Connecting to your own Bitcoin node
Bisq will connect to your local Bitcoin node if it finds it upon starting up. This article contains the requirements for this to work correctly.
You can also specify the addresses of particular Bitcoin nodes in
Connecting to a local Bitcoin node
If you're running a Bitcoin full node on the same machine as Bisq, Bisq should connect to your node on startup—it will look for Bitcoin Core or
bitcoind running on
localhost on port 8333.
bitocin.conffile if running 0.19.0.1 or later
- Make sure your node is not running in pruned mode
Connecting to another Bitcoin node
By default, Bisq maximizes your privacy by connecting to nodes run by trusted Bisq contributors.
If you'd like to connect to another node, you can specify its address in
Network Info. Bisq will make sure it can connect to the node to validate the address, and connect to that node the next time it starts.