Do local nodes work across crypto types?

by Sid Grant   Last Updated October 17, 2019 23:27 PM

Newbie to all of this, hoping you can help with what is probably a "duh" question. I'll keep it brief, though: if I download the blockchain using the instructions given for the Bitcoin GUI, will I be able to use it as a local node for my Monero GUI wallet, as well?

Thanks so much! :)

Tags : nodes full-node


Answers 1


No, while there are some wallets that support multiple coins, the full nodes of each cryptocurrency network generally have their own distinct node software. In particular Monero and Bitcoin will require separate software.

Murch
Murch
October 17, 2019 23:24 PM

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