Which command should I use to encrypt a previously unencrypted wallet from the command line?
The command is:
bitcoin-cli encryptwallet mypassphrase.
The list with all commands exposed through bitcoind's RPC API can be found here: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Original_Bitcoin_client/API_calls_list or can be fetched with the command:
It's worth noting that the
encryptwallet command will not show up in
bitcoin-cli help's results once your wallet is encrypted, instead you will get three new commands: