P2P Protocol Overview#
The Ergo network protocol uses full nodes (peers) to maintain a collaborative peer-to-peer network for block and transaction exchange.
The Full Node downloads and verifies every block (and transaction) before it relays them to other nodes.
Nodes perform send each other
handshake messages. to establish connections with other peers.
- On mainnet P2P uses port
9053for the API)
- For crawling https://libp2p.io/