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How can I use Monero without syncing the blockchain?

The Monero community encourages you to run a full node so you can get the highest level of privacy and support the network the most. However, we understand that convenience is sometimes more important....
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Setup remote-connectable node?

you'll want to restrict the RPC, otherwise other people that get access to your node can shut it down. ./monerod --rpc-bind-ip <external.ip.of.node> --restricted-rpc --confirm-external-bind ...
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Is there a way to remotely access simplewallet securely?

In Monero 'Wolfram Warptangent' (v0.10.0.0-release), use this flag --user-agent arg It is used to Restrict RPC to clients using this user agent. Make sure to set the user agent to something that ...
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How much information is passed from the daemon to simplewallet when scanning for a wallet's transactions?

I captured the stream of RPC requests and answers between monero-wallet-cli and monerod (v0.10) with wireshark to see how much data is transferred during a synchronization. It was a synchronization ...
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How do I connect monero-wallet-cli to a remote node?

monero-wallet-cli supports a command line argument "daemon-address" that allows you to specify the host and port to use instead of the defaults. The argument value takes the form host:port. So if you ...
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How can I access my full node remotely from another location?

As @antanst has said, I would also suggest using --rpc-bind-ip and --rpc-bind-port to bind to an external interface but only if your instance is inside an internal/trusted network. I see no reason why ...
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Remotely connect to my full node with a Jaxx mobile wallet?

I think initially you will not have a choice of node, but that's more of a question you should ask directly to jaxx. As the wallet is not out yet, we cannot look at it and tell you. Only Jaxx can tell ...
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How can I use a private node on Wolfram Warptangent?

First thing to note is that simplewallet was renamed to monero-wallet-cli in Wolfram Warptangent. Secondly, it could be that the node is currently offline. There are other remote nodes available here. ...
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How secure is connecting the monero wallet via SSH tunneling to a self run remote server?

The wallet password is never transmitted. Tunneling through ssh should be safe, assuming you have a good ssh key.
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Is there a public remote testnet node?

I couldn't find a public remote testnet node, so I created one on a VPS. Here's the address... 159.203.250.205:38081 If you're testing the official CLI wallet, include these options... ./monero-...
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What use cases will Kovri have for Monero?

Kovri will function as a full i2p router, thus increasing the utility of the i2p network overall, and providing the Monero user a gateway into that network. i2p is The Private Internet - its really ...
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Is there a way to remotely access simplewallet securely?

There is no built-in secure way to use simplewallet (renamed monero-cli-wallet) remotely. However, you could rely on a trusted third party software to secure the transport, like ssh, stunnel, nginx .....
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Can I use the GUI wallet over SSH?

Just change : ssh XXXXXXX with : ssh -L18081:127.0.0.1:18081 XXXXXXX This means : open a local port 18081, and redirect all messages to 127.0.0.1:18081 in the remote host. This will be exactly ...
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How do I connect monero-wallet-cli to a remote node?

There's a thread in reddit on the subject here: https://www.reddit.com/r/Monero/comments/4jloss/nodemonerohashcom_public_remote_node_for_your/ In short, simply use the switch --daemon-host when ...
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Is Monero in I2P secure now, and how do I do it?

This question [After Kovri arrives will some full nodes need to remain on clearnet? ] deals with peer discovery through Kovri. How about peer discovery right now if I wanna run a full node in I2P? ...
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Can I use the GUI wallet over SSH?

As an alternative to what Moroccan Engineer suggested, if you really want to have the GUI binary running on the remote machine, you could SSH with X forwarding so that you can open graphical ...
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Setup remote-connectable node?

In addition to @gingeropolous's answer, you can increase your privacy by encrypting the transport. An easy solution is to use ssh tunneling : ssh -L18081:< monerod-local-ip >:< monerod-rpc-...
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Monerujo deamon adress

I just downloaded the Monerujo wallet and trying to figure it out. Is there an instructions page? Yes. Read the README, FAQ. As this app is still in APK form and not released to the app store, use ...
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How can I access my full node remotely from another location?

Use bitmonerod's --rpc-bind-ip and --rpc-bind-port command line arguments to make it listen to RPC commands in an IP address other than localhost. The RPC port (18081 by default) should be accessible ...
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How much information is passed from the daemon to simplewallet when scanning for a wallet's transactions?

This was kind of already answered in this question. Therefore, I'll quote the answer provided by user36303 there. Q: What are the risks in using the same daemon A: They're typically small, and mostly ...
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Setup remote-connectable node?

I do exactly this. Run ./monerod --rpc-bind-ip <your local network ip of this device>. Then on your other machine, launch ./monero-wallet-cli (or the GUI) with ./monero-wallet-cli --daemon-...
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Is it possible to use light wallets / remote nodes with Kovri?

The goal as outlined by Mr. Fluffy is to use I2P to broadcast transactions and provide Monero services. By default, Monero nodes would still connect as they do now for communicating new blocks and ...
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How can I connect remotely to my own node for other devices?

Assuming you're using the CLI tools (since the machine should be up all or most of the time), you should start the daemon process monerod with the --rpc-bind-ip option, and then the IP address of the ...
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Monero GUI Changing from host node to local node

With Monero, the daemon takes care of syncing the blockchain, while the wallet handles private keys. The daemon never has access to private keys [1], only the wallet does. Therefore, if you switch ...
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When using a foreign remote node does the transaction signing happen on my wallet or on the node?

The wallet does the signing. The node never gets access to the the keys. The node's purpose is to keep a local copy of the blockchain in sync with the network at large, and relay transactions made by ...
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Can a remote node know my wallet address?

No. The only leaked data is your IP to the first node as you connect to it. This can however be prevented by the use of VPNs or Kovri once available.
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Is the communication between wallet and remote node encrypted?

No, the wallet does not provide the remote node with the view keys. I think you are confusing this with the web wallet MyMonero which requires the view key. The only thing that the remote node will ...
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How to connect to my own remote node?

This is a common issue on first configuration. You need to open any firewall on port 18081, and/or forward this port on your router. Otherwise, the connection attempt is rejected. If you open your ...
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How do I start the monerod daemon as a remote node with a username and password requirement to connect to it?

When starting your node monerod daemon, use the following start-up flag: --rpc-login username:password Answer supplied by @glv
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Do any Monero wallets have the ability to create a transaction without broadcasting it, and then broadcast it later?

You can use a watch-only wallet to create the TX. When executing transfer command, it'll just save the TX to a file. You can then later open a full wallet and sign & send the TX. It's the same ...
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