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Are all private keys required to create a multisig bitcoin address

Do all 3 private keys in a 2-of-3 multisig wallet have to exist on the same device at some point in order to generate the bitcoin address? It would be ideal if the 3 private keys never existed on the ...
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What is the maximum number of multisigaddresses you can create? [duplicate]

I have created a few multisig addresses, and just tried to create a 2 of 3 address, but it returned with the 'AddCScript() failed' error. What is the maximum number of m-sig addresses and where is ...
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Script for sending funds to a multisig address

Does sending funds to a multisig address require different script than the one used for ordinary addresses? If yes, how should this script look like? (Under multisig address I mean Bitcoin script hash ...
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Creating MultiSig from server

I want to create a MultiSig address where user A sends the public key of its bitcoin address (gets saved in the database). User B gets notified that he must send his public key to create the 2-3 ...
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Multi-signature transactions: Address based? What is the limit?

As I understand them, multisig transactions are actually transactions from multisig addresses (addresses requiring n sigs). Is this correct? (in other words, "multi-sig transactions" == ...
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What percentage of Bitcoins stored in a multi sign address?

I am looking for a statistic of the usage of multi-sig addresses over time. More concrete: what is the percentage of Bitcoins stored in a multi-sig address over time.
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Multisig doesn't work unless all keys were generated from the current wallet?

I tried to create a multisig in both the Bitcoin network and the Bitcoin testnet. It seems to work only when all public keys are from the current wallet. That means when I call listunspent after I ...
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multisig escrow

in multisig 2-3 escrow, what is best approch from below ? 1- sign rawtransaction from customer and send it to escrow to sign 2-3 to release fund. but how ensure that rawtransaction is the same i ...
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What cryptographic operations are performed on the 3 public keys to produce a multisig (2 of 3) address?

I'm just getting a handle on multisig, so sorry about that. I don't really get how, (what operations are performed) on the inputs (3 public keys, right?) to generate a multisig address. Or is it some ...
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Finding input TX for P2SH addresses

I am beginning to work with multi-sig transactions, I understand how they work and how to sign raw transactions but how do you go about A) listing the input transactions for this address using ...
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Howto partially sign a multisig rawtransaction with BitcoinJ?

I am trying to partially sign a 2of2 transaction which I created in bitcoind. Unfortunately I am not seeing a valid raw output after signing. The expected raw output is: ...
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What is the right way to create a MultiSig?

After following https://github.com/wobine/blackboard101/blob/master/wbn_multisigs_pt2_spend-funds.py for creating a MultiSig, I end up with a Multisig address. On Validate Address it shows as valid ...
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How can I use multi signature addresses with Bitcoin Core?

Using the instructions on the debug window, I created a multi signature address as below: addmultisigaddress 2 "[\"Adres1\",\"Adres2\"]" MultiSigAddres My understanding is that one needs the ...
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Tx to a multisig address in testnet not working

i've sent a tx to a newly created multisig address on testnet, but i dont understand why i didnt get the funds yet. What i've done to so far was create 3 separate wallets, and get the 3 pubkeys to ...
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What are the limits of m and n in m-of-n multisig addresses?

This method describes how to create a 2-of-3 multisig. I heard that there is an inherent limit with the number of multisig parts, limiting them to 3. Does the standard method described above of ...
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Can multiple people create one multisignature address, while keeping their private keys private?

Is it possible for person A, person B, and person C to create a multiple signature address without one person needing to initially know all three addresses to create that public address in the first ...
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Aborted escrow transaction

I know that multisig (n of i) transactions provide a decentralised escrow mechanism. Let's say we have a 2 of 3 address. What happens if funds are sent to the multi-sig address and say the seller is ...
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signrawtransaction - Which private key from BitAddress.org?

I am trying to do multisignature addresses and when it comes time to spend the funds, I am getting stuck. If I create a 2 of 3 multisignature address using 3 public keys that I generate locally, then ...
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Bitcoin CreateMultiSig in PHP always returning FALSE

I am using bitcoind 0.8.5 with JSON to try and implement multisignature addresses locally on my server. But when I try and create one from my code, it keeps returning FALSE. $create_multisig = ...
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Transaction id from a multisig address

Suppose Alice sent some coins to a multisig address. Even if that address is assigned to my wallet I will not see the transaction as it doesn't really belong to me. That's fine, Bitcoin-Qt has no way ...
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Completely confused with mutisig address and scripts

I used the guide, how to make escrow from bitcoin console. Here are my transactions in testnet: tx1 tx2 I am confused about ScriptPublicKey in tx1: OP_HASH160 ...
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Having trouble setting up the escrow function - returns transaction ID but doesn't get to blockchain?

Looking at both this example: https://earlytemple.com:8181/index.jsp and this example: https://gist.github.com/gavinandresen/3966071 I think I plowed through everything to the point where I was doing ...
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Double-signature paper wallets?

I believe it's possible to send money to an address that requires two signatures to spend. But I am trying to figure out how this can be done with paper wallets. My understanding of multi-signature ...
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How exactly does BIP11 work, and how can it be used, particularly with/without P2SH?

I'm trying to write a BIP11-compliant C# client that creates a 2 of 2 or 2 of 3 transaction. I'm also trying to understand if a 3 of 3 transaction is supported as well. This example says they are ...
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Would it be possible to make Trophys / Achievements from bitcoin experience

One Trophy could be: "First output signed" And many more milestones on the road to the more advanced usages of the network: "First multisign/multispend", "First completed ANYONECANPAY transaction" ...
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What are the different prefixes of Bitcoin addresses?

Until today, I thought all addresses must start with 1. Well, behold 3M8XGFBKwkf7miBzpkU3x2DoWwAVrD1mhk, which is a multi-sig escrow address created to hold the bounty for the development of ...
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How can I execute a 3-way escrow with 1 unknown party?

Good Evening- I'm trying to execute an unusual 3-way transaction, where in one of the parties is not known at the start. PartyA would initiate the transaction, and provide funding. My thought was ...
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How many different formats can a public address take?

I'm creating an offline index to report off of the block chain. I plan on indexing each transaction based on the address displayed in the TX. Are all addresses Base58? I believe I also read about ...
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How will multisig addresses work?

How will multisig addresses work? Will they consist of multiple traditional addresses, or will they have some different structure? Will one be able to specify whether they will require 2 out of 2, 2 ...