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Why lightweight nodes are less secure?

as you know there is two main type of wallets: full node and light node I've read in some advice that just using full node for more security stuff and the next question is what is the type of ...
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Set up a Bitcoin full node: static or dynamic IP address?

I am trying to set up a new Bitcoin full node and my institution ISP is trying hard to not give me a static IP address for this purpose. I guess because of the concern that the node will be DDoSed, ...
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My node is not showing on Bitnodes

I have a 0.16.3 Bitcoin Core wallet running. I have incoming transactions allowed and I have lots of incoming connections. However, I fail to see my node on the map of Bitnodes; it says it's ...
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What other lightning nodes are there besides Eclair Core for running a full node lightning?

I realized that in order to receive lightning payments from others, you need to first run a lightning full node. I found this one from Eclair: https://github.com/ACINQ/eclair Are there other full ...
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Looking for old bitcoin [duplicate]

I briefly ran a node on my Mac in mid to late 2012/early 2013, but didn't understand it at the time and let it go. Is it possible that I still have bitcoin on my computer from that installation, if so,...
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Setting up node, no connection when announce ip address to peers

I want to announce my host name when running node. When I set nxt.myAddress=hostname or IPaddress, there are no connection to peers. But when I keep it empty everything is fine.
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couldn't connect to server: EOF reached (code 1)

I'm running a full node on my raspberry pi3. I try to do a simple command such as bitcoin-cli getblockchaininfo but I always get this error: error: couldn't connect to server: EOF reached (code 1) (...
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Need to access remote bitcoin node for Lightning

I am running a full node on a static IP and I can open up whatever ports needed to communicate with that node. I need to figure out how to communicate with that full node remotely. I want to run an ...
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Error code -28: loading block index (Raspberry pi)

I'm new here and searched everywhere but couldn't find an answer on my question. I want to set up my Raspberry PI fullnode for LND lightning. But it keeps giving me this error: admin@P2P:~ $ ...
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Full node vs lightning node

What is the difference between a full node and a lightning (network) node? If a lightning node, that is not a full node, opens a payment channel with another lightning node, how can the first peer ...
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VPS with 80 GB Space, can't download the whole blockchain?

I am using an application and WordPress that allows people to pay with Bitcoin in a small multi vendor marketplace for trading hobby items. The plugin that I'm using is recommending that I run a ...
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Ardor configuration settings to connect to remote node without downloading entire blockchain locally

What configuration is required to run the Ardor wallet software without downloading the entire blockchain, but only connect to a remote node?
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Function of Bitcoin Nodes vs. Bitcoin Miners [duplicate]

I have some questions about bitcoin full nodes vs bitcoin miners. Can someone explain the basic difference between the two? What's the difference between a full node and a node? Are there different ...
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Extracting Bitcoin historical ticker data by setting up Bitcoin Node?

How do I extract the ticker data (historical values such as day price, day open, day close etc) by setting up a Bitcoin Node? Bitcoin Node is setup using Bitcore.io All blocks are syncing right now, ...
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Failing communication with Bitcoin node: Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted

I use the cryptean's BitcoinLib to make RPC calls to a Bitcoin node on another computer. Seemingly at random, the connection fails and I get a System.Net.Sockets.SocketException with the error code ...
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How would you recommend parsing a private bitcoin core node with nodeJS?

I just need to parse a private node and lookup one bitcoin address and get all transactions going in or out of the address preferably using nodeJS within the last 200 or so blocks. Any recommendations?...
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What is the right way to restart bitcoind if it crashes?

I am very new to this and apologies if it has been asked before but I can't seem to find a clear answer after looking extensively. I am trying to run a full node. I started bitcoind -daemon and ...
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Lightning Network node without opened channels

If I have a LN node without open channels, does that improve the robustness of the network? I have a BTC and LN node running 24/7 on a Raspberry Pi 3, and no BTC at the moment to open a channel.
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C-Lightning update 0.6 doc

How do you update safely to 0.6 the working C-Lightning node?
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How do you deploy a Bitcoin-Cash full node on a Cent OS 7 server?

I'm looking to compile it on CentOS 7. Perhaps a guide.
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Bitcoin node and sending transaction

Is there any bitcoin free full node (both mainnet and testnet) available online that i can make use of like infura for ethereum? This is because i do not intend to host my own node. Also which ...
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Can I run a full bitcoin node on a Raspberry Pi? [duplicate]

If so, what would be the best way to get started?
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Number of Bitcoin nodes in China

I am looking at a chart of Bitcoin nodes by countries as provided by Bitnodes: The number of Chinese nodes seems strange to me: AFAIK, China plays a larger role in the Bitcoin ecosystem, though on ...
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How do bandwidth requirements for running a full node grow with blocksize?

I know they increase. I'm looking for something more precise than that.
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Full node storage requirements for new 2MB block which is only 10% full

If blocks were 2MB, and a 2MB block that is only 10% full gets confirmed, then how much additional storage is required on a full node? I am guessing the correct answer here is 200K? Thanks in ...
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How to confirm my node is on the network?

