Here's my third-party DNS seeder for available Zcash nodes

dig +noall +answer | awk '{ print "addnode=" $5; }'

This is secondary to what’s operated at You can help prevent network segmentation by adding a diverse variety of highly-available nodes to your zcash.conf.


That’s a neat little script. I notice that when I run zcashd it just connects to eight other nodes. Can I boost that number? If so, what are the pros and cons?