Protect Your Mining & Node Centos 7 Servers With Fail2Ban

So you just received a bunch of credits from a VPS provider and you want to start mining or simply host a node. A simple way to protect your new Centos 7 mining and/or node server is to install Fail2ban to prevent SSH brute force attacks to guess your root password. This article isn’t about top notch security and I realize that you can disable root login and/or disable password login. This is for those that simply want decent security while still maintaining root login with password. Continue reading “Protect Your Mining & Node Centos 7 Servers With Fail2Ban”

Potcoin Wallet Not Syncing Solution

Edit: I no longer hold Potcoin due to lack of developer interest in maintaining a quality coin. The nodes that I have run have now been shut down. See this for more help:  https://www.reddit.com/r/potcoin/comments/75xpmi/cant_access_wallet_because_wallets_not_syncing_at/

As it sits now, when you download the Potcoin Wallet it will not sync. This seems to be an issue with the Potcoin peers.dat file that is installed with the Wallet. To get around this you can either update the peers.dat file itself or use the console to manually add nodes. Continue reading “Potcoin Wallet Not Syncing Solution”