Bitcoin nodes are unresponsive – Bitcoints


Published on July 10th, 2018 | by bitcoin


Bitcoin nodes are unresponsive

Bitcoin nodes are unresponsiveIn its current state, our Bitcoin node will connect to up to one hundred twenty five peer nodes.
We assume that each of these nodes is a fully functioning and active part of the Bitcoin peer-to-peer network.
If we continue to persist our connections to unresponsive nodes, it’s conceivable that eventually every node we’re connected to will become unresponsive for some reason or another.
And that’s not a very robust solution…

Detecting Slow Connections

Instead, we should be proactive about pruning unresponsive nodes from our set of peers.
Detecting Unresponsive Nodes

The next step in aggressively pruning our peer list is to watch for unresponsive nodes.


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