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IRI gets stuck after a while

I run a node I setup after the manual of http://iota.partners/ I recently completely wiped it and installed the newest lubuntu 18.04 on it, but I had the same problems before. Yesterday I set ...
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how to relate computing power of attacker to transaction rate of attacker?

Assume that the merchant accepts the legitimate transaction when its cumulative weight becomes at least w_0, which happens t_0 time units after the original legitimate transaction. let μ stand for the ...
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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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Is it possible to create transactions that require less POW

The compute times for the proof-of-work varies considerably within a random sample of input data. With some input data, the POW can take 1/100th to even 1/1000th as little time as it takes normally (...
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Which bundles are attached to the tangle when closing a Flash Channel?

I have a general question about closing a flash channel. My understanding is that when closing a flash channel the final bundle (the transfer from a leaf node/multisig to output addresses) is ...
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Remove the necessity of Milestones

In the Original white paper of the IOTA there is no mention of the Milestone. In reality however, the IRI code is so tangled (pun intended) with the use of Milestones, that I was not able to run an ...
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Tip selection algorithm used for data transactions

A data transaction on the Tangle (a.k.a. zero value transaction) does not need confirmation. The reason for value transactions to all use a similar tip selection algorithm is that it increases the ...
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How can I interpret these node statistics?

How can I interpret the given stats please? It is clear that the first node is syncing OK. The second is down—I can see this also in logs. But what about the other two? They're only sending but not ...
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IOTA API error when making send transaction call with Node.js client library

I made some test codes to send transactions with Node.js client library, and received the below error response. I cannot find the cause of this error. Did this happen to anyone before? And can anyone ...
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What happens when I send a transaction to myself?

I used a private key to send a transaction to its corresponding public key. The transaction got confirmed after a few minutes. My balance stayed unchanged. What exactly happened between the moment ...
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Nelson 0.4.0 crash

I run a full node with the Nelson tool, version 0.4.0, for neighbor management. For a while now Nelson frequently crashes with the message: Error: Invalid URL: ws://[iota.kun.com:14600]:NaN This ...
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Is there an IOTA PHP library?

How can I implement IOTA in my website in a way people can't see the code (contrary of javascript)? Each user would have an seed, how can I handle this sensitive information using IRI API?
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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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maybe lost funds [closed]

Sometime in Q4 2017 I sent my MIOTA to the wallet. I verified then that the funds had arrived. Now I am logging in and the balance says 0. I am having a hard time interpreting the transaction history. ...
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Why were 4-byte integers chosen as the best way of storing individual trits within IOTA software?

update: Since this was posted, on Jun 11, an issue was opened by one of the IOTA Foundation developers to look into how to make the storage of trits use less memory. Although moving to a byte[] is not ...
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How do I send a transaction using only POST requests?

On small boards like arduino micro, NodeMCU(esp8266), or teensy, I cannot run an iota node or wallet. I can only transmit POST requests to a iri server. Given a seed, and a message, how do I attach ...
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If the bundleHash is normalized how is the private key is revealed

In IOTA you should never re-use an address for outgoing value transactions because part of the private key is 'revealed'. But if the bundleHash is normalized, thus avoiding the M bug, than the ...
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My IOTA balance is not correct

I have tried to search deep into this before submitting here. I have changed nodes, attached to tangle a few times and also changed 'minWeightMagnitude' to 14. None of those seem to reflect my ...
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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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What smart contract language does IOTA use?

What smart contract language does IOTA use? Solidity?
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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 can I use IOTA in Arduino Mega?

I'm currently trying to use IOTA in an arduino mega that has a lora Shield and send data to another one (node to node connection with lora shield). How can I use IOTA to secure this transaction?
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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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Light node: difference between IRI repo and iota.lib.java?

I'm interested in doing some tests as a light node and I'm currently studying the code. What are the difference between the IRI and the java library (iota.lib.java)? Should I use or not use one of ...
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Can MAM use non-zero value transactions?

