Error Observed: Looking for Peers or Stopping Peer for error

Created by Daniel Anthony, Modified on Thu, 11 Jan 2024 at 06:23 PM by Daniel Anthony


  • open the config.toml file on your Sentry node.


  • open the config.toml file on your Sentry node.


  • And then find the parameter external_address. Once you find it this what you should be updating it with

  • Once you have updated this, all you need to do is restart your Heimdall service on your Sentry

    sudo service heimdalld restart

Ensure that you’re only doing this on your sentry only.

Follow the below steps for adding additional peers in
vi /var/lib/heimdall/config/config.toml

1. Stop heimdalld service

sudo service heimdalld stop

2. Clear your addrbook

sudo service heimdalld stop
cp /var/lib/heimdall/config/addrbook.json /var/lib/heimdall/config/addrbook.json.bkp
rm /var/lib/heimdall/config/addrbook.json

Increase max_num_inbound_peers and max_num_outbound_peers 
In /var/lib/heimdall/config/config.toml:

3. Start heimdalld service:

sudo service heimdalld start

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