Questions tagged [stellar-core]

stellar-core is the backbone of the Stellar network. It maintains a local copy of the ledger, communicating and staying in sync with other instances of stellar-core on the network.

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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?
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Pruning and keeping disk usage low

Does the Stellar network have the concept of pruning? If so, how do I go about configuring it? I am running a node for development purposes but don't want the database and disk usage to become larger ...
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FATAL when switching from test network to public network on stellar-core

My question is about transitioning from the test-network to the public network. I am curious about whether there is a standard procedure to follow, not only in terms of configuration, but also in ...
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Info on metrics

Is there any documentation as to what each of the metrics outputted by stellar-core -c metrics means? In particular, I'm interested in determining the number of transactions reviewed by a particular ...
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How to configure native currency in a private network

I would like to know how we can configure the native currency in a private network? I would like: Change the name of the native currency Change the number of native currency created in the first ...
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History Archive Configuration for Private Networks

I have a similar question to this but it remains unanswered and there is no documentation to be found when it comes to running a stable and resilient production network. Setup I am working on a ...
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A complete catchup of the testnet keeps failing on verifying ledger

Trying to perform a full sync on the Stellar testnet using a recent dockerized stellar/quickstart in persistent mode (horizon: v0.13.1, core: v9.2.0, docker: v18.06.0-ce). After around 10 hours the ...
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For 'txBadSeq', when is tx_fee charged?

Test Plan: The testing transactions were all "Pay 0.0001XLM", and there is far enough XLM to send. 5000 channel accounts were set up to try to prevent bad seq, but unfortunately it still ...
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Network maintenance & maintaining archive

I have set up a private network. I am writing history archive in local server as of now since it is in dev phase. I have noticed that the archive is missing few ledger/bucket as a result of which if ...
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Streaming API not working?

I'm trying to enable streaming via the REST API but it doesn't seem to be working. curl -H "Accept: text/event-stream" "https://horizon-testnet.stellar.org/payments" This curl statement only returns ...
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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: ...
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Stellar smart contract

Where does the stellar smart contracts stored. Its storing in blokchain (similar like ethereum) or its runs separately and storing only the signed transactions?. As i know stellar stores only the ...
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Stop Horizon/Stellar node growing disk usage

I'm trying to find a way to keep Stellar disk usage in check. I only care about the last 24 hours or so of transactions and don't want to over-provision the instance I started a docker container ...
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How Horizon makes use of stelar-core?

By definition Horizon acts as the interface between stellar-core and applications, and apparently it needs access ... HTTP API that is published by stellar-core. Is there a place where this API is ...
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How can I decode Ed25519 addresses to the regular 56 letters format?

I've been trying to use the stellar-archivist command 'dumpxdr' to unpack transactions files that are stored in the stellar core history However the in the results asset codes and addresses appear in ...
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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? ...
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Been gone a while, can't find my XLM

It's been a few years since I bought onto Stellar, I thought I would check how things are going. Turns out all I can find is my account address (doesnt show up on stellar.expert), and a secret key. ...