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A piece of software that creates and validates blocks for the blockchain and gets a reward in return. Users can choose to delegate their ADA to a stake pool to get a cut of the stake pool rewards.

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What is the best way to query stake pools by ticker?

As a developer, I'd like to have a service that retrieves the information of a stake pool based on its ticker (or all the stake pools with that ticker, I know there can be duplicates). I'm thinking ...
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How can I build a transaction to register a stake pool using Cardano Serialization Lib?

I have built the following transaction to register a stake pool: { "txHash": "0f874a3cb0ba57ed68a79601781eb9e29666f7f2f0e72ab4ed1f3cc9fcea7dee", "ttl": 60310548, &...
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How can I stop Cardano Node correctly without running it as a service?

Is there a way to correctly stop cardano-node different than making it run as a service? I have noticed that, since version 1.34.1, I'm getting the message Validating chunk no. X out of Y. every time ...
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Is there a way to start a Cardano node in Devnet?

I'd like to start a Cardano node in Devnet (not Testnet). I looked for the configuration files in here, but it seems they are not available. Is this even possible?
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How can I start a Hydra Node in devnet?

I have been researching on how to start a Hydra node in devnet using Docker and I found this link with these two simple commands: docker pull ghcr.io/input-output-hk/hydra-node:latest docker run --rm ...
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systemd auto run stake poll issue (code=exited, status=127)

I have been trying to run the Cardano node by systemd for about 3 days but not getting any luck I can run startBlockProducingNode.sh manually without error, Cardano node run successfully The systemd ...
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Will stakepool rewards statistically even out over time if I run a pool with a small stake?

If I start a pool with a large pledge of around 170k ADA but I struggle to get people to stake to my pool and I just end up having only the 170k pledge of ADA staked to the pool the entire time the ...
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Is the stake pool fixed fee cost once per epoch or per every block won?

Is the stake pool fixed fee cost, or min fee currently 340 ada, once per epoch, or once per block won?
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How to transfer ADA in stake pool wallet?

I'm trying to use cntools to send ADA from my stake pool wallet to a Ledger wallet (sending "all" to address) and I've been getting: Command failed: transaction submit Error: Error while ...
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One node surprisingly running out of disk space

I had two cardano-node instances running via kvm on one physical machine. Both nodes were running on mainnet for a while before I switched them over to testnet (to prepare for turning these into a ...
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How can I generate a KES Signature using cardano-serialization-lib?

Cardano Serialization Lib has this class: export class KESSignature { free(): void; /** * @returns {Uint8Array} */ to_bytes(): Uint8Array; /** * @param {Uint8Array} bytes * @returns {KESSignature} ...
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How can I issue an operational certificate using cardano-serialization-lib?

Cardano Serialization Lib has this class: export class OperationalCert { free(): void; /** * @returns {Uint8Array} */ to_bytes(): Uint8Array; /** * @param {Uint8Array} bytes * @returns {...
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Cardano Core Node has high Tip Diff in gLiveView after upgrading node(s) to 1.34.1

After upgrading my nodes to 1.34.1, I noticed that the Tip Diff KPI in gLiveView began returning high 200+ results and the block propagation times increased by a couple seconds. The relay nodes are ...
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Is it possible to generate all stake pool files and keys using Cardano Serialization Lib?

To successfully create and register a stake pool, we are require to generate: Payment keys and address Stake keys and address Stake pool cold key Stake pool hot key Stake pool VRF key Stake pool ...
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First epoch slot and stability window

I am building a Cron job to check leader-slots and during testing/learning phase I saw that the command will not start if the slot isn't greater than first slot of the epoch + stability window slots ...
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Block Propagation

I was checking GLiveView Stats on my pool and I noticed that served, under block propagation in block producer and relays have different values, 20 on BP and 2000 on Relay after 15H of Uptime. Why ...
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Anyone have experience using Pfsense SNORT to secure relays?

