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Understanding the flow of stellar with federation server

I have read the guides, check on other places, And I'm still confused about how federation works. Lets say I monitor for deposits from our clients. We generate a unique ID (as a memo) and tell them ...
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Are there any examples and/or documentation of maintaining a stellar account for each customer?

I'm attempting to become an anchor. Reading through https://www.stellar.org/developers/guides/anchor/ it goes into detail for anchors that use federation and memo fields but is thin on detail for ...
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Is the client responsible for the federation lookup and response?

According to the documentation when you do a federation lookup by name the server can specify the memo_type and memo text in the response. https://www.stellar.org/developers/guides/concepts/...
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Are federations servers connected with each other directly?

Are federations servers connected with each other directly? How federation servers connect to each other on Stellar network? Can we keep the history on federation server? How?
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Does stellar takes fee for resolving a federated address?

I did a transaction from my one of my stellar accounts to my federated stellar address which is under another account. But while sending I made the mistake of not giving the complete federated address ...
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Federation server installer

I am trying to figure out how to install/set up federation server, but when I go here https://github.com/stellar/go/tree/master/services/federation and click on the prebuilt binaries link it will take ...
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Need a federation sever if the business is using a single deposit address?

In my use case, deposit address is same for all users and the app specific account is identified the memo. In that case the federation server will be retuning the same account all the time. Can I ...
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How can I test a Federation server from local host?

I'm attempting to set up a Federation server, but I don't know how I could point the stellar network to contact a server on local host. Do I provide my ip address and serve at 0.0.0.0 or is there ...
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Federation Database Setup

I plan on maintaining a stellar account for each customer. My newbie questions: Are you supposed to store the public key of each user in the DB along with their friendly_ids? (doesn't this present a ...
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Are federated Stellar Addresses (username*domain.tld) universally supported?

Is it safe to assume that payments to federated stellar addresses username*domain.ltd are universally supported? Are there wallets/apps out there that would possibly reject those? Because they have ...
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How should federation servers find each other?

In the architecture for supporting friendly name lookups, the federation docs use tunde_adebayo*your_org.com as the example of the friendly name followed by the url for the server containing the user. ...
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Do Stellarterm and Stellarport recognise some or none of the federated addresses?

Noticed that StellarPort and StellarTerm don't recognise a federated address for sending assets to, while it worked fine from Firefly wallet. Does any dev or anybody else from either platform know ...
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Testnet vs. Public Net specific Federation Servers

What would be a good design for federation servers in our deployment? We have a production environment and a staging/QE environment. We'd like the production environment to have a federation server ...
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How do I verify an asset that I've created on the Stellar Transaction builder?

Ok so, I've created my token. I've attached my website's URL to the issuing address. Now the logo next to the token is a question mark and next to Symbol/Tag it says unknown. What is the next step ...
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Stellar Federation Address "not found or invalid"

I've set up a stellar.toml for my federation server and implemented the federation API endpoint as documented here https://www.stellar.org/developers/guides/concepts/federation.html. The only purpose ...
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What is "Account ID" in Stellar terms?

Account ID is referred as federation address here. After reading here I interpreted account id as a publickey. You can use the federation endpoint to look up an account id if you have a stellar ...
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What is the difference between SCP and FBA?

The Stellar white paper "presents federated Byzantine agreement (FBA), a model suitable for worldwide consensus." It then goes on to state that it "further presents the Stellar ...
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Managing stellar customer accounts via federation and memo field, good practices?

I would like to create an asset that can be traded for particular asset(s) only so I decided to take approach where I use a single account to manage customer balances by using federation server and ...
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What is the proper way to use federated addresses to send funds?

Stellar Docs are great, but I feel they miss the content for bringing all the servers together. If an entity is acting as a custodian on behalf of their users and uses a Hot/Cold wallet architecture ...
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Build and link a federation server to a community forum?

Another noob question, thanks in advance for your patience, sorry if not enough specific : I have a small community forum (a phpbb forum), and i would like to allow members to send test-lumens or ...
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Federation servers - are they just "DNS for Account ID", or do they have more functions?

As far as I understand all non-faulty members of Stellar network maintain same transaction log (sequence of ledgers in Stellar terminology) and database state. This includes accounts public keys and ...
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Federation servers and address binding

I was exploring on fed servers and understood that They are servers which host Stellar.toml file on their /.well-known/stellar.toml path This server keeps the binding of selected username and Stellar ...
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Federation Server Error 1054: Unknown column 'domain' in 'where clause'

In an every user has their own Stellar account setup, I am trying to get federation server to work but keep failing. The mysql tables are CREATE TABLE accounts ( id int(11) DEFAULT NULL, first_name ...
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Minimal technical requierements

I'm looking for technical requirements asked for running in the same time on a web hosting service (if it's even possible) or a personnal set of computers : a federation server a custom-clone of ...
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Is it possible to create a set of wallets with mutual trustlines for an asset that I issue?

I thought that Federations in Stellar might address this situation, but the more I'm reading, the less sure I am. I'd like to know if it's possible to do the following with Stellar: Create an asset ...
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How do I verify the sender balance is not more than sending amount (Stellar Compliance)

I am using the Stellar federation protocol and successfully integrated 'stellar bridge', 'stellar federation' and 'stellar compliance'. How do I verify the sender is not sending more than his ...
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What are the http status codes for unsupported federation query

In the Federation documentation it is explicitly mentioned that we should return 404 for a failed federation name lookup. Example: https://YOUR_FEDERATION_SERVER/federation?q=jed*stellar.org&...
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How do I set environment variables in order to configure stellar bridge?

The provided golang app can be configured via a bridge.cfg file. I notice the app uses viper to get the config so in theory one can provide env properties to override the config in the file. Which ...
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