The rippled Server

rippled is the core peer-to-peer server that manages the XRP Ledger. This section covers concepts that help you learn the "what" and "why" behind fundamental aspects of the rippled server.

  • rippled Server Modes

    Learn about rippled server modes, including stock servers, validator servers, and rippled servers run in stand-alone mode.

  • Clustering

    Run rippled servers in a cluster to share the load of cryptography between them.

  • Ledger History

    rippled servers store a variable amount of transaction and state history locally.

  • Peer Protocol

    The peer protocol specifies the language rippled servers speak to each other.

  • Transaction Censorship Detection

    XRP Ledger provides an automated transaction censorship detector that is available on all rippled servers.