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How to become an EOS Block Producer Candidate?

I've seen some conflicting info regarding on how one can become a Block Producer Candidate so that people can vote for me in the block producer votings. Some suggest that anyone can vote anyone they ...
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What is the practical process by which BPs change the RAM available on the mainnet?

What is the process that BPs follow to update the RAM size at regular intervals? From what I can tell, the update is made in the eosio_global_state singleton to update the max_ram_size parameter in ...
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What is a fork database?

There is a mention of a fork database in the docs for the bnet_plugin. Could you please tell me what the fork database is and how is it related to the state of the nodeos node?
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I can only find 10 block producers with valid SSL. Is that correct?

I want users to have option to select block producers from a list in my DAPP. But I can only find 10 block producers that has SSLendpoint. I first get block producers from EOS https://api.eosuk.io:...
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What's the main deciding factor of block time?

Speaking of block time(which EOS has shown us 0.5 sec), which is the more important time consumer, network communication or BP computing? Or to say, let's imagine we want to shorten EOS block time to ...
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How to get BP votes in EOS using cleos?

cleos system listproducers -l 21 -j { "rows": [{ "owner": "bitfinexeos1", "total_votes": "322468184386323200.00000000000000000", "producer_key": "...
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Installation issue in EOS

I have cloned the EOS repository and trying to start the script using the following command. `sh ./eosio_build.sh` But it raises the following issue? ./eosio_build.sh: 33: ./eosio_build.sh: ...
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eos.io - Account freeze protocol

Is there a possiblity to unfreeze a frozen account in the EOS protocol (or is it frozen forever once frozen) and if so how many BP need to vote unfreeze to unfreeze an account?
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Tool for tracking BPs performance

Is there any tool tracking BPs performance? Like outages, transactions per block, etc... If it dose not exist yet - i will make it. And would love to hear what metrics you want to see.
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How does BP upgrade new EOSIO version while producing?

I'm wondering when BPs need to upgrade to a new version of EOSIO, what is the process? When they're actively producing and upgrading to new version takes time.
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What Block Producer resources are available?

Running a Block Producer is a complex job. BP candidates would find useful tools, tips, documentation, security tips, setup examples, cost calculators. What of these and other BP resources are ...
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How to find out which BPCs are backup BPs and are paid?

Is there a way to find out which Block Producer Candidates are paid as backup BP?
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Why does eos produce continuous blocks?

I am wondering about permanently producing blocks. Can someone explain why we need this ?
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How to become a Stand-by Block Producer

Is there a document / wiki etc. out there that provides details on how to become a stand-by block producer for EOS?
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What are blockchain producers’ incentives to add additional RAM?

If payments for RAM go to the network as a whole, what is the incentive for block producers to increase their physical RAM?
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Where can I find a list of the current 21 Block Producers?

Where online can I find a list of the current 21 Block Producers? And the 100 additional standby producers?
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Who is the producer that produced the invalid block?

Few questions about the blockchain freeze in 16/06/2018: Who is the producer that produced the invalid block? Why was it not tested during the testing period? Were tests added to EOSIO to test the ...
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How do I add more RAM on existing account?

-All of my EOS is staked for CPU and NET bandwidth, should I un-stake some of it first, and how ? -What command should I execute with a BP to buy, lets say, 600 EOS worth of RAM on an existing ...
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Is there a BP with available smart-contracts that we can simply run without submitting?

Submitting a smart contracts to different BPs gives me different errors. Would there be a BP with ready-to-run smart-contracts (which are found in a /contracts directory) that can be executed by EOS ...
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Information on Block Producers

How would one programmatically obtain information on current BP’s as well as BP candidates? Information I would like: A. Basic info Website URL Country Location of servers Server types (cloud vs ...
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How do I know which version of EOS the mainnet is running?

How do I know which version of EOS the mainnet is running? For example, today is the mainnet running 1.0.3 or 1.0.4? Is it possible that different Block Producers can be running different versions ...
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how to list the schedule for active BPs?

anyone knows a command to list the current schedule for the active BPs? thank you
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Can I stake back my bandwidth without cost?

Say I have staked enough eos for 10mb of bandwidth. When I run out of bandwidth, can I unstake and stake back as soon as possible to get 10mb more of bandwidth without any cost?
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transcation take to long on cleos push action in EOS 1.0.2

Exception encountered while processing chain.push_transaction: 3040005 expired_tx_exception: Expired Transaction transaction has expired, expiration is 2018-06-12T12:30:04 and pending block time is ...
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What are Block Producer URLs and Ports (Server/Wallet) if any?

