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In sandbox mode, can you bake a block with a specific timestamp?

I am testing a smart contract that enforces time delays on state transitions. I want to be able to run the bake command and have the latest block have a particular Unix timestamp (e.g. for 1 day ahead ...
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Gaining more baking rights

Is there any way to improve Kiln node to have more baker rights? Are there some best practices to have more baker rights? Any informative link is welcome.
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How to send XTZ from fundraiser wallet

I purchased XTZ during the fundraiser and I have them in a paper wallet. I would like to bake with them but I need instructions on how to send them to an electronic wallet.
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Baker Reliability index

What is the formula for Baker Reliability index, how the index is calculated and what is the impact of the index? I talk about https://tzstats.com/ page.
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If my balance is greater than the amount in a single roll, does that do anything to help bake and endorse?

You can see my current balance has enough for 2 rolls, plus some extra. Does that extra balance have any benefit for me when it comes to baking or is it only the number of rolls that determines when I'...
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When does my wallet reflect my baking/endorsing rewards/deposits?

I'm using Kiln to bake and endorse with my Ledger Nano S. When I check Ledger Live, my wallet balance is the same as when I started my baker. When I check tzstats for my wallet address, I have the ...
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Is there a minimum number of tokens I need to have to bake on Carthagenet?

I have gotten about 236 odd tokens from the faucet and now I am about to register to bake on my node. The problem is I can't seem to find any mention on the minimum number of tokens required to bake ...
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how do I use ledger nano s with docker version of tezos?

I'm using ubuntu 20.04 and I spun up carthagenet version of tezos with docker. But I'm not sure how I would hook up the ledger nano s to run with the mainnet version of this.
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Is there a resource for setting up multiple structures for automatic delegate payouts for bakers?

I am looking for a resource or method of accomplishing automated payouts from baker to delegates which allows for charging different delegates different fees. For example lets say you charge friends ...
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What does it mean: to delgate to a baking service?

What does it mean "to delegate to a baking service"? I have my Tezos in my Binance wallet. Is that considered to be delegating to a baking service? Thank you!
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What's the risk of using no remote signer if the key is encrypted?

New to baking, I want to clarify what are the risks associated with generating an encrypted key and running the baker on a single cloud machine. I understand what the remote-signer is for. I'm just ...
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How to start tezos baking from carthagenet?

I run baking command from tezos carthagenet with wallet address https://carthagenet.tzstats.com/tz1XexRC24PBspkc9mxrG1AWysibcySQ3i7B and i get error: Apr 27 09:00:53 - 006-PsCARTHA.baking.forge: No ...
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Requirements for becoming a baker [closed]

I just want to know the requirements for baking. Or becoming a baker. I've only been invested in tables for seven or eight months I like it's everything about it and I want to be able to someday ...
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When are endorsement rewards from the last block in a cycle unfrozen?

I've been using TZStats' API and noticed that endorsements done in the last block of a cycle don't count in the endorsement rewards for that cycle. That does seem to make sense, seeing the ...
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Do I need to set up or create a node on my computer to bake tezos?

Mack B, I have watched your youtube video. I am kind of new to this and have done very little code work many years ago. But I do believe I can follow your steps 1 by 1. But my question is: Do I have ...
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How to verify that I have upgraded to the new backend storage?

According to Protocol 006_PsCARTHA Carthage documentation: The baking daemon requires direct access to the context of the Tezos node. The daemon for 006 requires the new context introduced by ...
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set up a node to bake without having a roll of tezos?

I do realize I would have to wait for people to delegate tezos to my network and reach the 8000 to actually bake on the network. Is it possible to set up a node to bake without having a roll of ...
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Setting up a Backup Baking Node

I want to create a backup laptop for my baker (with Ledger). Am I correct in that all I need to do is to register my Ledger (or a copy of it using the same seed words) on a second laptop with Tezos ...
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Taking rewards being far from baker HW wallet

I have my baking node with HW wallet hosted in a secure place far from my place. Today when I have to send rewards to my delegation addresses I have to go to the place and transfer them to the payment ...
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Is baker deactivation explicitly recorded on chain?

Can one find out for a given block which bakers were deactivated through an RPC call? Is there any other way to explicitly find baker deactivations?
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What are the minimum requirements ( Hardware ) for being a Baker and get listed on MyTezosBaker? [duplicate]

Wanted to have a solo baking setup, do we need to carry out some task for verification of transactions? Or we just need to set up a node running and it will do it all alone
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Why am I experiencing delegation activation lag?

When I delegate my XTZ to a baker, what is the reason for the time lag before the delegation seems to activate?
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Is there anyway to make your endorser only inject endorsements for priority 0 blocks?

Is there anyway to make your endorser only inject endorsements for priority 0 blocks, and not inject for priority 1 or higher ?
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Shielded pools and rolls calculations

Nomadic Labs just recently released a blog post talking about the sapling integrations in a new future protocol proposal. It mentions using smart contracts that have a shielded pool of XTZ used for ...
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Bake priority 0 blocks only and ignore priority 1 and higher?

I'm over delegated and wish to only bake priority 0 blocks as it requires the same bond for priority 1 bakes. Is there any way I can make my baker only bake priority 0 blocks and ignore priority 1 ...
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Total baking balance calculation (includes inactive bakers stake?)

