool?

The Monerodo OS from gingeropolous is a customized version of Ubuntu that includes Monero Core, Monero Pool Server, Nvidia mining software, various CPU mining software, and the MiniNodo Wallet server, ...
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How does one go about setting up a mining pool?

Edit 11/19/2017: another pool mining software has been crowdfunded. Source and instructions can be found here. People with limited linux skills should try Monerodo, which is an ubuntu with a bunch of ...
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What stops the miner or the pool owner from cheating?

Here is the answer when it comes to Bitcoin mining pools. https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/a/10693 TL;DR: The miner will find a valid hash based on the merkle root provided initially by the pool. ...
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What resources are required for running a Monero mining pool?

Overall The bandwidth usage for running a pool is surprisingly low. Any given month my pool mine.moneroworld.com only has 1-2% utilization of a 2TB allowance. The cost comes in the actual hardware. ...
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Help to Setup a Monero mining farm $4000 Budget

With that budget I'd probably build a rig around the following components: AsRock H110 Pro BTC+ (~140€) 6xMSI GTX 1060 GAMING X6G (~360€ each = 2160€ total) One GTX 1060 overclocked using the ...
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Hiding TCP traffic for Monero miners

Maybe the easiest would be to go through VPN, although I don't know exact instructions. The amount of traffic shouldn't be much considering what's being transmitted and the frequency of it. Possibly ...
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What happens to pool server if redis data is lost?

The Redis database constains all the memory of miners' work and balances, found blocks, etc. So losing it would be a bad thing, though not extra bad. Assuming everything got wiped at once, it'd be ...
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Monero pool configuration

"transferFee" should be set to 0, as it's an obsolete setting: the wallet will calculate the fee for this transaction based on its size. "minPayment" is the amount of monero a miner should reach ...
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How can I improve performance of my pool?

It is possible to run several nodes, in a load balancing way. I know of at least one pool which does this (crypto-pool.fr). The specifics, however, I can't say. The usual suspects: faster CPU, faster ...
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How to limit CPU load on mining pool

You can try applying the help-to-your-door patch: https://github.com/moneromooo-monero/bitmonero/tree/cache-block-template It caches block templates, which helps mining pools a lot.
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cryptonote-universal-pool Stratum authentication failed

The first error (failure to parse blocks) is pretty likely to be due to the lack of ringct support in the C++ lib part of the pool code. You seem to have fixed it by using another version. The second ...
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MoneroPool help

I'm not mining monerpool.com right now but it looks like the server is working. Last block found was just a few minutes ago and payments are being given. How much exactly is your hash rate 7.8 h/s or ...
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Why can't a pool find block after the hard fork

Check your pool logs for "Error submitting block". That's in logs/pool-info.log. If one of those shows up, then a miner found a share matching network difficulty, but the block was rejected. Then ...
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From how much hashpower one may consider starting a public mining pool?

There is no definite number here... It mostly depends on how lucky you feel ;) If you think that you will be the only miner connected to your pool once you make it public, that will be the equivalent ...
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Relation between monero jobs (blob) and new blocks

Pools send a new job when they see a new blockchain height, in response to a getjob request, in response to a login request or sending a job to a miner with a new difficulty. prev_id will stay the ...
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What are hardware requirements to run a small mining pool?

I use a server at home and it is an old Power Edge 2950 (2 x duel quad core Xeons and 32gb RAM). I am running UBUNTU 14.04 LTS and it seems to run the daemon, wallet, and front end via Apache2 pretty ...
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How to switch from solo mining to pool mining?

To mine in a pool, use a dedicated mining app e.g. XMRig.
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What are hardware requirements to run a small mining pool?

Running a pool requires a pretty reliable machine. Pi's are fun, but they don't fit the bill. Spend a few bucks a month on a VPS with 2GB of RAM at least and enough disk space to house the Monero ...
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How to simulate (or set up) localhost as a mining pool for XMRig miner?

Your best bet is to install one of the XMRRig supported pools if you are wanting to test localhost. For large page support, I believe you just need to run the app as an administrator. Information on ...
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Using downloaded raw blockchain Setting up XMRig CPU miner (Monero)

With xmrig alone, you can't. You can set up monero-stratum if you would like a really simple solo mining pool. This also requires a daemon, so you won't be mining 'fake' coins unless you joined the ...
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What's the purpose of email address in pool mining config?

The email address is used as a login password to manage your payout threshold. Without a login password, anyone knowing your Monero address can manipulate your payout threshold. Some pools also use ...
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Please help - Monero-Universal-Pool Admin Wallet Fail { }

I had this problem and it turned out my blockchain was corrupt. I had to resync monerod to fix it.
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Monero mining set-up with GPU 8*NP106

CCMINER should work with NP106 models. The only difference is the I/O port is disabled. Have you tested it with CCMINER yet? What errors have you ran into?
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Starting a new pool. questions about payout levels

Not a good idea as answered here https://www.reddit.com/r/MoneroMining/comments/7lrv3r/starting_a_new_pool_questions_arize/ the Tx fee would eat up 30% of miner profit...
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Wrong monero wallet adress (claymore, nanopool)

Make sure you have also updated the epools.txt file with your address details. This resolved the error for me.
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Help to Setup a Monero mining farm $4000 Budget

you should use some AMD sapphire radeon rx 64s because they have just shy of 2kh/s each and only use about 150 watts per card for mining. I do agree with the motherboard though because it has the ...
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How do you add support for (server side) SSL/TLS mining?

You could use the stunnel program to do that (https://www.stunnel.org). It waits for incoming SSL/TLS connections and redirects the decrypted data streams to a local port (e.g. a server that doesn't ...
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