I assume that we should expect to execute the same commands on a main-net as we are executing them on a test-net. For example, to create an account, we do the following: $cleos --wallet-url http://...
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Will EOS sidechains have the same block producers as the EOS main chain?

Wax and ONO have announced their intentions to launch their projects on sidechains rather than the main chain. Does this mean that they would need their own block producers or are sidechains also ...
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Can the EOS community decide to increase the number of block producers?

Is it built into the EOS governance for the community to reach a consensus on the matter of the number of block producers? If the community wants 51 instead of 21 block producers, can they make that ...
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Is there any command tools that could list all the bp nodes info like IP Port etc after the mainnet launching?

When the main net works well, is there any command line tools for us the check or monitor all the bp nodes ?
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Having two EOS BlockChain networks in parallel, is this theoretical scenario possible?

How is this scenario prevented: Two or more sets of Block Producers (21+100) start main-net; Where each set runs its own different network? What if both sets of BPs gather 15% EOS necessary vots to ...
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what are the steps to connect to a test net?

I have gone through the process of building latest dawn tag and ran the verification tests; what are the next steps to follow to be able to connect to a test net my brand new shiny BP? thank you
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How to Restart Nodeos Block Producer

yesterday I created and launched a single node test net on MacOS. To shut it down I pressed CTRL + C and then shut down my computer a while after. Today I tried to restart the block producer with ...
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How to configure block producer to have front-end and back-end cluster nodes

In order to have high-availability, scalability and network efficiency, how to configure an EOS block producer to have front-end cluster nodes (that handle user and peer-to-peer requests) and back-end ...
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What are the units of the total_votes in the producer_info structure?

The structure is defined here https://github.com/EOSIO/eos/blob/7bce267c6e48bcbf2d81f0ed51a3771501fdbb7b/contracts/eosio.system/eosio.system.abi#L134 total_votres is a float64 The value reported by ...
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Can the community vote out a block producer any minute?

In this blog post, Dan Larimer says, "In order to maintain maximum voting influence each voter will have to re-assert their vote every week." Does this mean that a voter can only change her vote once ...
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What happens when a non-producing node receives an action?

When I push an action to a non-producing node (either a node that is not producing at all or a block producing node that is not responsible for the next block) what happens to that action? How does it ...
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How do you avoid a single entity to run multiple block producers?

According to this Reddit Discussion there's a single owner trying to be a candidate for multiple block producer spots. I know this has something to do with transparency, but I'd like to read an answer ...
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How can I fetch the list of the active block producers and standby block producers using eosjs?

At this time, is it possible for me to do so when the BPs have not been elected? I need this for a block explorer I'm building using eosjs.
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Does EOSIO prevents block producers from using swap instead of RAM?

How does EOSIO ensure that block producers won't be using swap instead of RAM? For example, what if block producers will use Docker and increase its VM memory, but in reality they'll use swap which ...
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How many blocks in a row one producer can produce? How many blocks need to be produced to be considered as irreversible?

I am running so called SuperHero testnet node on my computer, and I've noticed that according to logs, blocks are produced in series, usually by 12 in one series produced by one block producer: Can ...
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Is there any incentives to run a full node without being one of the 21 block producer?

So EOS will select 21 block producer to make the DPOS work, but to become a block producer requires extremely high level hardware, which is not practical for average users. So is there any incentives ...
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What are the valuable benefits of being EOS Block Producer?

There are many company which announce EOS Block Producer Candidacy (such as Bancor, Cypherglass, EOSIndia, and many other). For sure the scalability, reliability and maintainability of the EOS ...
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How can you earn from EOSIO having a spare computer?

Given a person got a spare computer or few with some RAM (e.g. 16GB), how can you make gains (e.g. tokens) from just running EOSIO decentralized operating system with some minimal effort? What is the ...
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Decentralised hosting websites linked to smart contracts

Are there any plans for block producers to be able to serve HTTP from IPFS, etc, to allow for decentralisation? Has there been any discussion around this? I've been trying to determine how this would ...
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Unlimited BW for EOS dApp users?

Q. - Can anyone have unlimited bandwidth for EOS dApp users? Will that be a paid service from Block Producer (BP)? By Unlimited BW, i mean - no. of simultaneous users fetching the EOS blockchain ...
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What are the minimum hardware specifications required to run an EOS blockchain?

What are the minimum hardware requirements to run an EOS blockchain in terms of CPU power, RAM, etc?