.onion address and the ports you used while setting up the
In the main repository:
make BINS="darkirc". Then run
./darkirc. This will create
a configuration file at
Change the following settings in the configuration file created in Step 2.
As you modify the file, if you notice some settings are missing, simply add them. Some settings may be commented-out by default.
# connection settings outbound_connect_timeout = 60 channel_handshake_timeout = 55 channel_heartbeat_interval = 90 hosts_quarantine_limit = 10 outbound_peer_discovery_cooloff_time = 60 allowed_transports = ["tor", "tor+tls"] external_addr = ["tor://youraddress.onion:your-port"] # seeds seeds = [ # These addresses are commented-out by default "tor://rwjgdy7bs4e3eamgltccea7p5yzz3alfi2vps2xefnihurbmpd3b7hqd.onion:5262", "tor://f5mldz3utfrj5esn7vy7osa6itusotix6nsjhv4uirshkcvgglb3xdqd.onion:5262", ] # inbound settings inbound = ["tcp://127.0.0.1:your-port"] inbound_connections = 8
This configuration allows your node to send and receive traffic only via Tor.
The settings under
inbound settings are optional, but enabling them will
increase the strength and reliability of the network.
./darkirc. Welcome to the dark forest.
darkirc -vv for verbose debugging. This will show detailed errors including
tor connection issues.
Review the configuration file for any mistakes. Check for duplicated variables.
If you see a many rapid
EventReq messages in the log, it is possible that there is
an incompatibility with your local
darkirc database and the state of the network.
This can be resolved by deleting
This is a known bug and we are working on a fix.