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I'm not sure what is the difference between regtest and testnet, they seem are different things but i cant find the different between them.

Does one have more stuff than others?

On the regtest, peer are seem to not being found.

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Regtest is a network designed solely to be private and for testing only. You can create a private regtest network and do testing and experimentation with it. It is not a public network and has no peers for you to connect to.

  • So can i make another peer and connect directly to it? – zhiyan114 Feb 3 '18 at 21:03
  • Yes. You can use the addnode command and option to have nodes connect to each other. You can use the -connect startup option to make a node only connect to another node. – Andrew Chow Feb 3 '18 at 21:07
  • It keep showing connecting to peer or is that normal? After i made a connection – zhiyan114 Feb 3 '18 at 21:38
  • Does it say that there is a connection? – Andrew Chow Feb 3 '18 at 21:41
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    You can mine on it. Bitcoin Core has a built in miner specifically for regtest. Use the generate command. – Andrew Chow Feb 3 '18 at 22:18

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