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What happens to a MAM (Masked Authenticated Message) Stream during a Snapshot?

In a MAM stream, every message holds a reference to the next one. To follow the stream when there is a snapshot you must always keep the ref to the next message. Currently, to read the beginning of ...
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How do I set up a permanode?

As of now (November 2017) there is no "finished" software available that can just be installed and run as a permanode. People who currently need a permanode (I think some block explorers have that) ...
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Full node vs permanode

A full node contains the full data (that is, all transactions) generated after a snapshot. The benefit is that nodes can have reduced hardware specs. The drawback is that information that resides in ...
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How long do Zero Value Transactions last?

Nodes can choose to take a local snapshot at any time, which would delete old transactions from their ledgers. Therefore, to be sure that your zero value transactions are not deleted, you would need ...
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"cargo run --release --features "mainnet" --example permanode $CONFIGPATH/config.tom " seems failed

i think you just lost the last char of the toml file extension: "L" Try: cargo run --release --features ”mainnet“ --example permanode $CONFIGPATH/config.toml and ensure that the path to ...
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How to verify a transactions sent by permanodes?

There are two ways I can think of to verify a (the orange) transaction. 1. With the Coordinator If you don't know how IOTA transactions are confirmed by the coordinator, check out How exactly are ...
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Spam consequence on perma-nodes?

Iota uses POW to protect the tangle against abusive spamming. Spamming the network consume CPU/GPU power because you need to find the appropriate nonce for the spam transaction. Already today, it ...
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Chronicle Permanode - Unable to add MQTT peer

I don't really have much experience in permanodes nowadays, but I would expect that you set up your own Hornet node first, and connect your permanode to its MQTT port instead of connecting it to some &...
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Change public nodes to perma nodes

The issue is that a larger history will result in nodes being in need of more hard drive space and finally result in degraded performance as a larger database is slower than a smaller one. There are ...
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Full node vs permanode

Regarding incentive for running permanodes, from this meetup, permanodes will be incentivised by pay per query. The issue of whether permanodes can be trusted can be resolved by drawing a parallel ...
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