Questions tagged [baking]

For questions about the process of baking, the action of signing and publishing a new block in the blockchain.

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Error w/ injecting endorsements w/ ledger on zeronet

Error: "Ledger Application error (sign): Uregistered Status Message" which occurs when attempting to inject endorsements using ledger. Anyone familiar w/ this problem? Baking and all other wallet ...
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One Single Place to See Cumulative Rewards

Where can I go to see a cumulative number of rewards for my particular account? (I understand that rewards are released on a lag.) I can see the rewards for each cycle on tzscan, but short of adding ...
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Calculating the total locked XTZ?

Using TZscan.io Stats - Key Numbers dashboard how can I calculate the total locked XTZ in the system. And shouldn't this be a KPI measure by itself. Since delegators can see very easily move their XTZ ...
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Running Tezos node with rolling mode but sync started at the beginning

I'm running the node by described here: https://medium.com/@Jamyye/install-tezos-node-on-ubuntu-18-04-rolling-history-mode-e26598daa3d2 OR https://gist.github.com/hclivess/...
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Missing more blocks than normal (Fitness/Mempool issue)

I've been told this could be a connectivity issue, but I highly doubt that's the issue. Any help would be greatly appreciated. This is not your random block missed issue. I miss about 1/3-1/4 blocks I ...
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Please clarify. Who precisely is able to vote on protocol changes?

Who can precisely vote on protocol changes/proposals? Is it just bakers? I understand that delegators give up their voting right to the bakers to whom they delegate, right? And what about people who ...
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How do I get my delegatees' addresses and delegated funds for a specific cycle from the Tezos RPC?

As a baker I want to calculate the rewards to pay the addresses delegating to me (delegatees). For this, I need the effective contribution from my delegatees, to my baking/endorsing rights in a ...
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Could the tezos node down for 5 minutes affects baking rights?

On multiple times, we have noticed that on the cycle we have done some maintenance where we put our tezos node down for 5 minutes (refresh new code, etc) that the baking rights for the corresponding ...
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Can I bake on the same node with two different addresses?

Can I run two different tezos-node daemons (node, endorser, baker, accuser) on the same server (same IP), having two different baking addresses for each daemon group, without the risk of double-baking?...
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How to forecast as a baker your next upcoming time slot by using baking rights RPC? [duplicate]

1) "You get assigned slots to bake and endorse. If you are not online at the time of your slots, you miss them" - ->>Can a baker just stay offline UNTIL her next time slot comes up? I just want to ...
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Baking rewards as operations

How do baking rewards appear on the chain when they are credited to the baker? Is it a 'transaction' operation? How do I go about identifying them?
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Tezos main net node: Hardware specs

Good afternoon, What are the hardware requirements for a tezos node? I have a 2 core cpu with 16 gigs of ram for my baker. I'm trying to decide on what type of single-board computer to buy to run ...
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Not able to run Baker and Endorser using docker image after docker image upgrade

I ran out of disk space on my server, so i stop the server and increase the disk space and start the mainnet.sh script again. So it updated the script and start the node but it could not start the ...
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Node gives testnet error

rebooted my system and restarted the node. Now I'm getting the following error. Is this simply the node telling me that it's not able to run the new fork because I started it with the old (i.e. ...
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Does the return on baking depend on the size of the staking pool?

I was reading this article, which states: Although Tezos users can still make a good income, the good times are unlikely to last. The influx of more XTZ into staking wallets will likely diminish ...
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Node gives strange error

While checking my node, I saw this error appearing. Baking ops are working so not sure if this is anything to worry about but wanted to ask around to see what this could mean. Anyone? Apr 10 20:40:35 ...
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the tezos protocol and the problem of over-delegation

Why does the Tezos protocol allow for baker over-delegation? It is the Tezos protocol itself that has encoded the amount of XTZ that needs to be put up for baking and endorsements and the protocol ...
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Error while baking

I am baking tezos, I checked logs and saw errors: Apr 10 06:25:07 xxxx /var/log/tezos/tezos_endor.log[14727]: Apr 10 06:25:07 - client.scheduling: Error while baking: Apr 10 06:25:07 xxxx /var/log/...
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Baker “Did not find service” Error

When starting my baker I use the command: ./tezos-baker-003-PsddFKi3 -d /home/account/.tezos-client run with local node /home/account/.tezos-node/ baker The output that I'm getting is: Waiting for ...
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What steps should be taken to safely upgrade a baker after a new protocol update

With the Athens upgrade looking likely, I am interested to hear how bakers can safely update their nodes to the latest version whilst experiencing minimum downtime. It has been straightforward doing ...
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Looking for a payout script or software

I am solo-baker running a node. I want evolve to small bakery. I am looking for a simple script or software that will automate payouts
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where to find trustworthy peer nodes

Where can I find a list of trustworthy peer node hostnames and/or ip addresses? The only list I have is just the TF nodes which gives me a total of 6 nodes. I have my expected number of connections ...
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Run two nodes with same identity or migrate identity to a new node

Is it possible to run two nodes simultaneously with the same identity on the mainnet? Perhaps run one in private mode or something? If not, is it possible to bootstrap a new node with a new identity ...
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does using a remote-signer or a ledger really improve security?

