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I build a python script to talk to bitcoin test nodes. When I'm sending mempool messages, my connection is getting is reset. Also sometimes when connecting to Jimmy Song's testnet node (testnet.programmingbitcoin.com) I get and an inv message back, other times my connection is cut after sending a mempool message.

What's going on here? Is mempool mostly unsupported on testnet nodes?

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  • I've got a hunch only nodes with services 1036/1036 allow mempool messages. Nov 4, 2021 at 18:14
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    It’s just not supported on modern nodes, it serves little to no purpose for anything other than abuse.
    – Claris
    Nov 4, 2021 at 21:32

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