Can MAM publish messages of 1i that aren't deleted by snapshots?
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What is Zero Message Queue? (ZMQ or ØMQ)

I read about real-time message stream (ZMQ) on iota docs: https://docs.iota.org/introduction/testnet/endpoints#realtime-message-stream---%C3%B8mq Anyone able to explain in a few words what it does ...
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When and how is computed the attachment timestamp (and its upper/lower bounds)

In the transaction trytes there are these fields: timestamp (9 trytes); [...] attachment timestamp (9 trytes); attachment timestamp lower bound (9 trytes); attachment timestamp upper bound (9 ...
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Access my IOTA balance to send and receive

I see my iota balance but I have a few pending bundles in the History section (two confirmed out of 7). Question: If I see my balance, does that mean everything is ok and I can move the balance out ...
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MAM: Can stored data in restricted mode be revoked at any time?

I have stored some data on the Tangle using MAM in restricted mode. Can this existing stored data be revoked, at any time, in some way? In the MAM API I could not find such an option. Note: I am not ...
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IOTA and monetary policy

Can a finite supply (like IOTA) deal with a growing (m2m/p2m/p2p) economy? Because you might end up in a situation where everyone is hoarding. There is nothing wrong with a bit of speculation but ...
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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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IOTA Documentation: which one is the official one?

IOTA Docs I'm trying to learn all about the technical aspects of IOTA but I often find infos saying opposite things. As an example the "Anatomy of a transaction" pages of the following sites: iota....
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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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How many transaction per second are registered by a full node?

I'm reading different answers about the txs/sec on the tangle and I think I'm missing something. Someone says that right now there are 1000 txs/sec, someone else says 1-2 txs/sec. What's the ...
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If part of a data stream does not confirm, is that data corrupted?

How does the Tangle preserve data integrity when some data packets do not confirm? I.e. if the data stream is 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9, but we only get 1,2,5,6,7,8,9 or perhaps 1,2,5,6,7,8,9,3,4 if they are ...
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MAM: Is the bundle, used to create masked payload signature, not normalized?

I am researching how Masked Authenticated Messaging (MAM) works. The masked_payload is created in the create function in file: https://github.com/iotaledger/MAM/blob/master/mam/src/mam.rs ...
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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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How to setup Full Node with IXI MAM?

I have mounted some Full Nodes and wrote a post in Hello IOTA Forum with a tutorial to do this from scratch. Now I am looking for info to setup a Full Node with MAM support. I have been searching and ...
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How much memory is needed on a full-node?

A full-node contains all transactions from the last snapshot but I'm wondering how can it contain everything (that's a lot of data). Does a full-node store every transaction completely? (the whole ...
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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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Risk of “attachToTangle” enabled on remote iri?

If I have attachToTangle enabled in my iri.ini config file, then can people send transactions to my server and my server will do proof of work for them? This seems like I could be taken advantage of. ...
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IXI module: Error debugging

I want to create a IXI module and there is something wrong " ERROR com.iota.iri.IXI - Script error". How can I tell IRI to just log the exact error of my IXI script? I just want to know which line ...
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MAM: What is the purpose of the nonce in the masked_payload?

I am researching how Masked Authenticated Messaging (MAM) works. The masked_payload is created in the create function in file: https://github.com/iotaledger/MAM/blob/master/mam/src/mam.rs ...
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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 to find all the messages of the TXs of an Address?

I'd like to find every message attached to the transactions of an address So I have to search transaction by address with find_transactions(), then list all the signature_message_fragment How can I do ...
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Tangle and transaction explorer

I want to have an isolated tangle for testing purposes. I want to explore and browse this tangle for individual transactions, as I attach new transactions on this tangle. Is there an open source ...
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How is the PoW in IOTA “better” than in Bitcoin?

IOTA uses Hashcash in its Proof of Work mechanism, which uses the hash function SHA-1 to prevent spam in the network. The difficulty is currently 14 MWM (e.g. 14 trailing 0's in ternary ?) They say it ...
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Why is JINN Ternary?

I was just learning about skrmions and could not help but realize that they could produce a ternary state computer. But why is JINN in ternary? What are the benefits of this in the current current or ...

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