TL;DR Using a remote signer or a ledger does a great job at protecting secret keys. But it doesn't protect against the withdrawal of XTZ from accounts. Anyone that gains access to the baker can ...
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Which Linux system for Tezos? [closed]

Has there a preference emerged amongst people running a node/bakers for a type of Linux system? I am currently running Ubuntu 18.04. My friend is running Fedora. Is there any advantage in using either ...
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smart contract for automatic baking/endorsement rewards to delegators

It seems like a smart contract would be the most natural mechanism to use for implementing a automatic rewards payment system to a baker's delegators, and I'm curious if such a contract is possibly to ...
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How does accusing work? What kind of anonymous operation is sent to the network?

Could anyone tell some more details about this, more than the summary information found on StackExchange and the documentation.
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How to guarantee uptime for baking node?

What are some of the methods people are using to make sure a baking node remains up and running 24/7? I see all these baking services with "enterprise server solutions", whatever that means. However, ...
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Can I have multiple tz addresses for an unique baking node?

Is it possible to have multiple addresses compouning an unique baking node? If so, how to migrate from the current public address, moving all delegators, etc?
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Only 60% of the rewards made by a baker are distributed to its delegators?

According to TzScan.io, in the "rewards" TAB, if we sum the percentages of the "Share" column, we get always a value lower than 100%. I would like to understand how the earnings of a baker are ...
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Running a Baker from Shadow Tech

Is it possible to run a baker from Shadow Tech? You can find below customer's allocated configuration: 12GB of RAM DDR4 - 2400 MHz 256GB Dedicated Storage 1 Gb/s Download 100 Mb/s upload
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How long does it take to sync the entire chain?

How long does it take currently to sync the entire chain if you want to launch a full baking node (if you start from zero)?
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How exactly to calculate your next time slot for baking? [duplicate]

This post already answered my question whether it is possible for a baker to predict her NEXT time slot. The answer was YES. Now I would like to know exact precise information as a follow-up on that: ...
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Why did my baker lose a block?

My baker address is tz1XXayQohB8XRXN7kMoHbf2NFwNiH3oMRQQ and I lost the block BMP5PSZ97etLozjnSERt2LLHbPPwNXbAhmNf7WNCWnqkwZHWYXo, and I would like to understand why? When I check the baker log, I ...
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Single ledger to support multiple bakers?

Let’s assume that one single ledger controls several keys associated with corresponding addresses enabled for baking. Is it possible to use this single ledger and a single instance of the signer ...
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Missing Blocks for Months now - No endorsements present in mempool

Mar 23 16:09:30 - client.baking: New baking slot found (level 364815, priority 0) at 2019-03-23T16:08:55Z for ledger_tezos after BL7nWhEJBw93. Mar 23 16:09:30 - client.baking: No endorsements present ...
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Using Ledger with node to bake

I have imported secret key and can see known address. However, this is where the instructions become clear as mud. I used this guide. My node was built from source on MacOs. Any help would be ...
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Block Withholding Attacks

Would it be possible to do something similar to selfish mining or rather a block withholding attack in Tezos and if so how would that work? As far as I understand, Tezos being a PoS system, it'll be ...
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Using Ledger Nano S to bake/endorse. Guide?

Yesterday, I was able to spin up a node from source using the command line interface on my MacBook Pro. As I am waiting for the node to sync, I am looking for documentation so I can run my baker/...
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“estimated_time” on baking right is not constant

Yesterday I noticed that estimated_time on baking rights is not constant. It looks like it changes at the start of every block. Can someone explain why that happens? For example: {estimated_time: "...
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Error: cannot_parse_bock_header

Does anyone know, if this error means that is a bad block? or that i'm doing something wrong? The error happens when I try to Inject a Block. [{"kind":"permanent","id":"validator.invalid_block","...
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How to become a baker - what are all the technical/financial requirements? [closed]

I was just wondering. Looking at mytezosbaker webpage, there are so many great bakers which provide delegation services, right. 1) So I was interested in knowing: How do those services achieve that? ...
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How to find a baker's balance available for bond at the beginning of old cycles?

Rewards and security deposit/bond are released at the same time. How to find out a baker's balance (not the staking balance) at the start of any previous cycle? As in the amount available for bond at ...
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Nano Ledger and baking

I’m looking to delegate my Tezos for some baking. Considering hardware options, can I use a Nano Ledger X or only a Nano Ledger S.
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How to vote in the exploration period?

I voted for one proposal but am now trying to find the command to vote for the proposal that came through. Can anybody help?
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Lost deposit from denounciation

I am looking for a rpc command to request the lost deposit from denounciation (e.g. the deposit that some delegate lost due to a double baking) for a certain cycle.
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Missing blocks for no reason?

I just missed a block. I have tons of peer connections. No endorsements in mempool? Mar 16 11:35:50 - client.baking: New baking slot found (level 354707, priority 0) at 2019-03-16T11:36:41Z for tzbo ...
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Undelegating on Galleon wallet

I want to un-delegate so that I can send XTZ to another wallet address. On Galleon Wallet, it seems that the only option is to "change" delegates, because when I leave the "new delegate" address blank,...
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What is the complexity ratio of Tezos Proof of Stake algorithm compared to the Proof of Work algorithm of Bitcoin? [closed]

I want to compare the Proof of Stake in Tezos to Proof of Work in Bitcoin. My assumption is that it is far more cheap in complexity to do that in Tezos as the calculation is not involved to the Proof. ...
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Missed my endorsement

So I missed an endorsement and went to check and everything seems fine - node operating, endorser injected. Strange...then I click on the level https://tzscan.io/342587 and it shows only two ...