Does the total baking balance of the Tezos network (for example currently 76.9%) include the delegated XTZ to an inactive/sleeping/closed/defunct delegation services? At which point will these be ...
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Cannot bake any block anymore. Endorsing is fine

My baker suddenly started to fail injecting every block I bake. I have now missed all the baking slots for a few cycles. It does not seem to be related to the node, since I can endorse blocks ...
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Consensus Mechanism: Single Entity, Multiple Endorsers

question about Tezos’ consensus mechanism. Each block, 32 psuedo-random bakers have the right to endorse a block. What prevents a number of these bakers from being owned by the same entity that ...
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Transfer from delegation fails

Tried to send tezos from delegation account to my main account and keep getting this message: Operation failed! Id not known: Cannot read property '0' of undefined Can someone help?
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Since a blockchain has no concept of time, how do you determine if a baker baked “on time” or not?

I understand that when a baker is chosen, they have a certain amount of time to bake before those rights are passed on to the second, third etc. Since the blockchain itself has no concept of time, ...
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Automatic rewards payout: which one handles the overdelegation?

I checked Tezos Reward Distributor and Backerei and both seem to not handle the overdelegation possibility. Are there other projects that handle automatic payouts, and also overdelegation (which ...
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How to check if my baker is active?

As I understand, if my baker doesn't have activity for a few days (how many?), it becomes inactive, and I will have to wait for a few cycles again to be assigned rewards. My question is: how can I ...
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How do I build a Tezos node and start baking from the sources on Ubuntu?

I'm wondering how to install the Tezos node
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Slow Kiln ( Tezos ) to Update Node from Snapshot

First I installed Kiln on a VM. It was all perfect and updated the node in about 1 hour. Then I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my computer and Kiln takes forever to update the node from the snapshot. Does ...
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Bakechain loses endorsements later at regular intervals

I am baking with bakechain and realized that after regular intervals of a few hours baking normally he loses some endorsements. After several tests I realized that if I restart my computer and ...
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Baking a block: What happens if

Originally asked here but probably more appropriate to ask on SE. I'm working on creating a better baker binary. This baker would have more advanced features than what we get with tezos-baker such as ...
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Baking/Endorsing Rights

How are baking and endorsement rights allocated to bakers? Is there a formula? Can we see the distribution of the baking/endorsement rights for all bakers for each cycle? (Particularly for priority 0)
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Transfering XTZ from tz address in Galleon to KT address

I am trying to send some XTZ from a tz to a KT address on Galleon. It says I need to interact with Contracts. What then are the steps to send XTZs to that KT address? I suppose generally, bakers will ...
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What causes the network to slowdown when a new protocol activates?

When Babylon activated there was a period of 30+ minutes where endorsements and bakes were very unstable and we ended up hitting some quite high priorities. I'm curious to know why this is the case ...
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What are the downsides of sending delegator rewards before they are unlocked?

The baking rewards are frozen during the number of preserved cycles, but they are known as soon as the cycle is finished. So what are the downsides of paying delegators immediately ? The baker needs ...
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The seed for cycle XXX has not been computed yet

On the mainnet, I can get the baking rights up to 5 cycles in advance. For example, we are currently on cycle 146, and I observe the following: # returns succesfully: ./tezos-client -A mainnet-node....
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How can I get a list of rewards collected for a specific baker using the tzscan API? [duplicate]

How can I get a list of rewards collected for specific baker using the tzscan API? Thanks!
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How many bakers on currently baking on tezos?

Is this the right URL to answer this question? https://tzscan.io/charts_bakers So currently there are 219 bakers? Also is there a way to get the number of distinct bakers?
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How to edit json files in Tezos-node folder

I need to delete json file from Tezos node folder and can’t remember how on my MacBook
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How to ascertain the nature of a miss

Some bakers miss blocks. How can bakers retroactively check whether their misses were steals? Tzscan does not seem to differentiate between misses of Prio 0 (proper misses) and misses of Prio>0. Is ...
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Auto restart in case of failure with Kiln and 18.04

I just installed Kiln on my intel nuc with Ubuntu 18.04. It seems to work flawless. From my understanding, Ubuntu should be able to update without restarting. I also got a UPS, so most of the risks ...
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What does “Last Assigned Baking” alert on TzScan.io explorer mean?

Today when I was checking my baker's performance on TzScan.io (as I do multiple times a day), I got this novelty... "Last Assigned Baking" tells me I have missed it. My baker's performance dropped a ...
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Missed endorsement - unregistred error [duplicate]

I missed an endorsement but only one. Afterwards - all back to normal. Error message was Aug 22 00:22:38 - 004-Pt24m4xi.client.endorsement: Error while injecting endorsement for delegate : XXX Aug 22 ...
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What does it mean when there are rewards with negative values in the block's balance_updates?

When querying a block via RPC, the balance_updates array found inside the metadata object may have entries with negative rewards. For instance: { "kind":"freezer", "category":"rewards", "...
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What happens if I loose the nonce?

I baked a block such as blockNumber % 32 == 0 so I am required to reveal my nonce at the next cycle. If I irretrievably loose this nonce due to hardware failure or misconfiguration, can I still bake ...