I'm testing some wallet features on regtest. Here's the sequence so far:

cash-cli -regtest generate 101
cash-cli -regtest getbalance

cash-cli -regtest getnewaddress newAddress1

cash-cli -regtest  sendtoaddress getrawtransaction 148b8ced78037cb8fe3b32b8814dbf6736c144448671a86da548bbdb5670750a 1
      "value": 2.00000000,
      "valueSat": 200000000,
      "n": 0,
      "scriptPubKey": {
        "asm": "OP_DUP OP_HASH160 c3bc1c481a15343ceb27d45d950c8770b7a0be1c OP_EQUALVERIFY OP_CHECKSIG",
        "hex": "76a914c3bc1c481a15343ceb27d45d950c8770b7a0be1c88ac",
        "reqSigs": 1,
        "type": "pubkeyhash",
        "addresses": [

dash-cli -regtest gettxout 148b8ced78037cb8fe3b32b8814dbf6736c144448671a86da548bbdb5670750a 0 false
//returns nothing as the transaction is not confirmed. Returns result if we change flag to true

How do I set transaction as confirmed in regtest mode so that dash-cli -regtest <txid> <outid> false would return the transaction output as a valid one?


A transaction is confirmed by including it in a block. This means that you have to mine a block which includes the transaction. You can do this using the generate command.

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  • could you give me an example? – Ben Aug 27 '18 at 13:31
  • cash-cli -regtest generate 6 will create 6 blocks with the block reward going to your wallet. – Andrew Chow Aug 27 '18 at 13:35
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    I create and send raw transaction then use generatetoaddress to mine blocks to get confirmations but the sent transactions stays unconfirmed. Any idea why? – Fontaine Sep 19 '19 at 3:42
  • @Fontaine did you ever find out what your problem was? I have the same, currently. – schlingel Dec 10 '19 at 6:14

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