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Im trying to open bitcoin core withthe command bitcoind -daemon

My node is working perfectly with GUI But When trying to run bitcoind -daemon

error: Could not connect to the server Make sure the bitcoind server is running and that you are connecting to the correct RPC port.


Any help? For some reason its showing i am in Prune mode? Im not sure if this is the cause of the error if so please instruct me to fix this Cheers

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  • You should be using bitcoin-cli to connect to bitcoind. Can you also post your debug.log file? – sanket1729 Jan 28 at 18:22
  • I have changed the bitcoin.conf file to prune=0 to correct the error tho now im getting this error trying to restard of prune mode. You need to rebuild the database using -reindex to go back to unpruned mode. This will redownload the entire blockchain. Please restart with -reindex or -reindex-chainstate to recover. Error: Error opening block database Any help here ? – COINAU Jan 28 at 23:20
  • Are you trying to run the GUI and bitcoind at the same time? How are you running the RPC client? Is the GUI running with -server? There are a lot of relevant details missing here. – Pieter Wuille Jan 30 at 16:39

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