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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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How do I change the -with-rtsopts flags when I execute cardano-node?

I want to specify some extra flags like --nonmoving-gc and -N (with the right amount of CPU cores that I want my cardano-node to execute in - my server has 16 CPU cores) in my +RTS configuration. What ...
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How to make relay node receive mempool txs without becoming a spo?

I want my relay to receive mempool txs just like how a stakepool operator's relay nodes work (preferably in p2p), i have tried topology updater before but as people are moving to p2p, peers i get ...
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How is the hash of a stake pool metadata file calculated?

I know how to use the CLI to compute the hash of stake pool metadata file, what I'm not sure of is how the hash is actually computed. What hash algorithm is used? Is the file hashed as raw bytes? ...
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Securing Stake Pool With Hardware Wallet

was looking at this project for securing cardano stake pool node with a hardware wallet (trezor specifically) https://github.com/vacuumlabs/cardano-hw-cli just curious if anyone out there has used ...
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Retire a stake pool and get the rewards and pledge before

I had once the knowledge on how to operate a stake pool, but I hadn't had time to care about it, and now I want to end it. Now I still have some ADA staked but also as the pool deposit thingy (forgot ...
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What is the Daedalus Pool Ranking Equation and where is it defined in the code?

What is the Daedalus Pool Ranking Equation? Where is it defined in open source code? A seemingly simple question, but hard to find, where the Daedalus pool ranking equation lives. Can anyone tell me ...
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Building a transaction that will require both payment and stake key signature using Cardano Serialization Lib

Usually, when a build a simple transaction such as making a payment, the transaction usually requires the buyer's payment key. Here is an example transaction I made with Cardano Serialization Lib. // ...
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Changing Pledge amount on the stake pool

I would like to increase the pledged amount on my stake pool. I searched online and I learned that I need to generate a new pool.cert among other things and that the change will take effect in two ...
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Staking balance and Reward in cardano

I want to get the staking balance and reward in Cardano. I am using the Blockfrost API and I can get the staking and reward amount using the stake address. However, what I don't understand is that the ...
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How can I Stake NFTs In Cardano?

I am new to Cardano, I want some guidance from you guyz about this. Can someone please guide me that how can we stake NFTs in non custodial way in Cardano. I want to stake NFTs like the official ...
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Get Delegations in Cardano

I am going to get delegations list for specific pool, epoch. https://docs.blockfrost.io/#tag/Cardano-Epochs/paths/~1epochs~1{number}~1stakes~1{pool_id}/get I found blockfrost api and tested. My test ...
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How to get my stacking funds after to deregistrate on Ada

after creating my pool for 2 weeks on Cardano, I would like to take the funds back to finish my tests. But after the deregistration, I still don't see my funds in my payment address. I was wondering ...
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Do we need to install a Virtual Machine to run a Cardano Node?

Why do we need Virtual Machine to run a Cardano Node/ Stake Pool? Is it possible to run a Cardano Node without Virtual Machine?
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What are Leader VRF and Block VRF values on Pooltool?

During slot battles or height battles between stake pools, the realtime chain tip on Pooltool displays (B) and (L) for the pool that has a lower "Block" and "Leader" VRF value, ...
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What is the use of BFT node in cardano blockchain?

I searched in Cardano docs but couldn't find much related to the BFT node and how it works. And how it is used in consensus. Why is it needed? Any insights would be great. Thanks.
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No relay IP at https://explorer.mainnet.cardano.org/relays/topology.json after more than 2 weeks

I have to say, that i have already done 1 SPO about month ago, and all was fine. Today i have struggling with another one that i have to set up. All looks like fine, but i can't see mine realay IP on ...
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1.35.3 not syncing since epoch 365

I moved our stake pool LOXE to 1.35.3 (git rev 80b5637a5520648d50b0763d7677ddbe374cd598) on August 20th and it was producing blocks regularly. I noticed yesterday that our block producer was up as a ...
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How can I convert the hex hash ID of a stake pool to "pool1..." format in Javascript or TypeScript?

I want to convert the hash of a pool in hexadecimal to pool1... format How can I do this?
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How to get number of delegators of a pool?

Using cardano-db-sync, I want to get the number of delegators given a pool_id. For example, this pool has 22 delegators. https://cardanoscan.io/pool/...
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Reactivate Retired Stake Pool

If I still have all the keys is it possible to reactivate a stake pool that was previously retired?
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cardano-node: error while loading shared libraries: libsecp256k1.so.0:

I compiled cardano-node 1.35.3 on another Ubuntu box and copied over, but it seems a library is missing. cardano-node: error while loading shared libraries: libsecp256k1.so.0: cannot open shared ...
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What's the best hardware device to generate stake pool cold-keys and key rotation?

What are the best recommended hardware devices to use that are offline / cold to generate the stake pool cold-keys and key rotation? Laptop with WIFI switched off? Raspberry pi zero with wifi ...
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Deploy a local testnet

To test plutus scripts and transactions, I want to have a lightweight environment which I can use when I have no internet. So, how can I deploy a local testnet in the Babbage era for testing?
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Can Mithril Aggregators change snapshot after signing?

Mithril is a mechanism for developing lightweight wallets by storing blockchain snapshots on Mithril Aggregator. We can authenticate these snapshots using Multi Signature. But after the snapshot is ...
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How to view Daedalus' Stake Pool Rankings, without having Daedalus downloaded?

Is there a way to view Daedalus' stake pool rankings, without having Daedalus installed? I had to uninstall Daedalus because my laptop ran out of room. Note, other explorers like AdaPools and Eternl ...
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Research collaboration: past snapshots of Yoroi/Adapools pool rankings [closed]

We are an MIT-based team doing research on the evolution of the Cardano ecosystem. We are analyzing delegations and we find the current snapshot of Yoroi/Adapools rankings at https://js.adapools.org/...
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Error when connectiong BP node and Relay

I am setting up a stake pool on mainnet after practicing on testnet for a while, but I can't get over this issue. BP is supposed to connect to my relay only, but I get the following: BP: [vmi92943:...
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How Can I Collect Pool Operator Submit APIs?

Submit apis are possible given the current state of the chain, however, where can I go to verify that a submit API is genuine? The ideal solution would be a way to check stake pools for the API that ...
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after 1.35.0 update: gLiveView Luck and Ideal showing "--"

Hi new stake pool operator here. I'm having an issue after upgrading to 1.35.0. In gLiveView it shows blanks for both luck and ideal and it hasn't minted any new blocks since upgrading. Any thoughts ...
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Why do Binance stake pools pledge nothing?

Binance runs 62 pools close to saturation. See AdaPools: https://adapools.org/groups/binance-20. But I am more surprised that every one of them has only 2 ADA in pledge! I am confused why Binance does ...
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Rising trend in blocks missing: what could be the reason? Should we worry?

I came across this fantastic real-time data-visualization site for Cardano: Cardano Blockchain Insights. My question is: why have the missing blocks increased by so much? Epoch 347 is due to some ...
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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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