How do we retrieve the xpub and the private key (for signature) of a given path (m/87h/0h/0h, for example) for legacy and descriptor wallets in Bitcoin Core?


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There is no xpub in legacy wallets: https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/a/107918/, use dumpwallet for private keys.

listdescriptors can be used to get xpub and xprv for descriptor wallets

  • listdescriptors RPC returns only m/44'/1'/0'/{0,1}, m/84'/1'/0'/{0,1} and m/49'/1'/0'/{0,1}. If you want m/44'/0'/0'/{0,1} or m/87'/0'/0'/{0,1} (most commonly used for multisig), you cannot get them from this RPC.
    – le0
    Aug 14, 2021 at 5:37

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