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What criteria should be taken into account when selecting nodes to create new lightning channels with?

I agree with Alex Bosworth and I have pointed this out about one year ago when I have filed an issue about the strategy used by the LND autopilot which basically looks for nodes with a high channel ...
Rene Pickhardt's user avatar
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How does lnd's autopilot feature work?

there is an issue out discussing the strategies for the autopilot (c.f.: https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/issues/677 ) there it is stated that it currently uses a constrained barabasi albert ...
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How can wallet software implement automatic channel management for Lightning Network?

I strongly advice against a fixed list of nodes. This might eventually become outdated. A better solution might be that you run the autopilot on a server and deliver the results to the user via an api....
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What criteria should be taken into account when selecting nodes to create new lightning channels with?

Here there are some properties: Node reliability: On-line connected 24/7. History: when the node came online for first time. Routing: How many channels has the node. Capacity: How much capacity can ...
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