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Questions tagged [iota-network]

For questions relating to the IOTA network as a whole. This includes questions about the reliability, scaling and functionality of the network itself as an implemented version of the tangle based on full nodes running the IRI.

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IOTA and Tangle relation

I used to think that IOTA is the cryptocurrency which uses the Tangle Direct Acyclic Graph. But today I spend some time on the IOTA official and there is no single appearance of the word "...
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If IOTA Foundation goes bankrupt or shuts down, what happens with the Tangle and the Coordinator? [closed]

Given that the Coordinator is closed-source and the entire network needs it for consensus, what happens if IOTA Foundation shuts down? Who will run the Coordinator? Who will oversee permanent ...
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Where did the Wikipedia page for IOTA go?

I can't find the Wikipedia page for IOTA. I thought there used to be one. What happened to it? Did it get deleted? Why? Is there a place where more information on this can be found?
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Sybil attack with IOTA?

The solutions to attacks proposed by IOTA white paper seems unclear, in particular, in case of double-spending, it remains unclear what stops a computationally powerful adversary from conducting a ...
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Which feature/s will avoids SPAM or massive invalid transactions in a IOTA network?

Watching IOTA presentation there is a thing that is still unclear for me: Knowing that IOTA involves PoW but a much lighter one (in order to achieve thousands of transactions per second, but also ...
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How is the Gossip Protocol, which is used by IOTA, classified?

Wikipedia says: It is useful to distinguish three prevailing styles of gossip protocol: Dissemination protocols (or rumor-mongering protocols). Event dissemination protocols ...
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Is MAM encrypted message has perfect secrecy?

Here I am referring to MAM in restricted mode, where side key is used to encrypt the message. One time pad is known for perfect secrecy. Since MAM uses the one-time pad, is MAM encrypted message has ...
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how to resolve “throw new ERR_INVALID_CALLBACK()”?

i'm facing following error while running command mvn clean compile : fs.js:137 throw new ERR_INVALID_CALLBACK(); ^ TypeError [ERR_INVALID_CALLBACK]: Callback must be a function at ...
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Sort transactions in temporal order

I want to sort transactions, within a specific tag, in temporal order. In the docs it says: timestamp : Int timestamp of the transaction. It is important to know that timestamps in IOTA are not ...
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Possibility of installing IOTA on a micro-controller?

Is it possible to install the IOTA library on a micro-controller such as ESP (ESP8266)? Such that it can write in the Tangle by sending a transaction?
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Possibility of sending a IOTA transaction from a “micro-controller”?

Since IOTA is designed specifically for IoT, is there a specific library for micro-controllers such as ESP, such that we can interact (send a transaction) directly from a micro-controller to the IOTA ...
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Immutability in IOTA: How to be sure a transaction is not “removable” from Tangle?

In Bitcoin and Ethereum, the longest chain with the most proof-of-work (POW) invested in it is accepted as the true chain and used to determine balances and history on the network. Because of this, ...
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what does “AMA” mean in IOTA? [closed]

Can someone explain what does "AMA" mean in IOTA? And it is abbreviated of what words? Is it related to sending message in IOTA ? or something else ?
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What has been the growth rate of tangle confirmation rate until today?

I am curious to understand how the tangle has improved in terms of confirmation rate since its inception. Are there any statistics which show this? A positive growth is definitely a good sign. And if ...
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How is the secrecy of the Iota seed maintained on IoT devices?

Iota is intended to be deployed on IoT devices. A problem with IoT devices is that they are placed in insecure locations, allowing attackers to gain physical access and perform advance/prolonged ...
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supporting privacy and private transactions in IOTA?

Has IOTA foundation planned a system of private transactions (whatever the solution considered "zero proof" or other approaches) to support better the privacy ?
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The “road-map” for when the IOTA Tangle reaches sufficient size? [duplicate]

Apparently we are still in "testnet" including a "coordinator" responsible for the validation of all transactions until the tangle reaches sufficient size. If so, what is the "road-map" on this point?
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Can iota.api.getTransfers() get specific transactions?

According to iota.lib.js documents, iota.api.getInputs(seed, [, options], callback) the getInputs() have a options argument. options object have four members, start, end, security and ...
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Do nodes reject a spam of zero-value transactions from a single node if it's getting too much?

What is considered "too much"? How could one circumvent this?
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Is it possible to use “Flash channels” to send non-transactional data?

Is it possible to use "Flash channels" to send non-transactional data, A.K.A 'zero-value' transaction type which simply broadcasts a message or data? If so, is it free? And how to do it?
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What exactly is “IOTA eXtensible Interface” (.ixi modules)?

What exactly is the "IOTA eXtensible Interface"? How does it relate to the rest of the chain, at a high level, and technically?
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Interacting with IOTA from mobile application?

Is it possible to interact with IOTA Tangle (for example, send a message) using an application installed in a mobile phone? If so, is it possible to install IOTA library in a mobile phone? And if yes, ...
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How to send a PGP encrypted message to the IOTA tangle?

