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Can someone provide list of trusted foundation nodes?

Command to add trusted nodes to config This is how I configure the node to use these "trusted nodes". I added the command to open up to 500 connections which can be left out of course: ./tezos-node ...
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Decent bakery architecture?

Looks like a good start. Unless your (4G)-router has a battery consider an uninterruptible power source (UPS). A second laptop with signer and additional ledger on standby in a separate location ...
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What should I do about "connection from untrusted peer" reports from tezos-node?

I saw an answer to this on Riot for the same question: You could change the IP address of the node. If other peers know your IP address you cannot do anything against connection attempts. I ...
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How do I remove the private mode setting from my node? My node is not connecting to peer

If you want to remain in private-mode, you must provide an argument --peer node:port when starting your node, or edit the config.json file of the node to add such peers (which is better, as it will be ...
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How to run tezos node in private mode using docker images?

When you launch the docker node with ./mainnet.sh start, you can add extra arguments such as --private-mode --peer AAA.BBB.CCC.DDD:PORT (you probably need to specify --peer to connect your private ...
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How to activate Private Mode for Tezos node

The node can be set in private mode with the option --private-mode It doesn’t connect to any peer other than those provided with --peer or in bootstrap-peers
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Can someone provide list of trusted foundation nodes?

Here is whats in my consig.json: "dubnodes.tzbeta.net ", "franodes.tzbeta.net ", "sinnodes.tzbeta.net" , " nrtnodes.tzbeta.net"
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Private Node keeps disconnecting from public node

While this does not directly answer your question, Kiln has a feature that can notify you when your Private Node loses connections. When you configure Kiln to monitor the Private Node, include a '...
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Private Node keeps disconnecting from public node

Update 3/21/19 Core developers had pushed out a fix as of 366f64f3df266cf02a06412d6760f73626d0a2bf commit on the mainnet branch that addresses this issue that I described below. In the setting ...
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How do I remove the private mode setting from my node? My node is not connecting to peer

This is caused by an awkward behavior of the docker entrypoint script: it passes the node options along to tezos-node config {init,update} every time, which means options can accumulate and become ...
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How can I make my private node connect to my public node at start-up?

The --connections argument is actually a helper for setting several different configuration fields. To see this you can use the tezos-node config init and tezos-node config update commands to convert ...
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Can someone provide list of trusted foundation nodes?

Here is the full list given by the maintainer of the foundation nodes: dubnodes.tzbeta.net franodes.tzbeta.net sinnodes.tzbeta.net nrtnodes.tzbeta.net pdxnodes.tzbeta.net I use those mainly.
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How can I force a connection from my private node to my public node?

The --peer= argument allows to specify peers that node should connect to. This is how you get private nodes to connect to specific peers. It takes an ip and port. This is from running tezos-node run -...
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How to disable private_mode with config update?

It's not possible; the config update command does not support setting private-mode back to false. You could edit the config file by hand, e.g. changing "private-mode": true to "private-mode": false. ...
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Node in private mode and archive storage connected to public node in full storage will ever be synced?

As a full node contains all the data necessary to participate to the network as a bootstrap peer (namely all the blocks of the chain), it is indeed possible to bootstrap a node (archive, full or ...
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Tezos baker port to open for mainnet for good security

Yes, open this port to the world. It allows others tezos nodes to discover and connect to you. Block all ports except 9732 Private mode simply tells other nodes that you do not accept incoming ...
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Maximum Peers Reached, Connection To Private Node Dropped

If you started your private node with eg. [...] --net-addr 127.0.0.1:9876 [...] add the following peer to the public node so that it trusts the private node: [...] --peer 127.0.0.1:9876 [...] The ...
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Node in private mode and archive storage connected to public node in full storage will ever be synced?

I might have found the answer from this blog post from Nomadic Labs: An important thing to note is that running a full node is enough to maintain the full chain history. Indeed, archive nodes do ...
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Connecting to a private node from a trusted public one is rejected

Is is not possible to connect from another node to a node that is in private mode. You must establish the connection from the private node to a trusted node, not the other way round. Although the ...
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Can someone provide list of trusted foundation nodes?

Behind the known DNS addresses are several individual IPs with the nodes. Therefore you should use dig (from package dnsutils on debian) to connect to all of them. When running a node in private ...
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Is it possible to discover a private node from its trusted public node list of peers?

Calling tezos-admin-client p2p stat on node B will list among other things, all active connections. The connections to private node will have the word private near the end of the line. Here is an ...
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Adding peers on a live private node

Generally we can use the tezos-admin-client binary to add new peers: ./tezos-admin-client connect address <node ip>:9732 But the latest version of the binaries as of today (7/3/2019), the ...
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How can I make my private node connect to my public node at start-up?

These are settings of my private node which are registered in config.json { "data-dir": "/usr/data/.tezos-node", "rpc": { "listen-addr": "127.0.0.1:8732" }, "p2p": { "bootstrap-peers": [ "A.A....
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My private node is not connecting to the peer mentioned in the start command

The incoming connection rejected due to untrusted source is most certainly due to a previous non-private run on the same IP. Your IP is known as a potential peer, so other nodes try to connect. It is ...
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What should I do about "connection from untrusted peer" reports from tezos-node?

If you are running in --private-mode, you don't need to allow any inbound TCP connections on port 9732 from peers. Block those connections on your firewall, or with iptables. Then you will no longer ...
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