I am trying to decrease the memory and bandwidth usage of my Zcash node. I have heard that an effective way to do this is to reduce the mempool on your node, or eliminate it entirely. Bitcoin has a config option called “blocksonly” which is supposed to do this. There is another option called “maxmempool,” which is similar but allows some customization. However, when I try running Zcash after adding these options to my config, it doesn’t work.
Are these options disabled for Zcash or am I doing something wrong? How would I go about reducing the size of the mempool on my node? I am interested only in getting new blocks, not unconfirmed transactions.