AddressWithTime

Network IP address with additional time information.

Name

Data Type

Bytes

Description

time

uint32

4

A time in Unix epoch time format. Nodes advertising their own IP address set this to the current time. Nodes advertising IP addresses they’ve connected to set this to the last time they connected to that node. Other nodes just relaying the IP address should not change the time. Nodes can use the time field to avoid relaying old “addr” messages. Malicious nodes may change times or even set them in the future.

address

Address

26

Network IP address of a node.

d91f4854 ........................... [Epoch time][unix epoch time]: 1414012889
0100000000000000 ................... Service bits: 01 ([network][network] node)
00000000000000000000ffffc0000233 ... IP Address: ::ffff:192.0.2.51
208d ............................... Port: 8333