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How should federation servers find each other?

The sender would first lookup for the FEDERATION_SERVER address in the stellar.toml file. This file is hosted by the providing service and should be available for any federation server via https://...
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Understanding the flow of stellar with federation server

Your client will use the federated address as a destination in their wallet software, the wallet will call your server and get the account info + memo when the client wants to send funds to you.
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Federation server installer

Unfortunately since stellar uses a monorepo now (different services in the same git repository) the releases page is filled with other services and you have to go to the next page to find the latest ...
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Does stellar takes fee for resolving a federated address?

No, it does not take any fees, it's just tool to resolve stellar addresses and return relative public key, and it does not connect with Stellar network
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Are federated Stellar Addresses (username*domain.tld) universally supported?

Federation support is reccomended by SDF (see SEP-0002), but not mandatory. Some clients do not support federation addresses, for example, exchanges like Bittrex or Poloniex. So it would be better if ...
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Do Stellarterm and Stellarport recognise some or none of the federated addresses?

Most likely your CORS headers aren't setup, or setup incorrectly. Websites are served on specific domains, and CORS header from an internet resource lets the browser know what domains are allowed to ...
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How can I test a Federation server from local host?

First of all, you do not need your own validator node to setup a federation server. They are independent components within the Stellar ecosystem. Second, please note that federation is a client-only ...
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Is the client responsible for the federation lookup and response?

It's up to the client whether to use particular federation lookup parameter or not. "I forgot to add the memo while sending funds to exchange, how can I get my lumens back?" – that's roughly 1/3 of ...
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Are there any examples and/or documentation of maintaining a stellar account for each customer?

The approach I take on https://debtmoney.xyz/ is basically to keep a list of users in the database, along with their addresses and seed keys. The keys are created whenever the user signs up and ...
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Testnet vs. Public Net specific Federation Servers

The federation server doesn't know if the request came from the public or the testnet. From the technical point of view, there is no testnet or pubnet addresses. Federation server returns an account ...
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How do I verify an asset that I've created on the Stellar Transaction builder?

How do I make a stellar.toml file? With notepad++ then save it as .toml? Any text editor will do. Just create a regular text file in UTF-8 encoding and save it as stellar.toml. Extension should be ....
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Build and link a federation server to a community forum?

A federation server would add another level of complexity that is unnecessary imo. Federation servers are for turning stellar account ids into more human-readable addresses. Since your users already ...
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Need a federation sever if the business is using a single deposit address?

What I did just this week is implement two simple endpoints for federation and compliance in our API. Very straightforward once you figure out that these are very simple APIs. This is not very obvious ...
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Need a federation sever if the business is using a single deposit address?

You never need a federation server for anything. It might be a service you want to provide to your users however, so they don't have to deal with copy-pasting memos all the time. If you decide to, ...
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Are federations servers connected with each other directly?

No. They don't. Can you expand on what kind of history you mean? Here's an answer I wrote that goes over what federation is and how it is used: https://stellar.stackexchange.com/a/1592/762
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Federation Database Setup

Storing the public key is no problem at all. It's public so there's no security concern. If you meant secret keys then you might want to rethink whether you really need it -- I doubt you do just for ...
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What is "Account ID" in Stellar terms?

An Account ID is a unique identifier for a registered account, and is an StrKey-encoded ed25519 public key. NB: Not all public keys are account IDs. E.g., it's perfectly fine to have signers that are ...
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Managing stellar customer accounts via federation and memo field, good practices?

We implemented federated accounts for our users as follows: All our users have one or more account codes that they can use together with our domain name to form a federated address of the form ...
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What is the difference between SCP and FBA?

The Stellar Consensus Protocol is a type of federated Byzantine agreement protocol. So FBA is a broader category that includes SCP. There's a more recent peer-reviewed paper written for the SOSP that ...
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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

Federation servers do not host /.well-known/stellar.toml. Though this file may exist on the same domain, and often does, it does not have to. The well-known stellar file will define the location of a ...
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What is "Account ID" in Stellar terms?

It is indeed mostly means the public key but sometimes it means the user name part of a federated stellar address, which is something completely different and indeed confusing. Federation is ...
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Are federations servers connected with each other directly?

Stellar federation server is an implementation of Stellar Federation Protocol, which used to map names to addresses and any other info. It is good practice to deploy federation server if you are ...
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Federation Server Error 1054: Unknown column 'domain' in 'where clause'

Just need to remember any changes to either the db or the cfg will require a restart of the federation server. I also turned off query caching in the db.
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Stellar Federation Address "not found or invalid"

You can try making a Federation query yourself: https://stellar.github.io/js-stellar-sdk/FederationServer.html#.resolve And seeing whether it works or not. StellarSdk.FederationServer.resolve('bob*...
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Minimal technical requierements

I cannot speak to the specifics, but I have been able to get all this running on the smallest DigitalOcean droplet. The specs of this server are: So I would guess a personal set of computers is also ...
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What is the proper way to use federated addresses to send funds?

For just federation -- no compliance -- the above sounds correct. As outlined in the docs, which you mentioned you have read through, this is easily done via Stellar's prebuilt federation server which ...
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What is the proper way to use federated addresses to send funds?

The Federation server would return some value with the memo field that can be used by the service provider (you) to uniquely identify the receiving user. A database ID does match this requirement but ...
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How can I test a Federation server from local host?

You don't need to do anything as complex as editing your /etc/hosts file. There is a well defined mapping between a federation destination address and the underlying query performed on a federation ...
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