I have done the phase 1 of the IOTA claim process. Now I am blocked with how to start the phase 2: it is mentioned to do this: As part of this process, you’ll publish a PGP encrypted message ...
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How to send a sidekey securely to the subscriber for my channel

Sending the sideKey and channel-id is important for new subscribers to read my stream. How can I securely transmit them over the network? Shouldn´t be the key exchange algorithm also quantum proof?
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Transfer from Multisg into normal address

I am following the example described here: https://github.com/iotaledger/iota.lib.java/blob/master/jota/src/test/java/jota/IotaMultisigTest.java I put funds into a multisig. Now I want to move that ...
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Problem uploading message to Tangle

I'm working on a project for sending sensor data to the tangle and up to now I've managed to do the following Collect environment data from a sensor attached to a Raspberry Pi Send that data via MQTT ...
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How to use IOTA with a TTN network (of LoRa nodes)? [closed]

I am working in a project where I create a LoRa Gateway on The Things Network (TTN). I want my nodes to work with IOTA. Is it possible to use IOTA with the TTN network?
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How to check if my neighbors are synced

Is there a way to check if my neighbors are synced? I had a synced node (using the DB and 2 swarmnodes) and then added some neighbors (7). Since then, it seems that my node stopped being synced and ...
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IOTA Multisig with one Signer

What happens if Alice creates a multisig transfer to Bob's address but she is the sole co-signer. I presume Bob will see the transaction but will not receive the funds until Alice spends the input by ...
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Creation of a DAG on a network?

How to contribute to DAG like how you can mine in a blockchain? I have read that DAG does not use electricity like blockchain, so how is it created, not using computer resources?
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Is it important to remove swarm nodes?

I use the iri in combination with field and nelson. I came into a synced status and then dropped the swarm nodes. Since then, the node often changes from "synced" to "unsynced" and back irregularly. ...
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What does the number behind “synced?” mean?

If you go to https://field.deviota.com/ and check for the node "codepleb", you notice that the node is not synced, but there is some kind of number at the end (even if it might be synced at this point ...
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IoTA full node setup done but all transactions pending

I have followed http://iota.partners/ to setup a full node on my AWS. I am pretty sure that my security policy has opened the port for IoTA. The neighbor status: and then when my program status ...
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Building the mam.client.js (actually the iota-bindings)

I am trying to build according to the instructions given: https://github.com/iotaledger/mam.client.js There are a whole lot of other steps then just described there which mainly relate to building ...
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Does anyone use the private IOTA network in their organisation? [closed]

I am withdrawing this question as it is not specific as per rules. I seeking to set up a private iota testnet https://github.com/schierlm/private-iota-testnet starting with a single-node for a Proof ...
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What is ICT (IOTA controlled agent)?

Recently read CFB's mention of this https://i.redd.it/g3otpb1ydpk01.png -- can't find any more data on it.
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Is it possible to discover the IP addresses of all nodes in the IOTA network?

If a node has its neighbors' IP addresses, is it possible to get them, walk to the neighbors, get their neighbors' IP addresses, and continue until you have a full map of the IP addresses of all the ...
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What is the purpose of including extra CRC32 packet data in the TCP/IP communications flow?

The TCP communications in the IRI sends and receives packets with 16 additional CRC32 bytes after the transaction data. Internet TCP/IP data is already check-summed. Furthermore, malformed data will ...
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Iota White paper section 4.4. Random walkers

My question is regarding section 4.1 of Iota white paper. I really don't understand how particles or random walkers will be actually placed by the nodes in the tangle. What they state is : "The node ...
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Is IOTA a mesh network or more like a conventional star/tree network?

In a true mesh network, devices connect directly, dynamically and non-hierarchically. Each node allows for every node to participate and self-configure. However, the IOTA network consists of nodes ...
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How can IOTA detect local tangle corruption?

When our local tangle changes, how can IOTA detect that? I researched online but can't found a clear answer. Can anyone explain the detailed mechanism for local data corruption detection and recovery? ...
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what could be the best practices to allow user signup and login for a application using IOTA as a base?

Method for signup and login should not be cumbersome; ie: simple as normal methods of username/password or facebook and google oauth. Should not be cumbersome to request user to input seed to login :P ...
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Difference between node and site

In the whitepaper is written: A quick note on terminology: sites are transactions represented on the tangle graph. The network is composed of nodes; that is, nodes are entities that issue and ...
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Iota ZeroMQ consumer

I would like to consume events from my Iota Zmq node. Can somebody help me to do it? I enabled Zmq on my iota node by adding those lines in my iota.ini file : ZMQ_ENABLED = true ZMQ_PORT = 5555 I ...
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How does IOTA detect inconsistency?

For the error "com.iota.iri.service.TipsManager - Ledger inconsistency detected", does the inconsistency here mean local database corruption? I checked the source code of tip manager and ...
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What does “Inconsistent subtangle” mean?

Some of my recent transactions are not confirmed and if I try to use a tool such as this or this, I get an error saying "Inconsistent subtangle" or "Cannot find tail" or "Inconsistent tips pair ...
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How to find a transaction without full ID

I would like to know how I can find an old transaction where only the first 20 characters of the transaction ID are known. I think iota.cool was planning to integrate a search feature, but seems like ...
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Why are Oyster Pearl's transactions clumping like this, and not getting confirmed? Is this an issue with the tip selection algo?

It appears that Oyster Pearl, a data transmission service built on the tangle, has launched their testnet and is submitting transactions to IOTA tangle live and tagging them (see above image). As we ...
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IOTA OSI layer 4 protocol?

IOTA claims, on their website, to be OSI layer 4 (transport layer). I would like to get information about this. I'm currently working with a MCU and would like to use this protocol. Is there a ...
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How would I listen for a set of transactions?

I am currently polling the tangle using iota.lib.js + public nodes listed on the IOTA website every 2 seconds. I'm using "findTransactionObjects" to achieve this. This is just a workaround for ...