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Frequently Asked Questions

What is HORNET?

HORNET is a community driven IOTA full node. It is written in Go which makes it lightweight and fast.

Does HORNET Run on the Mainnet?

Yes, HORNET was released in mid 2020 and replaced the Java implementation called IRI.

Can I run HORNET on a Raspberry Pi?

Yes, you can run HORNET on a Raspberry Pi 4B with an external SSD. However, we recommend that you run HORNET on a more powerful device.

I have difficulties setting up HORNET. Where can I get help?

Our community loves helping you. Just ask your questions in the #hornet channel on the official IOTA Discord Server

Can I contribute?

Of course, you are very welcome! Just send a PR or offer your help in the #hornet channel on the official IOTA Discord Server

I found a bug, what should I do?

Please open a new issue. We'll have a look at your bug report as soon as possible.

I'm missing feature xyz. Can you add it?

Please open a new feature request. We cannot assure that the feature will actually be implemented. Pull requests are very welcome!