Yes, I published such a safe site in past test networks, until testnet 16. To do that, I needed 3 things that are not available anymore in alpha 2:
running my own node
a message to get list of node ids (MessageContent::RoutingTableReques for reference)
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I will see what I can do when users will be allowed to run their own vaults again. Second point could be worked around by launching a set of nodes covering all the sections. For a network with a few hundred nodes, I have calculated that 4 or 5 nodes should be enough (but forced relocations due to node ageing will be a problem). Third point could be bypassed with a web site on clear net.
I know over 325 people have “Set the IP” in the process to use the Alpha 2 Network. That doesn’t mean 325 people are actively using it but that many accessed it at some point or at least that’s what I’m guessing.
Who’d go through the whole process of claiming an invite and then setting your IP not to at least try it once?
i’ve tried setting up by taking these steps but after a while that the program tries to register me on the SAFE network it comes up with a red:
Core error: Unexpected: Could not connect to the SAFE Network
… already made a couple of attempts with the same results.
Would be great if someoene could help by pointing out a way to get through it since I’m quite curious to see how the browser works!
thank you for the reply!
ok, i’ve made sure that the ip’s match, downloaded again the latest version opened the firewall to the safe-browser and allowed incoming connections but the problem persists.
I’m working on a mac so have the browser for OS …
It was not a tool of Maidsafe, but of a member on this forum
And I think its Good that status pages that map the network cannot be made, because if it could then the network is not truly anonymous and has failed as such.
I too would love to see some sort of status page, but as the network grows the only status that will be possible will be that of your local section/group since the node can see that, but again that will be limited and has to be seen as an indication of the network as a whole.
Wouldn’t alpha 3 which doesn’t have vaults, but only routing nodes be enough?