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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Using Stellar for a non-financial private network

I'm new to Stellar and this community. I want to create a decentralized network for information sharing. Essentially a distributed database with data validation using blockchain. I have looked into ...