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a Cardano test network. Used to validate and test new features prior to implementation on the production network (mainnet)

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How can a developer access the Cardano network?

As a developer building an application, what are different way to access the Cardano network?
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Is the Cardano testnet indefinite and immutable?

As the Cardano mainnet, will the Cardano testnet be maintained indefinitely and immutably or it will perish at some point in time?
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How can a private network be created besides Mainnet and Testnet?

I've came across this 2 year old question in Stack Overflow, I'm starting a side project at work to explore the potential of Cardano. There is an old documentation page that mentions cardano-sl ...
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What is the testnet-magic argument and why is it 1097911063?

I am currently running a testnet-node version 1.29.0. To query the blockain, I use the command cardano-cli query tip --testnet-magic 1097911063 to get the last block. What is the testnet-magic ...
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Does the testnet faucet still exist? How to create testnet ADA?

We are learning how to work with the cardano wallet cli in pursuit of building our product. We're just getting started. We would like to work in the testnet because we have a lot to learn and we don't ...
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When will the pioneers testnet go live?

In a recent blog post by IOG (link) the roadmap indicated the Pioneer testnet would go live mid-April to the start of May. Is anyone able to comment/update us on when the testnet will go live?
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Can't connect cardano-wallet with the node on testnet: blockedIndefinitelyException = thread blocked indefinitely in an STM transaction

I'm following this guide https://developers.cardano.org/docs/integrate-cardano/creating-wallet-faucet#creating-a-wallet-with-cardano-wallet to learn about Cardano infra. I have cardano-node running on ...
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PAB connection to public testnet or mainnet (Example/Tutorial)

Does anyone know and want to share any information on how to connect PAB to public testnet (not simulator) or mainnet? Are there any examples/tutorials for it?
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What tools do I have for building a Cardano Daap right now?

I am building a Dapp in Cardano and I want it to build NFTs even if it's not possible right now, what tools can I use for it? I know that there is a testnet where I can run Plutus contract. How can I ...
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Is the metadata limit on testnet transactions the same as mainnet?

I was wondering if there was a difference in the byte limit in metadata added to test-net transactions versus being done on the main-net.
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Documentation for smart contract deployment on testnet & mainnet

Can somebody point out where I can get the doc for smart contract deployment on testnet & mainnet? I am testing on plutus playground now and would deploy on testnet to try. Thanks in advance.
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How do you publish on-chain code to mainnet and testnet?

I've understand that the on-chain code is stored in the blockchain through Playground module which is in sync against a local node. But how to "publish" this code to run anywhere? It's an ...
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Error running Testnet node: unwrapEnvelopeErr = ObsoleteNodeCHAIN BlockNo 2989599 SlotNo 39614381

I am trying to run a testnet node (version 1.29) but it stops sync with this error: $ cardano-node run --topology testnet-topology.json \ --database-path ~/cardano/db/ \ --socket-path ~/cardano/...
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Empty txInfoSignatories after building transaction with cardano-cli

In the Plutus Pionner Lectures, Lars instructed us to use txSignedBy in order to ensure that a user signed the transaction. The function tries to find a public key hash in the txInfoSignatories list, ...
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How do you send ada from a Byron address to a Shelley address using the CLI?

I am currently working to build a private network from Byron to Alonzo and I think I have some test-ada left in a Byron address. If I am in the Shelley (Alonzo) era and I am using the cli to conduct ...
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How to convert a cardano address into a public key hash?

After spending some time learning Plutus with emulators, I decided to start learning how to actually deploy and use the scripts in the testnet. In this process, I installed cardano-cli and created ...
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Cardano CLI - Error submitting transaction for minting a token

I am trying to create a token and I've been following the instructions for here: https://developers.cardano.org/docs/native-tokens/minting/#minting-native-assets This is on testnet. Here is some info: ...
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How to connect Yoroi to testnet?

I already have a testnet cardano-node running on my machine. How can I connect Yoroi there? Is the hetwork hardcoded in the wallet or I'm missing some advanced settings?
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Getting Validator Hash

I'm checking the Value locked by certain ValidatorHash of another script that I deployed. Does anyone know how to get Ledger.Address or ValidatorHash from Plutus or cardano-cli? I know the "...
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Is there any way to connect to cardano testnet without running the cardano-node on local computer?

