You can set up master on windows server with one click installer or using docker-compose file for more details please visit XinFin Masternode setup page.
No, it's not necessary to run a Masternode on the server but we recommended hosting the Masternode on the server. Setting Up Masternode by staking coin gives the opportunity to mint additional coin as validators rewards.
Yes, you can run the Masternode on your Local machine but your node must have 100% uptime and must have a facing direct internet connection.
You can run as many Masternode you want to run at one time. But there are various conditions to run Masternode like for more details visit XinFin Maternode Setup page to learn about their requirements.
You can find the XDPoS code on XinFin github.
Coinbase address is the Masternode address and Masternode owner address is the address of wallet which you have proposed 10 million XDC.
The rewards will be received on the wallet which is the Masternode owner's address.
Rewards are distributed to Masternode owner after every epoch.
900 blocks are mine in one epoch.
It takes around 50 minutes to complete 1 epoch.
Rewards for the Masternode come approx 10 %pa rewards for running Masternode. If the number of Masternode increases, the rewards will be reduced.
108 Masternode are selected randomly with a round-robin algorithm.
Currently, the Xinfin Network supports 2000+ tps.
Yes, you can find the TestNet at http://apothem.network.
It takes 2 seconds to mine a block on XinFin Network.
XDC wallet can be stored on XinFin web Wallet, XinFin E-wallet ( XinPay), or XDC Android Wallet .
For now, XinFin doesn't support hardware wallets but it will support them soon.
No, you can not store your token on the Masternode address on XinFin Network.
Yes, it is necessary to take the backup of your Coinbase address.
If you lost your Coinbase address your node will be down and you need to resign from the Masternode.
All your funds will get the lock and you will not be able to receive rewards and your 10 million XDC will also get lost. So it's always advisable to backup your Keystore.
XinFin Network is decentralized and no central place to store data so there is no chance to recover your token.
Yes, you can deploy your smart contract on the XinFin Betwork with remix or web wallet.
Yes, the XinFin Network is Ethereum compatible, so you can deploy any smart contract on XinFin Network.
Yes, you can create your own token on the XinFin Network with MyContract.
Read: How to Deploy own token on XinFin Network