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In a mining pool, it says that there are active workers and active users. What is the difference between them? And does the block get divided per worker or per user?

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  • worker is analogous to the number of connections.

  • username is just a way of identifying specific miners in the list of connections and to which account on the pool they belong to. They don't have any impact on the work given.

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For exemple you have an account in a mining pool ( You are ONE user), you have 5 ASIC in your farm, for every asic you give a worker name (You have FIVE workers)

All the work of your 5 ASIC will work for your username

PS: Generally miners give for every asic a worker name to identify a particular ASIC in case of a problem

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