[Bitcoin-development] NODE_EXT_SERVICES and advertising related services

Mike Hearn mike at plan99.net
Fri Aug 8 13:55:42 UTC 2014

> I'd be OK with such an idea if bitcoind listens on a separate port for
> connections from plugins, a port that cannot be used for normal P2P
> traffic. This could also be a UNIX socket instead of a TCP port.

Yes, can be done this way too. I was thinking about setups where you have
services distributed across multiple machines. However a separate port does
indeed allow iptables or the like to be used.
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