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I use RPC method getrawtransaction to get whole info about transaction. But if I rigth understood It works only for transaction whose contains at least one unspent output.

How can I get whole info about transaction like getrawtransaction provide for transaction whose all outputs are spent or How does blockcypher implement this? For example this tx: https://live.blockcypher.com/btc-testnet/tx/501553f8a27cfb8f661e9c977b923908642c1817ef6037eb104da8dfb892890a/

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If I understand the question correctly, what you’re looking for is a “txindex=1” in your ‘bitcoin.conf’. It allows you to run ‘getrawtransaction’ to recall transactions that don’t spend from your wallet/don’t pay to your wallet/are not in the mempool. Furthermore, it’s named “Index transactions by TXID”.

  • That's incorrect, getrawtransaction doesn't require transactions to have unspent outputs, if txindex=1 is enabled. For example, chainquery.com/bitcoin-api/getrawtransaction/… works, although the transaction has no unspent outputs. – MCCCS Aug 28 '18 at 10:17
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    Yes, sorry It was my mistake, I forgot reboot bitcoin core after change bitcoin.conf file to "txindex=1" and thought that I use new configuration. Thank you for your help! – Yarik Soltys Aug 28 '18 at 11:48
  • You're welcome! Glad if I helped. – MCCCS Aug 28 '18 at 11:50

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