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Could you please help me run my validator anonymously?

Could someone please guide me to some information on how to run my substrate validator anonymously? Is there a way to do it without effecting performance? Thank you
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Recommended method to run substrate validator behind a proxy to hide its address?

I have setup a substrate validator for a project running on cloud provider and it is working ok, but I would like to self host the validator and conceal its ip address by having a cloud server hosted ...
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paraValidator session keys requires read permission for non owner

Disclaimer: this topic is about manipulating session keys of a Polkadot validator, these operations are considered very risky for validators, do not try these unless you know 100% what you are doing. ...
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Validator reports 0 own stake

Validator reports 0 own stake, which shouldn't be the case. https://joystream.subscan.io/validator/j4V34YfStojh9yWCXVmv5bwR4rV4nHwvJLRqCF39acoVPnJiB?tab=nominator When I query staking.ledger for ...
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chain stop producing block after adding pallet-session

I'm working on the pow substrate chain with grandpa. For that I integrate the pallet-session and substrate-validator-set[https://github.com/gautamdhameja/substrate-validator-set/tree/master] to join ...
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How to add validators node on running chain in pow substrate chain with grandpa?

I'm working on pow substrate chain with grandpa. How can i add the grandpa validators in the running chain?
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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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How to access keystore from pallet?

I want to add keys from a pallet in the keystore so that these keys can participate in the consensus[validation/block authorisation]. Is it possible to perform? If yes how?
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Facing issue in connecting polkadot UI with nodes running on gcp [updated]

I'm running 3 validator nodes on different vm instances on gcp but I'm not able to connect these node with the polkadot UI. Here are the commands which I'm using to run the nodes: ./target/release/...
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How to add 3 validators node from different networks?

I want to run our substrate chain with 3 validators, and these validators will run in 3 different network. I'm following this documentation: https://docs.substrate.io/tutorials/build-a-blockchain/add-...
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Updating SLOT_DURATION on Mainnet - Seeking Assistance!

We are facing a challenge regarding our mainnet and we need the guidance and expertise of the community. Currently, we are looking to update the SLOT_DURATION to optimize the performance of our ...
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The necessity of bitfields in Polkadot, and potential replacement with threshold signatures

My question is related to the usage of bitfields in data availability system, described in https://spec.polkadot.network/chapter-anv. Polkadot uses bitfields to know if a relay-chain block is stored ...
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Solochain mainnet experiencing problems finalizing blocks after a few months

We are operating a custom Solochain NPOS blockchain with Substrate. After running a stable testnet for months, we promoted to mainnet version 1. Initially the mainnet was operating normally, with ...
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Is it possible to fetch the validator's public address who participate during the grandpa finality of the current block?[updated]

I'm working on a chain where I need to gather the validator's public address who participates in the grandpa finality process and validate the current block. For ex: let's say we have 10 validators ...
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How to get the validators list?

Is it possible to get the list of validators which validate a particular block? For instance, let's say we have at block 10 and if this block is finalised then I need to find the list of validators ...
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Validation of Transactions Executed in on_finalised Function within the Hook

Will transactions executed within the on_finalised function inside the hook undergo validation by the validators?
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Where we are doing the selection of validators?

I'm new to substrate, I want to explore where we are selecting the validators for current block authorisation[pos]. Can anyone help me to find out in the code for that particular functionality?
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Parachain doesn't produce blocks(collation wasn't advertised to any validator)

I'm currently engaged with the Polkadot relay chain version 1.1.0, and I've encountered an issue in the parachain where block production is not occurring. My configuration involves two validators in ...
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How to change the NextAuthorities set from custom pallet?

The NextAuthorities is only updated in function enact_epoch_change() in pallet_babe and this function is called in Trait EpochChangeTrigger (pallet_babe) and OnSessionHandler so, in the ...
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The displayed bonded amount is lower than the bonded amount itself in the targets

I'm encountering an issue with staking. When I bond an amount of 100, the explorer displays 92 in the targets, but the account section shows the entire amount. For the example the validator present in ...
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Fetch NodeMetrics from Telemetry shard

I want to fetch a couple of node metrics, like startup_time, bandwidth_upload, bandwidth_download, etc for all of the nodes in my network, for the purpose of sending them to another application though ...
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How to assign some number to the miners in POW substrate chain?

I'm working with POW substrate chain and I want to assign some number to the miners according to the work they have done earlier. Is it possible? If yes can we fetch those numbers during the block ...
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Unable to connect to bootnode

I have 1 live chain Context: Archive node serves as the bootnode Having some pre-defined validators connected to the bootnode (--bootnodes /ip4/13.215.176.156/tcp/30333/p2p/...
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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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How we can add the new validator keys in Live POA solochain?

We are live as solochain with POA. Now we need to add new validator to the network for that we need to add the keys to the chain also. How we can do that? NOTE: Sessions pallet is not integrated yet ...
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How much internet uptime is required for running parachain or parathread?

