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How to secure baking node from attacks like DDOS?

9732 is the default port for P2P connections, can be overridden with --net-addr=ADDR:PORT when starting the node 8732 is the default port for RPC connections, can be overridden with --rpc-addr=ADDR:...
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Why did the network ignore my baked block?

Here is how it works: Just to keep things simple, let's say that the chain (all the blocks included up to now) has a fitness of 100. In other words, 100 total endorsements were included on all the ...
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How to secure baking node from attacks like DDOS?

@xtzbaker is spot on with the ports that the node uses. Preventing DDoS for the baking node is also one of the reasons that the most common setup for baking is to have a private baking node with ...
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Why did the network ignore my baked block?

The shell currently ignores a new head if it is less fit than the hypothetical next head -- baked with all the endorsements in the mempool. This hypothetical next fitness is called context_fitness in ...
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Import private key

If you key starts with edsk: do this tezos-client import secret key my_account unencrypted:edsk...
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Why did the network ignore my baked block?

Most likely poor connection to peers, or at least the ones that mattered at the point in time (the endorsers for your block, and baker of the next). Endorsers will endorse the block with the higher ...
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Import private key

I don't know about bakechain, but I can say your tezos-client command is incorrect. It needs to look like: ./tezos-client import secret key my_account encrypted:edesk1XXXX where encrypted:...
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How to secure baking node from attacks like DDOS?

You could also add an extra layer of security by having your node's internet connection go through a DDoS protected VPN, like OctoVPN https://octovpn.com
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Remote signer crashes when asked to sign bytes

0x03 is for generic operations, like transfers. The ledger baking app cannot sign 0x03; it will only sign bytes beginning with 0x01, and 0x02 (blocks, endorsements). You need to exit the baking app ...
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How many bakers on currently baking on tezos?

The number of bakers on the tezos network for the current cycle is often underreported. In tezos every node validates each block, whereas bakers produce blocks (baking) and also endorse the blocks of ...
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Rebuilding node from scratch

Tezos baking and endorsing rights are assigned on a snapshot basis, meaning whatever address you are staking with is snapshoted into the network. So no, You won’t lose your rights as long as you ...
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Running a Baking Node on Azure - any considerations?

The most significant benefit of an on premise solution is the availability of devices like the Ledger Nano S which are a proven mechanism for securing your private keys. With a cloud provider like ...
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ACL filtering,can't send transaction

For me it works with the following parameters: --rpc-addr 0.0.0.0:8732 --allow-all-rpc 0.0.0.0:8732 First one makes RPC listen for connections on any interface, and the second fixes ACL.
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What is the process for baking on self generated account/keys?

Manager operations (which includes registering an account as a baker) cannot be applied to empty implicit accounts (empty in the sense of having no balance). So yes, you need to first reveal the ...
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Tezos Baking with Kiln, Endorsing works but Baking doesn't

Sorry to hear that! There are many different reasons why block or endorsement could be missed, such as internet connectivity etc - however we can rule out many of those in this case because we see ...
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Do I need to set up or create a node on my computer to bake tezos?

In short, yes, you have to compile the tezos code from scratch. There is a docker option if you are familiar with that. If you are not, it's probably even more complicated to get working. There used ...
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How do I set up a tezos node via command line on Ubuntu?

Tezster-CLI is the perfect tool to answer for your query. It will setup local nodes on your system in easy steps. Prerequisite: You must have installed docker and nodejs on your system. To install ...
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How do I set up a tezos node via command line on Ubuntu?

Here are the updated step-by-step instructions on how to build a Tezos node(fresh Ubuntu install) become superuser sudo su update system sudo su sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y ...
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Running Tezos node with rolling mode but sync started at the beginning

Use the history-mode argument when importing the snapshot. These are the steps: rm -rf .tezos-node/{context,store,version.json} tezos-node snapshot import "${SNAPSHOT_FILENAME}" --history-mode=...
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Two nodes on same machine, one always lags

I finally managed to get both nodes to sync and they have been working fine for two days now. Apparently the Mainnet-snapshots node got corrupted and I ended up having to export and import a new ...
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Tezos-client can't import TCP signer

I'm doing the exact same thing successfully. I have set up a remote signer and SSH tunneled it to my baking server on port 7878. It sounds from your description, and the symptom you describe, ...
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How to guarantee uptime for baking node?

A lot of us bakers old timers depend on the work done by etomknudsen called "Tezos Node CPR". Main repo has systemd scripts to let systemd manage and log the tezos binaries. Systemd does a great job ...
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How to guarantee uptime for baking node?

We are or hire system architects who design a HA (high availability) infrastructure for our bakers 😉 You can see some discussions here. SSH is definately one tool in the toolbelt here, but if you ...
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Missing Blocks for Months now - No endorsements present in mempool

This is a known problem. As discussed on gitlab, it seems to be two problems disguised as one. The first problem is poor connectivity leading to the baker waiting and missing blocks. The second ...
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