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Is it able to fetch transactions from previous snapshot via api?

With current global snapshot feature, transaction data would be wiped out and only addresses with balances would remain. I know we can search these data from some DB archives. But are we able to fetch ...
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Removing pending transactions or not after local snapshot?

We know full-node will remove all pending transactions but keeps value address after global snapshot. In the local snapshot, after reading the article: Coming Up: Local Snapshots, we know full-node ...
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How will Trinity or any other IOTA wallet keep up with hundreds of local snapshots per day?

So lets assume that in few years, each node is gonna make 50 or 100 snapshots each day. Trinity is gonna keep local data on each account like addresses, balance, etc.. while at the same time ...
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Wallet 2.5.7- latest snapshot - unknown new addresses between old addresses

Yesterday I tried restore my balances in wallet 2.5.7 after the latest snapshot. I have two seeds. Final balances from both seeds were finally displayed correctly (although once wallet show request ...
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What are the parents of the first transactions after a snapshot?

After a snapshot has been taken, there are no more transactions, only the account balances. Which tips are referenced as parent by the first (new) transactions? Is it possible to use one transaction ...
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How do real world applications deal with IOTA snapshots? [duplicate]

IOTA is constantly mentioned in the news about new cooperations between IOTA and other business partners. But how do applications such as the over-the-air proof-of-concept of IOTA and VW handle ...
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Claiming my Iota Balance [closed]

I have used the reclaim tool in the past to get my IOTA back and now its gone again.I just realized today that there was a snapshot. When i log onto my updated IOTA wallet my balance is 0. When I try ...
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Snapshot notification

When the IOTA foundation performs a network-wide snapshot, they define a milestone index (i.e. the index of a transaction issued by the Coordinator). Nodes who have not seen that milestone (because ...
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Have my IOTAs gone after two consecutive snapshots?

A snapshot will remove all addresses with zero balance. If I had 1 TIOTA yesterday, I had 1 TIOTA. Lets say the IF snapshots today, I have 0 IOTA but I am in the snapshot. Tomorrow the if the IOTA ...
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How exactly are transactions verified and confirmed in IOTA

What I understand is when I purchase an IOTA the source which I make my purchase is one of the node in the network of nodes. This node uses the Monte Carlo algorithm to pick two previous transactions ...
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Persistence of important data on the Tangle

To this date, the IOTA network truncates all stored transactions after a snapshot, so that we basically only have an image of addresses with funds. Now lets assume following scenario: Company A ...
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Is a permanode required for performing a snapshot?

Trying to get a better picture of the role of permanodes. Are they required for snapshots? Conceptually, would it be possible to discard all data (history) before a snapshot? Would the Tangle still ...
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Python API - Reattaching transactions after snapshot

I have a small seed for testing using the Python API, linking to a local CarrIOTA node. The seed has only one used address. If I run get_account_data(), the balance shows as 0 since I haven't ...
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Snapshot - Exact Point in Time

Prompted by this question Clarify inner workings of the snapshot, I was wondering how exactly it is ensured that a snapshot (no matter which node performs it) produces the same results? In ...
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How to upgrade a full node after a snapshot?

I have a full node that runs on Linux Ubuntu. As I'm a Windows guy, I need someone to tell my how to upgrade my node to the newest IRI version and how to delete my database after a snapshot. I could ...
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Clarify inner workings of the snapshot

We are in the middle of the January 2018 snapshot. Time to understand the inner workings. First: The upcoming IRI update includes a long list of addresses and balances. However, strictly speaking ...
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How to save the bundle trytes to reattach after a snapshot? [closed]

How to save the bundle trytes to reattach it after a snapshot? How to do this using the JavaScript library?
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Snapshot pending transactions address strike through line

Hi I have got bit of issue as I have got balance in my seed now as we all know the snapshot happening on 28 jan 2018 was reading article where is says any pending transactions will be wiped out or ...
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Roadmap: How to avoid address reuse with automatic snapshots?

It is well known that an address that was used to send IOTA (i.e. a transaction was signed with that addresses private key) should not be used a second time because security weakens exponentially with ...
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Address re-use and snapshot

If an address was used more than once to spend, as was the case in the September claim, are addresses that were weakened for violating the Winternitz, One Time Signiture architecture of the tangle, ...
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When's the next snapshot?

I'm currently only interested in holding my iotas, not in running a full node, developing, or transacting. Is there an email newsletter I could subscribe to that will only notify me when there's a ...
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When a Snapshot occurs, does this benefit all nodes automatically?

So, when a snapshot is made, how will this affect my node? Is the node intelligent enough to download the snapshot and purge the database, or does this occur through sync? Or does the node owner need ...
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What happens to my messages and tags after a snapshot?

Will a snapshot erase all the messages and data I've posted onto the tangle? I reference the Hello World example https://learn.iota.org/tutorial/payments-and-messaging-leaderboard where users can ...
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How many addresses do I have to reattach after a snapshot?

I heard rumors about double-spending is possible after a snapshot if you don't create new addresses. Now I have 70 addresses in my actual wallet/seed. Does that mean I have to create 71 new addresses ...
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What exactly is a snapshot? Why do we need it? And is there always an update when a snapshot occures?

Can someone explain the pupose of a snapshot. And why does it always come together with an update?
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What happens to pending transactions after a snapshot?

Scenario: John creates a transaction before a snapshot. Transaction stays pending and he reattaches it 5x. Snapshot is enforced. Are the pending transactions and their reattachments simply "...
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Sending funds you don't see in your balance because of snapshot problem

After a snapshot there is often this problem, that you have to add addresses to see your full balances again. If I exactly know that there should be for example 20MIOTA in that seed, would it be ...
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How can I track the distribution of iota?

I am interested to follow the distribution from iota. Can we evaluate the IOTA distribution only after a snapshot? And how it is done? Something like this.
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What's the difference between Milestones and Snapshots?

As far as I understand Milestones are done by the Coordinator to verify transactions. What do Snapshots do? Do they serve as backup? Do they clean up dead tips? Who issues them?
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What determines when a snapshot occurs?

Are there are criteria that are met to determine when a snapshot occurs? Is the snapshot schedule something that is affected by the size of the network (e.g. do more full nodes mean snapshots are more ...
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Where does all Tangle data goes after a Snapshot?

I understand that Snapshots are needed in order to make room for new data but it doesn't mean that all data is gone for good, does it? Is it possible to to access old data if one manages to run a ...
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Can you reuse a receive address that was created before the last snapshot?

Can you reuse a very old receive address even if it was created before the last snapshot?
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What happens to a MAM (Masked Authenticated Message) Stream during a Snapshot?

The Masked Authenticated Messaging Introduction doesn't talk about snapshotting as it relates to MAM data streams, so I am trying to work out in my head what happens during a snapshot. It's a forward ...