I have a home internet connection of 80-95% uptime with 7-10 Mbps speed. Is it possible to run a parachain or parathread node without taking any cloud services? Here, is some docs: The good news is ...
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What are the risks of panicking inside an extrinsic call?

Let's imagine the following extrinsic. #[pallet::call_index(1)] #[pallet::weight(T::WeightInfo::might_panic_extrinsic())] pub fn might_panic_extrinsic(origin: OriginFor<T>) -> DispatchResult {...
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How do I modify the chain spec for a local relay chain to have an additional relay chain validator? (I already have two: Alice and Bob)

I am referring this documentation on preparing a local relay chain in which they have provided a plain sample relay chain spec. Also, I have cloned this release locally. The documentation says that ...
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How do nominators get paid in the staking?

In the pallet-staking, the transaction fee is distributed between the treasury and author. I want to know that how validators and nominator are getting their reward?
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What is default --execution <strategy> and recommended value for node/validator operator?

When executing node as a validator, the documentation states here that there is differents execution strategy available, however as this is optionnal switches, what is default if nothing is set ? ...
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How can I ensure that the validator and nominator do not incur transaction fees?

I would like to prevent the fees mechanism within the chain from imposing any transaction fees on validators and nominations. Could someone kindly provide guidance on achieving this?
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How can we restart the chain if it becomes stuck during data migration?

I performed a runtime upgrade on the chain, but due to a migration failure, the chain stopped producing blocks. The logs only show that the migration failed. When I attempt to restart the validators, ...
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Newer nodes unable to execute genesis chainspec, "unknown field `phantom`"

We've been running a testnet and have executed a number of runtime upgrades. We've also upgraded the node across a variety of changes. New validators are trying to join the network and yet they cannot ...
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kusama upload/download bandwidth speed so low

I'm running a Kusama node with a actual network speed ranging from over 100MB/s to 500MB/s on both sides. However, I'm facing issues with slow block propagation time and low upload/download bandwidth ...
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How to query the waiting validators in past eras?

Getting the current active validators could be done. Also getting the past Active validators also can be queried using EraStakers in staking pallet. How to query waiting validators by Era Index?
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how to add validator in network using subxt

I am using subxt library . I have downloaded metadata from chain using this url **wss://rpc.polkadot.io:443 ** . I want to know how can i add validator to the chain using subxt library .
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How I use Database Snapshot Services correct

I want use Database Snapshot Services, because making genesis to last block takes too much time.... so I used POLKACHU site, the code is. " curl -o - -L https://snapshots.polkachu.com/snapshots/...
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duplicated sessionkey

In polkadot.js staking , when i put the session key, the result is "duplicated session key" I use the command in SSH "echo '{"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0","...
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Validating node, how connet to polkadot.js

For running validate nodes, through set up, now i can see my node on the telemetry. but I don't know how to connect to polkadot.js. polka wiki says "You can generate your Session keys in the ...
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the difference between polkadot validators and substrate validators: are they the same?

I use substrate in order to develop polkadot and I need depth information about substrate validators. There are a lot of data about polkadot validators but i haven't seen usefull data about substrate ...
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How does primary slots and secondary vrf slots work?

I am struggling to understand some behaviour on a custom 7 validators solochain. Currently using babe with a 1/4 primary slots probability, the block time is 20 sec, and we have ...
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FetchPOV Timeout issue with Basilisk(Kusama)

I am facing fetchPOV timeout issue with basilisk chain 100% of the time while para-validating. I suspect that this could be a geolocation issue(Singapore) as many other validators in Singapore are ...
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Error submitting setKeys function in POA chain using polkadotJS

PolkadotJS version 0.9.30 Im following following tutorial https://github.com/gautamdhameja/substrate-validator-set/blob/polkadot-v0.9.30/docs/council-integration.md and getting the following error ...
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How to get validators list which nominator delegated

I want to get validator address list from nominator address using PolkadotJS/api. How can I get?
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How to setup the network of a validator node?

I read good practices of how to setup a validator node, but I did not see a network part. A validator node should not expose a public RPC API (it should only be internal, allowing access through a VPN ...
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No rewards to block authors for validating transactions in a PoA chain

1- I've built a custom chain with unified accounts that uses PoA as its consensus, but there's no addition to the validator's balance on the confirmation of a transaction even though I've set in my ...
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Decentralize substrate template

In the substrate node template only alice and bob is validator who can auth block but i want to let any account to be able to validate and block how do i do it so any one can create block and finilaze?...
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`polkadot benchmark machine` does not pass (official documentation recommended configuration)

official configuration: https://wiki.polkadot.network/docs/maintain-guides-how-to-validate-polkadot#requirements We opened the appropriate server on aws according to the requirements in the official ...
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How to list waiting validators?

We can list the active set with session::validators() and/or babe::authorities() How to list waiting validators though?
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Fixed Validator Rewards in an NPoS Substrate chain

Is it possible to have fixed validator rewards on each epoch in a NPoS consensus based substrate chain. This suggests that the rewards are based on inflation and stake rate, and I've not seen any ...
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