Since the KEVM or EVM devnet seem to be crashed, I Want to access the Cardano testnet, but I don't want to run a Cardano node on my machine and sync the info. so I wonder is there any tool that can be ...
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When will fees be finalized on the Alonzo testnet to reflect mainnet experience? Will it be on Sep 1?

I noticed the fees being shown to the Alonzo testnet users haven't been representative. It was mentioned on Aug Cardano 360 it is being finalized. Will it be implemented right out of the gate on 1 ...
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Trying to get a Testnet Node Running

Can anyone help me troubleshoot this? I am trying to get a testnet node running. After syncing for quite a while I get this error: [DESKTOP-:cardano.node.DnsSubscription:Error:70] [2021-08-26 14:36:47....
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Best practice for testing smart contract

Let's say you have your haskell code ready to test as a smart contract on the testnet, what is the best practice to go about testing if your smart contract works as intended? Does the same process ...
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Return tAda using Cardano-CLI

I want to return test ADA to the test faucet. Is there an easy way to return the tAda? I'm using this documentation to create and submit a transaction to testnet: How to create a metadata transaction ...
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Alonzo purple node not syncing

My Alonzo Purple stopped earlier today at: { "epoch": 1138, "hash": "6da227172643387f26e2b95e7f8d781938a6084bc745fb5026134fa901bd5ef8", "slot": ...
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Error while decoding the protocol parameters

This is occurring on testnet. Trying to calculate a fee for a transaction that will include metada. Here's the script: cardano-cli transaction calculate-min-fee \ --tx-body-file tx.draft \ --...
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Testnet Node Error - [cardano-:cardano.node.DnsSubscription:Error:211493]

Currently running a test node and when it gets synced this error happens. So far I deleted the db/ folder and ran cardano-node again. Everything was going well but when it syncs this happened again. ...
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plutus example of interacting with wallet on testnet using haskell

Can anyone proivde an example of how to create a wallet that can be used in the Main.hs file when connected to the testnet? I have working code for Emulator and Simulator, but all examples against ...
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Best practice when building a private Cardano testnet?

I am using scripts provided by IOHK to help build a private testnet. I have been told (during discussions in the white/blue/purple testnet development) that best practice is to start the network in ...
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Does NFT name need to be base16 encoded in metadata.json file? How can I verify it was registered successfuly including the json?

The guide for NFT minting is quite outdate and not working at this moment - https://developers.cardano.org/docs/native-tokens/minting-nfts/ because since recent version of cardano-cli all token names ...
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Cardano-cli errors when submitting

I can build and sign a tx with no errors using: cardano-cli transaction build --alonzo-era \ --testnet-magic 8 \ --tx-in 20445d5c68e1759f1371a86ecca773b76463fba3831f128fd2f7834de38ae6ec#0 \ --tx-in ...
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Sync Daedalus with a local testnet node

I have set up a Cardano development environment and build a node which is fully synced to the testnet network. How can I make my Daedalus wallet use/point to that local testnet node instead of ...
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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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Is the KEVM Testnet Faucet working as described in this Document?

I see there has been plenty of Activity around KEVM but after 25hrs of trying I ONLY et an Error when I requestFunds(). I'd like to see this working so I could test my Solidity DApp. I am migrating ...
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Does anyone else have trouble syncing to the PAB end to end testnet?

Plutus PAB Testnode git checkout v2021-11-05 Following the instructions on the readme file leads me to a testnet node that is stuck due to a corrupt block error. [relay2:cardano.node.ChainDB:Error:34] ...
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Why canot deploy smart contracts to the KEVM testnet using mellat?

Recently I want to deploy a smart contract to the KEVM and EVM testnet using mellat, but after a few minutes of the deployment, I cannot find the transaction in the KEVM or EVM explorer using that ...
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LedgerFailure - Trying to sync to testnet

I am getting an error when trying to sync to testnet with 1.29.0 and using the genesis files from https://hydra.iohk.io/job/Cardano/cardano-node/cardano-deployment/latest-finished/download/1/index....
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Exception trying to run test node

I am trying to run a node for testing. I have been through the installation and downloaded the config files from iohk but I am getting an exception when the configs are parsed: AesonException "...