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How to setup bootnode to use DNS address instead of IP4?

I currently have a node running on the cloud and I've set its websocket port to a custom domain following Polkadot's Nginx config (here). I would like to be able to use this node as a bootnode for ...
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what existing polkadot network monitoring tools are out there? [closed]

It would be nice to build a list of tools that are useful to monitor the network.
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How long does it take for a peer bad reputation to clear out?

Sometime a peer reputation would drop because of networking issue or bug in the design, preventing the node to interact properly with the other peer. How long does it take for the peer reputation to ...
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What does the peer reputation value correspond to?

When inspecting the peer reputation of the connected peers, they can have a very wide range a value, how can it be interpreted ?
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what's a good value for `--ws-max-connections`?

calamari parachain uses an aws dns latency based load balancer for the ws.calamari.systems dns entry used by polkadot.js for websocket interactions with calamari. there are multiple, geographically ...
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How to limit libp2p traffic or set maximum number of peers

In running a polkadot node on the mainnet, i'd like to know how to limit the maximum number of peers, or if this functionality is already built into the protocol somehow. Since my network traffic is ...
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How to connect to a node from other computer?

I am running a local node on a computer. How can I connect and get information on this node from another computer using Polkadot Js API?
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How to start a private network on 2 computers?

I've done the Start a private network tutorial. However, in this tutorial, they run 2 nodes on the same computer with different ports. Now I want to run a private network with different computers but ...
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