When a new node joins the Nerif Network, it needs to connect to existing nodes to discover other peers. These entry points into the network, called bootnodes, hold the addresses of other peers.

Each node can act as a bootstrap node and serve as an entry point for new joiners. Bootnode addresses are defined in the node's configuration file, and new joiners can receive this information to connect with the rest of the network using the appropriate command.

$ nerif start –bootnode ...

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