Questions tagged [backup]

The process of copying one or more files to an alternate location for safekeeping. Typically refers to the copying of Bitcoin's wallet.dat file but may also refer to the built-in JSON API command to perform such a backup.

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Transferring wallet.dat from PC to Raspberry PI

I have the Stratis QT sofware running on my computer. I also have a working version of stratisd running on a raspberry pi, which I set up following this tutorial If I try to swap my wallet.dat on my ...
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Does a Bitcoin Core wallet backup cover receiving addresses?

I have a Bitcoin Core wallet installed on my computer (from https://bitcoin.org/en/download). When I create a backup, will it also back up my receiving addresses? For example, I have give my address ...
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Importing a backed-up encrypted wallet.dat

I have bitcoin-qt-0.8.1-beta installed on a computer. I also have another computer in which I'd like to share the same wallet. First, for backup purposes, I have exported the wallet into a backup ...
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Should I use one `hsm_secret` for both the mainnet and the testnet?

When I launch lightningd it generates hsm_secret in ~/.lightning/bitcoin whereas launching lightningd with network=testnet generates hsm_secret in ~/.lightning/testnet. These two files seem to be ...
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Is it doable to get the private keys from a Bisq wallet?

I do not mean getting the seed phrase - this I've already backed up. I do not see such a possibility from Bisq's GUI. Is it doable to get the private key of a particular address of a Bisq wallet (much ...
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Passing bitcoins on to heirs

What's the most foolproof way to ensure your bitcoins can be passed on safely to your heirs in the event of your death? Note this question has two levels of difficulty: safely passing on bitcoins to ...
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bitcoin-qt restored wallet.dat all synced closes after correct passphrase "assertion error crypt" HELP

Installed bitcoin-qt and replaced new wallet.dat with old wallet.dat backup Opened bitcoin-qt and let it sync and all blocks synced and wallet has correct funds and past transactions. I Want to ...
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Multibit Private Key Restore

I backed up my private key and restored it into a new copy of Multibit (difference machine). The import was successful but the public key address has not been updated with my previous address. I've ...
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Unable to access Wallet in Multibit HD - currupt password

After my computer died and was rebuilt I'm trying to restore access to my bitcoin wallet. I have my wallet words with I've confirmed are correct as I've used them in the past. I try to restore my ...
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How do I backup wallet for first time

I tried to send Crypto to my brand new digital wallet. I was informed I must backup wallet first. How do I back up my digital wallet for first use?
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Unuseful backup

I know wallet.dat needs to do back up every time after I am going a transaction, 'because the backup will become unuseful. After what else cases do I need to do backup again? What cases do my last ...
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How to sync my backed up wallet?

I backed up my wallet from computer A. restored the backup on computer B. then I spent some amount of bitcoin from computer A. Now my restored wallet on computer B shows the old balance which is ...
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Bitcoin Core Offline Reinstallation

It is possible to reinstall Bitcoin Core Offline? I copied all the files to my external HDD. I use Ubuntu. Thanks
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How can I get back my bitcoin from a backup folder

I want to restore my bitcoin wallet which backup in 2013, I have the backup folder and a password(not secure words). Anyone know how to do?