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How to Sync Two Boot Nodes for Redundancy?

I'm working on a blockchain project and want to ensure uninterrupted block production even if one of our boot nodes goes down. How can we effectively sync two boot nodes so that if one goes offline, ...
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Mitigating Single Point of Failure in a Distributed Blockchain Network Setup(Substrate & Polkadot)

We have deployed a blockchain network using five cloud machines distributed across various geographical locations, with each machine running a specific node type crucial for the network’s ...
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What is the max value we can use for `--rpc-max-connections ` flag of substrate node template?

I am using substrate node template. We know it comes with many flag . I want to know specifics about --rpc-max-conections . We know that default is 100 but i want to know is there any maximum ...
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Resolving "Bootnode on a Different Chain" Error in Substrate Network Setup

I am in the process of setting up a Substrate-based blockchain network and encountered a challenging issue while trying to connect my node to a bootnode. The error I'm facing is as follows: Bootnode ...
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Is it possible to run a node with only build file and boot node of the chain?

If i have build file(i.e target file) and boot node of the substrate chain. Can I join the network by running my validator node? Note: Our goal is to minimise the effort required for users who wish to ...
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Write node details to IPFS

I want to write the multi-addresses of all nodes in my network to a file on the IPFS. I see that there's this module that can be used to write data to IPFS, I was just wondering whether it would be ...
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how to connect a 3rd node on a different network using bootnode to an existing permissionless/public node on GCP

I have set up a trusted node using substrate node template with 2 nodes on GCP. (a permissionless/public network A) I would like simulate the process to add a 3rd node as a validator on a different ...
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Not able to connect via archive node to my network

I am trying to connect a new peer with archive-node instead of validator-node but I am unable to enter the network it shows peers(0), but as soon as I give --validator tag the new peer start syncing. ...
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Light Client Bootnode Max Connections Limit

I am trying to understand how the light client reduces dependence on RPC nodes. The typical RPC node uses the --ws-max-connections flag to set a specific limit on the number of web socket connections ...
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Nodes not connecting to Rococo relaychain

We are having issues with RPC & Collator nodes connecting to Rococo relaychain. The running chain works but once we restart any node, it cannot find relay peers on the relaychain and thus stalls / ...
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Substrate-Connect Integration For Custom Chain Without BootNodes In The Chain Spec JSON

My question is: what is the best way to specify bootnodes for substrate-connect, inside the JS application, in this situation? We are integrating substrate-connect into a JS application that uses the ...
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How can i fetch the node identity from cli?

How we can fetch the node identity(local node identity in snapshort) after running the node i would need it so that i can make process automatic to start the second node by using that node key
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How can I set multiple bootnodes and have them communicate with each other?

I would like to know how i can set up multiple bootnodes that share the same state. Would doing this require the bootnodes to share the same database? I know this is basic substrate staff but it would ...
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Should I set validator or rpc nodes in chainspec bootnodes?

I am adding bootnodes to chainspecs and I wonder if I should prefer setting validator nodes or rpc nodes in the bootnodes list. They are all connected with p2p, but is there a reason to privilege some ...
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How to get PeerID or local node identity in bash script to enable running other node using it as bootnode in a command in script?

I want to write a script that runs node01, node02, node03 in relay chain network setup. How do I get local node identity generated from running node 01? Also I am confused on how the first validator ...
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Add Validators to your substrate node template

I generate key pairs on my first machine and modify the customspec.json and generate customspecRaw.json and distribute my customspecRaw.json to other machines I want to add. Okay My question is that ...
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Forcing node traffic to local network

We would like to force all our local node traffic to use the local network instead of the internet to communicate between eachother. Any best practice to do this?
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Node doesn't peer with a network specifying bootNodes

we have an existing parachain network consisting of one archive node and 4 rpc nodes that are peering and synced with the relay chain. They run inside docker containers in different virtual machines. ...
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Node is loosing peers, it there a way to force lock a connection

One of our nodes is struggling to keep its peers and often gets disconnected from the other nodes. This node is in our set of bootnodes. Is there a way to flag the peers connection between (boot)nodes ...
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Parachain not syncing with peers

An instance is already running a parachain collator node and is producing block. Is collating: yes [Relaychain] 🏷 Local node identity is: 12D3KooWLhkaoFSGV2JfXea1BGTEAv2R5PE4v2b1nHZMo1ZGtXDG [...
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how to launch a bootnode and necessary parameters

What are the necessary parameters that substrate bootnodes need to configure, --sync Full --pruning archive --node-key Is it ok? Other nodes synchronize blocks by linking bootnodes
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automating the launch of bootnodes

We want to automate the launch of our bootnodes for our parachain. We generated a spec file with an IP address as well as an identity that are repeatable. We used the --node-key to get a repeatable ...
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How to obtain a peer address?

In older versions of the Substrate node template, the node would print some helpful information on startup. For example it would print the ports being used for the websocket and p2p endpoints. It ...
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How to add bootnodes option in running validator node?

I have to set up a network using the substrate. I am able to run the first node as boot node. now I have to run 3 more nodes as validator. Should I need to provide the first node IP as boot node URL ...
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Setting up sync node as backend for dApps connected with validator nodes

I have set up my blockchain with 5 validator nodes. Node01 is bootnode and Nodes 2,3,4,5 are working as validator nodes connected with bootnode. Now I have to expose WSS URL for my chain. I have read ...
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Best practice upgrading bootnodes

What is the best practice for upgrading boot nodes on a live chain ( if we don't have the node id file ) ? Just change the node id in the genesis file, recompile and upgrade all the bins ?
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How are polkadot bootnodes set up? [duplicate]

I'm trying to set up my own public blockchain and have been running into issues when setting up a bootnode to be accessible over DNS rather than IP4. Based on the Polkadot chain specification, their ...
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