Questions tagged [packets]

A packet is one unit of binary data capable of being routed through a computer network.

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Is there a flag or specific message in a bitcoin pcap to show us our bitcoin transaction is confirmed or not?

Assume that I send a specific value from a source wallet to a destination wallet and simultaneously capture the input and output traffic with Wireshark. I can extract output address and it's value ...
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Why tx informations of a specific transfer in BITCOIN protocol will send to many IP addresses?

Recently I send a specific value from a wallet to another wallet and Simultaneously I caputred the related traffics in source and destination. after that, I found that value and it's related address ...
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How is bitcoind “shy” when exchanging `version` packets?

This is more of a technical/programming question. I am referring to this line of code: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/be992701b018f256db6d64786624be4cb60d8975/src/net_processing.cpp#L1699 ...
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Does xmr-stak use Stratum?

Using Wireshark to analyze packets sent by xmr-stak, I found them to be inconsistent with those of Stratum (https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Stratum_mining_protocol). From Wireshark: { "method": "login",...
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addr_recv addr_from in version Message

I need some clarification about the meaning of the addr_from and addr_recv fields in the Version Message. addr_recv: The network address of the node receiving this message does this mean the public ...
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wireshark packet analysis missing checksum in version msg

I'm trying to send a raw bitcoin transaction through a raw socket connection in python. To debug I'm using wireshark to sniff the packets. Wireshark figures out that the packet is for Bitcoin and ...
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Banning Bitcoin through packet filtering

There's been a lot of talk about governments banning Bitcoin. In theoretical terms, this is possible but, how could a government effectively ban bitcoin through technological means? Are there packet ...