Questions tagged [nodes]

For general questions regarding Nodes on the Stellar Network. For specific types of node, please use the specific tag for that type.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
-1
votes
0answers
16 views

run a watcher node for wallet service

I'm a crypto wallet developer and I'm trying to run a watcher node for my wallet. I have a few queries for watcher node. 1. Can I get all transactions and accounts if I run a watcher node? 2. why is ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

How to set XLM masternode in local or aws server like btc node daemon

docker commands, I'm using for testing purpose in our local machine docker run --rm -it -p "8000:8000" --name stellar stellar/quickstart --testnet but Where to set config file? How I can create ...
1
vote
0answers
6 views

Native deployment of stellar pubnet

I was trying to setup stellar-core natively ( without docker) but couldn't find relevant docs on setting up databases, permissions ect. Using docker, it's quite simple: docker run --rm -it -p "8000:...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

How to configure Full Validator node?

The docs state to set the validator env var, which I did, but how do I specify that I want to run a full validator and not just a basic one? NODE_IS_VALIDATOR=true What other settings are required? ...
2
votes
1answer
62 views

How to relaunch a Testnet node to use the new Testnet after a reset while using the Docker quickstart container?

What are the recommended steps that should be taken to get a stellar testnet node using the quickstart docker reset on the new testnet? Currently it is still using the old network by the looks of it,...
3
votes
1answer
38 views

How does a stellar node know that node its communicating with is definitively in or outside its quorum group?

In order for SCP to function properly, a given node has to know that a quorum related message originated from a node in its quorum set. How does this node know for a fact that the message originated ...
0
votes
2answers
54 views

Issue during Stellar core setup

./stellar-core --genseed command should always generate same seed or it can generate different seed. What is the logic behind executing this command? As per my understanding , it should generate same ...
4
votes
0answers
61 views

Stellar-Core won't sync anymore: “Replay failed: mismatched ledger hash”

Stellar-core was running smoothly, then crashed without log entries. Node now fails to catch-up and sync. Logs are complaining about a mismatched ledger hash and I am stuck in an endless loop of ...
1
vote
2answers
66 views

How much should I pay nodes?

Disclaimer: I'm not a developer and just started venturing the blockchain and Stellar worlds Until this morning, my understanding was that miners get compensated for their work by getting gas/...
1
vote
0answers
182 views

What are the good configurations for having a running cluster of 3 nodes?

I am trying to set up a private stellar cluster with at least 3 nodes. I am able to setup a 2-nodes cluster but when it comes to add another node, the cluster is broken and only one node is synced. ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

How to remove Stellar local node setup completely?

I am having some issues accessing the local node setup. I installed with this link and tried to fix it but now I want to remove the complete setup and reinstall it.
1
vote
1answer
55 views

How did the Stellar Blockchain Network start?

Based on some searches I learned that Stellar was created by Jed McCaleb in 2014, does anyone know how did he start the network? I do not see any information regarding this online, can anyone help me ...
4
votes
2answers
151 views

Order of trade executions inside the last closed ledger

How are the trades ordered before the ledger closes? Looking from a "high frequency trading" perspective, is it possible to execute some attacks like front running on Stellar? If my node receives a ...
5
votes
1answer
128 views

How does a node discover the quorums that it is in?

In order for a node to determine that a ledger has been confirmed, it needs to know that a proportion of other nodes in one of its quorum has accepted the ledger. In order to determine which nodes ...
3
votes
1answer
84 views

Effects of a stellar-core node running on too slow hardware?

What are the effects of running a stellar-core node on slow/weak hardware, e.g. not meeting stellar-core hw requirements? Does that create a problem for consensus? If so, are only those affected, ...
3
votes
1answer
178 views

How does node discovery work?

How does a stellar-core node discover its peers? I mean both on startup and on the go.
6
votes
3answers
231 views

What's networkPassphrase used for?

I'm confused. The Stellar docs said there are currently three network maintained: testnet, standalone, and public. To differentiate between them we have to change the network passphrase. I know that ...
6
votes
2answers
383 views

Hardware/OS Requirements/Recommendations for running a Full Validator Node

What would be the recommended hardware specs for a dedicated Full Validator Node server? I read here (How big is the ledger?) that I can currently expect ~60GB disk space used by the core and ...
3
votes
1answer
202 views

What does v blocking node set mean?

I have just started with stellar. I am not able to understand v blocking node set and how do they block progress of a particular node. "An FBA protocol can guarantee liveness to a node 𝑣 only if 𝐐(...
3
votes
2answers
550 views

Unable to connect to horizon via JavaScript SDK

I am just getting started with Stellar. I run a node connected with test network with the following command. docker run --rm -it -p "8000:8000" -v "/home/prashant/stellar/steler-node:/opt/stellar" --...
3
votes
1answer
134 views

SQL Database and Stellar Ledger State

Browsing through src code, saw below line in https://github.com/stellar/stellar-core/tree/master/src/database: The Database object manages connections to an SQL database, in which the current ...
2
votes
1answer
283 views

Issue establishing SCP with Public Network

I've successfully set up a watcher node on the TestNet and I'm trying to do likewise on the public network now. I've been using an adapted stellar-core.conf from the docs that looks like this: ...
1
vote
2answers
254 views

How/where can I host a stellar-core watcher node outside of local?

I've recently gotten a stellar-core watcher node up on my local machine and built another separate console application to interact with the database. The database itself is hosted with Amazon RDS. The ...
8
votes
3answers
674 views

How to get a list of all nodes on the network

Is there a registry of some kind that I've missed? If not, how does one get an overview of the full Stellar network? I wouldn't mind if I had to 'spider' my way across nodes, asking each what its ...
3
votes
1answer
38 views

How do I ensure that validator maintenance is safe for the overall network?

In the event of applying security patches, system upgrades, etc., how do I ensure the validators that depend on mine will not be affected when I have to turn off my validator?
7
votes
1answer
115 views

How to become a “Verified entity” on Stellar Dashboard?

A number of nodes appear as "verified entity" in the Featured live network nodes section on https://dashboard.stellar.org/. Who is verifying and what are the requirements to be listed as "verified"?
20
votes
2answers
903 views

How big is the ledger?

The public ledger adds a new entry every 3-5 seconds. So I am worried it might grow too big for normal users to run a node. How big is the current ledger and how much is it expected to grow each year?
43
votes
3answers
3k views

What is the incentive to run a Stellar node?

In bitcoin, miners are rewarded by minting new coins. What's the incentive to do so in Stellar?