What is the correct rpc call to start a new account on a bitcoind server?


You can do one of the following:

  • create an address using getnewaddress
  • send some coins with a move command

Those commands will automatically create the target account if it doesn't exist.

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    This can be done in one step with getnewaddress <account> API call list
    – Nick ODell
    Feb 24 '13 at 1:51
  • @NickODell I meant he could do one thing or the other, I'll reword
    – o0'.
    Feb 24 '13 at 10:13

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