Unanswered Questions

122 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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Is it possible to cancel a transaction?

I made a transaction from Android wallet to Exchange A of 10Gi. The transaction is in pending. I tried a few times to reattach, but the transaction is still in pending. I made a second transaction ...
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How to determine how quickly the network detects double-spends?

In the question "How does the system sustain regular low-effort "splitting attacks"?" a scenario about the ability to disrupt the network by spamming double-spends and having the network ...
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Any experience of IOTA on embedded devices?

I got an issue, so I wrote a stackoverflow issue: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/48898733/cant-resolve-library-dependencies Maybe someone is able to help me. After writing this issue, I thought ...
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Why does the tangle exhibit clumping?

In the Iota whitepaper the tangle is depicted as a uni-directional graph with a uniformly random set of connections between graph nodes. In the current implementation the true topology of the tangle ...
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Flash Channels: Performance Benchmark

Did someone a performance benchmark for the flash channels? I would like to use them in a low latency scenario. I looked into the Javascript Code for it. Seems like they using HTTP 1.1 with JSON ...
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How to get the cumulative weight (and score, height, depth) of a transaction?

I know that I can get the weight of a transaction by converting the transaction hash into trits and count the trailing number of zeros. import iota def get_transaction_weight(transaction_hash): ...
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What is the max possible transactions/second rate in IOTA?

Did anyone calculate the max amount of transactions per second which is possible in IOTA? As far as I understand the transactions rate is only limited by network's bandwidth of full nodes. Let's ...
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IOTA Light Wallet returns Request Error when sending funds

I am running IOTA Light Wallet 2.5.4 and am connected to my own full node that is in-sync with 4 healthy tangle connections. The minimum weight magnitude (MWM) is set to 14. When attempting to send ...
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High spike in incoming data, high CPU usage

My incoming data to the node suddenly spiked from the usual 200 kbit/s to 11 Mbit/s. It has already tapered off, but I wonder what could have caused this. It is IOTA traffic. It is one node which ...
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Why is my node always a few milestones behind

I run headless full node. I am synced, latestMilestone == latestSolidSubtangleMilestone. But my latestMilestoneIndex is always a few (3-10) behind from the most recent milestone in the Botbox channel. ...
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How to sign a data transaction?

I am wondering if it is possible to sign a data transaction, i.e. generate a signed bundle whose inputs have a balance of 0. If so, how could I construct such a bundle? I am asking because I would ...
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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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Why not switch to NIST SHA3

Currently we use the draft sha3 standard which specified LFSR of 0x01, however NIST's approved SHA3 is set to 0x06. If we switched to using this hash method it would allow many more options of crypto ...
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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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MAM message encryption

According to the documentation message encryption is done in following way Each message is encrypted with a one-time pad that consists of the channel ID and the index of the key used to sign the ...

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