I've been exploring the wide array of content regarding relay and core node setup (prefer the manual approach). I'd like to be as secure as possible and have been thinking about the use of tools / ...
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Payment2.addr: no such file or directory

I know I'm missing something super obvious but I'm on this part and I don't see where payment2.addr gets created so of course it says it doesn't exist. I'm trying to submit the transaction on the ...
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Confusing configuring of multiple relay nodes, multi host pool and SRV DNS

When one building Stake Pool with "Future-proof" and scalability in mind it would make sense to make your setup right from the beginning. While there are various guides about pool setup I ...
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Stake Pool Pledge: Must the pledge amount be part of the active stake? Is Live stake okay?

I understand the pledge must be met by the stake pool owners. My question is basically if ada is added it takes 2 epochs to become active stake. Can I increase the pledge amount immediately after the ...
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Stake Pool Locations. How is the best way to obtain a list of cardano stake pools by country?

I'd like to develop a list of cardano stake pools by country. A static list would be OK, but a repeatable method of developing an updated list by country would be much better. Is there a way of doing ...
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Re-Delegation Smart Contract

Prelude: I have a micro-cardano-pool ,less than 10K include 3 deligators (my friends). Despite the sike of the pool, I would like my pool be an active element in the mainnet network. Therefore I ...
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How to keep ADA in Yoroi wallet without staking?

Hi I send some ADA to my Yoroi wallet but it staked into the pool automatically, I want to keep some ADA in the wallet so I can claim coins from Drip Drops, how do I do it?
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How to move Stake Pool Node to new IP address?

I believe we are missing something. Earlier I asked a question on how to reregister the stake pool from the new hosts. However, apparently I had not asked the entire question - which is, how do you ...
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How to move Cardano Node stake pool to new IP address?

We are changing hosting services, and want to move the BP and Relay nodes to new machines. They are all set up and synced with Mainnet, but when we re-run the 05c SPOS script it complains there are ...
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How can I determine how many staking nodes are run by an operator?

When selecting a Cardano Stake Pool for delegation, I have been relying on taking a look at their website and making a judgement call about whether they are are a sole operator with a single node. Is ...
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What mechanisms are in place encourage decentralization and to deter centralization of stake pools?

One of the core goals of any L1 cryptocurrency is to ensure decentralization of its consensus mechanism (proof-of-stake, proof-of-work, etc.). For Cardano that is the number of independent Stake Pool ...
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1.33.0 cardano-cli query stake-snapshot does not generate json

I'm trying to generate leaderlogs on cardano-node 1.33.0 when i try to query the stake snapshot with cardano-cli query stake-snapshot --stake-pool-id ...
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Is a block winning a height battle with a 43 second prop time a potential form of MEV?

Would someone please be so kind as to explain how a block with a 43 second prop time wins a height battle??? Block #: 6777986 Pool ID: 2cf87fadec7130c7e41910492073ae4dbe65ca462c1fdc3d2a56d015 ...
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Are Single stakepools losing?

Epoch 315 statistics based on Daedalus-ranking Epoch 315 numbers for the k500 pools in daedalus: From the total 500 ranked pools, 340 are multipools, 160 are single stakepools. In the first 10 ranked ...
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What is the minimum amount of Ada needed to stake?

What is the minimum (lowest) amount of Ada needed to stake? Could you have the delegation fee + 0.00001 Ada? Where is this referenced?
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How does Cardano protect against DoS attacks against stake pools?

I was reading about Algorand’s core technology, and in their section on delegated proof of stake, they argue that DoS attacks are a key weakness of this, and hence Cardano‘s, model. I was wondering ...
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Secure pledge with hardware wallet

technical question for securing the pledge with hardware wallet. Is it possible to have the pledged secured with ledger nano and not having to sign pool updates with it? I mean, just have the ledger ...
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How to obtain wallet addresses of stake pool delegators?

