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May 12, 2017, 10:56:17 PM


i recently received nice help here, so hopefully you can also help me here Smiley

I am trying to setup this dnsseeder here:

I am very sure i have setup right "message start/magic packet" stuff things. Ports should also be fine.
I have a NS and A record includeing "www" for

I have a node and the dnsseder running on the same machine, but it is not getting any connections.
I have put all active nodes from explorer into it but it wont show any active connections.

I hope you can help me Smiley
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July 18, 2017, 02:27:10 AM


    Troubleshooting a dnsseed installation is somewhat difficult because there is more to it than just adapting the code.
    You're going to need to be answering requests on port 53.
    You're going to need to have the NS record in Global DNS referring to the hostname of the system where dnsseed runs.
    You're going to need to have the configured name of the nameserver matching in the parent zone.

    If you've configured a dnsseed to run on ns.foocoin.test with the zone named dnsseed.foocoin.test, then you can test it with a remote connection by doing a 'dig @ns.foocoin.test dnsseed.foocoin.test'.

    You can also check the debug.log of a hard coded seed to see if bitcoin-seeder is crawling properly.

    What are you seeing exactly?

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