I get an error connecting the second node to the first (master).

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[ec2-user@ip-172-31-23-104 ~]$ multichaind chain1@

MultiChain 1.0.2 Daemon (latest protocol 10009)

Retrieving blockchain parameters from the seed node ...

Error: Couldn't connect to the seed node on port 9539 - please check multichaind is running at that address and that your firewall settings allow incoming connections.


I have opened up the firewall to accept all connections from everywhere (
asked Jan 8, 2018 by Srini

1 Answer

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Is it possible the first node has more than one IP address, perhaps some are visible from internal networks only, and some from external networks. Take a look at the output when the first node starts up to see if there are alternative IP addresses suggested.
answered Jan 9, 2018 by MultiChain