I am trying to figure out how to write some scripts that will dish out rewards to delegators on my staking pool - I want to get the wallet addresses of delegators, and determine rewards based on the ...
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Testnet relay doesn't have any incoming peer connections other than my BP node

I just recently set up a stakepool on the Testnet. I am running v1.32.1 of Cardano-node on both my relay and BP. Each node (relay and BP) are EC2 instances within the same VPC, and both are running ...
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Remove Owner from Stake Pool

Good Morning, I need clarity on the process to remove an owner from a stake pool. Few epochs ago, I added my hardware wallet as a owner of my stake pool. This results in the fact that now my pool is ...
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Is it possible to manually derive Stake Pool Cold Keys from a Master Seed?

I am wondering if it is currently possible to manually derive stake pool cold keys using a low-level module like cardano-addresses. The idea behind this is to have a single master seed/mnemonic, ...
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How does one check a pool's delegation history?

How does one view addresses that were staking with a specific pool at a specific epoch boundary? If there is any way to view a list of addresses that received staking rewards for a particular block, ...
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Selfish mining / denial of service on Cardano?

I just analysed the reasons for why my pool minted an orphaned block. Here is the sequence of events: My pool minted block No=1 in its allocated slot=28 at T=28.050 seconds. This block propagated ...
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Check total ADA delegated to the pool with cardano-cli

I'm running the stake pool and want to know the delegators count and total amount of ADA delegated to my pool. Is there a way to do that from my producer/relay node using cardano-cli? I know this info ...
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Stake pool blockchain sync is incredibly slow

Has anyone synced a node lately? It has been 3 days and I've only reached 75% of the tip. This is much slower than a few months ago. I'm currently only connected to the IOHK North America relay with a ...
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Comparing protocol upgrades in Cardano vs Ethereum

I’ve read some of the available Hard Fork combinator press release info like the IOHK release blogpost but as a blockchain newb, I don’t have a good grasp of how this substantially improves upon the ...
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If you run a stake pool at home, and have to move, what is the best transition approach?

If you say are a single stake pool operator running a bare metal server from home, what happens if you have to move? How do you make the transition without going offline? What is the best recommended ...
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Is it a problem for BPs to talk to Relays using different versions of cardano-node?

If my BP is running cardano node 1.30.1 and I just upgraded one of my relays to cardano-node 1.31.0, will they still be able to talk to each other or will all nodes have to be updated?
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Can I use my ADA at any time while they are staked into a pool or are they frozen?

Can I send my ADA to another wallet instantly or use them instantly for whatever reason I like while they are delegated(staked) into a pool in Yoroi Wallet or does it take time to undelegate them ...
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Missed slot leader checks

The “missed slot leader checks” on my stakepool are at 0.98% or 14,527. Is this cause for concern? I have tried applying the solutions found in the following links, but nothing seems to make a ...
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What are some ways a SPO can attack the network and what mechanisms exist to discourage or mitigate such attacks?

What are some ways a SPO can attack the Cardano blockchain? E.g. in Bitcoin, a miner could intentionally exclude certain transactions to the extend that the miner's hash power allows. Is something ...
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Can you run a stake pool pseudonymously?

To be a stake pool operator and run a stake pool, can you do this pseudonymously? If so, What are the pro/cons to this? Would this be preferred to prevent hacks, enhance DevSecOp, and potentially ...
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Block Producer Node no pending Tx's

Please excuse the noob-ic question: My block producer node shows 0 Total Tx and 0 Pending Tx on gLiveView: However, my two relay nodes have non-zero total and pending tx values, and seem to only be ...
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How to solve "cabal: Could not resolve dependencies" when building cardano-cli cardano-node

I'm a newbie to Cardano. I'm trying to set up a stake pool as this link explained. https://www.coincashew.com/coins/overview-ada/guide-how-to-build-a-haskell-stakepool-node I stuck with cabal build ...
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