I wanted to verify that my node is on the bitcoin network. For this I used the 'getnetworkinfo' command on my bitcoincore console and was able to optain my node's IP address. This is: 2001:0:9d38:6abd:...
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Testnet Bitcoin Connection refused (111)

I have ah Raspberry and i will a BTC & Lightning node set up. my bitcoin.conf testnet=3 Bitcoind options server=1 daemon=1 txindex=1 disablewallet=1 Connection settings rpcuser=raspibolt ...
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Does a 2009 client sync the whole bitcoin blockchain

So does a 2009 client sync the whole bitcoin blockchain and does the temporary split of 2013 have any impact on that?
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Is a Bitcoin full node runner a miner? [duplicate]

I hope you're doing good. I have a question: If someone runs a Bitcoin full node on his PC, is s/he necessarily a Miner?
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Full node search using non wallet address

Say I have these addresses and I have full nodes of each of these implementations Bitcoin Litecoin Dash Bitcoin ABC How do I search the full nodes using address and list address specific tx's ? ...
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What will happend when a certain node is not connected to full node?

what will happen when there are some full nodes in the network which are not connected to one client-how can he get new blocks updates? thank you
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Does broadcasting the network flood it?

There are a lot of messages that are sent around the Bitcoin network - e.g. updating new blocks, spreading new transactions. Do these not flood the network? Is it a pure broadcast to all the connected ...
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Setup bitcoin cash with bitcored

I saw that https://blockdozer.com has insight-api for bitcoin cash blockchain. But i cant find doc how to setup bitcoin cash with existing bitcore node. I have already synchronized full bitcored node ...
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how to run multiple bitcoind node on one server?

I have created one full node bitcoind on my VPS, that one is serving application A. Now I want to create application B that has another node but on same VPS. is that possible to install multiple ...
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Query publicly available full nodes

I don't want to run a full node yet, but I want to build an application. How and what do I use to query publicly available nodes? What nodes besides blockchain.info are publicly available for me to ...
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Verifying old blocks

I have a question about an implementation detail - when are old blocks verified by each full node? I.e. when will I be "caught" if I change the contents of an old block (and thus break the hash chain) ...
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What would happen if there were no full nodes?

As I see it, full nodes are there to verify the miners block and propagate blocks to other full nodes. Miners can act as full nodes, if not they do not they risk the chance of mining a block with an ...
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Does an SPV download the block headers from other nodes than the one that is servicing him?

If I understand correctly. The SPV downloads the block headers, from somewhere? It then uses the merkle root in the block headers, to validate any transactions that the full node servicing him ...
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Is there incentive for those who run lightning nodes?

This is likely very much a noob question, but I would like to know if there are fees or incentives for those who are running a lightning node? Of course, other than having access to lightning network?
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How can a pruned node be classed a full node without the full blockchain?

A full node is a node with the whole blockchain and is able to verify any new incoming blocks. A pruned node, is a node with only some of the blockchain, namely it has removed some of the older ...
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Bitcoin Core reports progress only up to 0.999999

On older version - after full synchronization in debug log i see message progress=1.0 In new - only progress=0.999999, it`s normal or i have some problems with synchronization?
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Can a miner just download the blockchain once and then delete it (don't have a full node)?

I am wondering if all bitcoin miners need to be full nodes. Or is it possible for a miner to just download all the blockchain once, do all necessary computations to start mining and then delete the ...
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Carlos Guerrero bitcoin-miner question

I'm using the bitcoin-miner developed by Carlos Guerrero to learn more about mining and the blockchain. This has been a tremendous resource and many thanks to Mr. Guerrero for his time and efforts. ...
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Do miners need to keep a copy of all the blockchain? [duplicate]

Do miners need to keep a copy of all the blockchain? Why? Or why not? What are the incentives to have a full node.
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Who checks if the entire chain in valid?

How can we be sure that the entire chain is valid? 1- I read somewhere that one of the purposes of blockchain is that you can't change the blocks of the past without recomputing the entire thing. Is ...
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Is there a way to query the blockchain locally if I am running a full node?

I'm running a full node on my PC and wondering if there is a way to query the blockchain locally via NodeJS instead of going through blockchain.info? It is very inefficient/slow to run queries through ...
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What is the incentive to broadcast the whole blockchain? What is the incentive to broadcast unprocessed transactions?

Among the strengths of bitcoin is that it mostly allows all actors to act in their own best interest. There are some actions however of which it is not so clear to me what is the direct incentive ...
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Mining without full node

In my understanding it should be possible to run stratum server over some kinda limited node (the one that doesn't carry whole blockchain) since stratum doesn't need many functions from the daemon... ...
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I run a full node. Is there a desktop client to connect to this full node?

I run a full node on my Raspberry Pi at home. I want a desktop wallet that uses this full node. Not interested in using remote-x or xpra or setting up an electrum server.
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How many neighbours does a Node have?

I'm writing a blockchain simulator to evaluate the bitcoin network and currently running some evaluation experiments. I couldn't find a reference for the approximate number of neighbour each Node ...