[c-lightning] refunding the active channels in LN

ZmnSCPxj ZmnSCPxj at protonmail.com
Fri Dec 14 00:00:36 AEDT 2018

Best is to just open a channel to a different node.
By maintaining multiple channels, you can be forwarding node.

Deleting lightning state is a bad idea.
You should consider multiple channels, not focus on just one channel to the network.


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On Thursday, December 13, 2018 8:20 PM, Sarat G <sarath.ginjupalli89 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi  ZmnSCPxj,
> I encountered the issue mentioned here(https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning/issues/1272). I understand the problem is relate to the channel capacity in my case.
> For that I'm trying to refund the channel with the higher amount and unfortunately it's not allowing me to refund the existing channel.
> I would like to know, what could be the work around in these kind scenarios, how can I increase the channel capacity in such cases?
> At this moment, I'm cleaning the peers and channels from the lightning sqlite3 database and restarting the lightningd, and then funding the channel with higher amounts inorder to make it work.
> Sorry for asking so many questions, your thoughts on this helpful to me.
> Regards,
> Sarat G
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