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The research showed me that it is difficult to connect to Umbrel using the clear net. So I installed Bitcoin Core on my machine and synced the Blockchain. Now I get ConnectionRefusedError: [Errno 111] Connection refused as a result. I checked the bitcon.conf inside the main folder, I run bitcoin-qt

what I did in the bitcoin.conf

rpcuser=bitcoin
rpcpassword=pass
rpcport=8332
server=1

what else do I need or what did I do wrong?

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I checked the bitcon.conf inside the main folder ... what did I do wrong?

Clearly, you don't mean a folder named main, but you are being a little vague. One possibility is that Bitcoin core isn't looking for bitcoin.conf in the place you think it is.

On windows it typically looks in %APPDATA%\Bitcoin

On Linux it typically looks in $HOME/.bitcoin

You can specify a particular path to a file using a command option such as

-conf=/path/bitcoin.conf

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  • Thanks. I started using -conf and now it's working. So i will check where it is pulling it from normally.
    – donbolli
    Feb 4 at 16:37
  • Found, I just had to copy the conf file to the folder where the node saves the data, did it
    – donbolli
    Feb 4 at 18:58

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