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Issuing bitcoin-cli commands via terminal

I am having issues utilizing bitcoin-cli via terminal. For example: DIRECT-8A-HP-OfficeJet-4650:~ peter$ bitcoin-cli deriveaddresses "wpkh(...
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Check when transaction was added to the mempool?

I know how to check when a specific transaction was included in the block. But how do I check when my bitcoind node first saw it? I would like to estimate for how long the transaction stayed ...
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“mandatory-script-verify-flag-failed (signature must be zero for failed check(multi)sig operation)”

I forked the openwallet-android so that I could add my coin - (placeholders) placeh.io. The openwallet-android connects to electrumx server. I am able to get my chain to load correctly in electrumx ...
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Can a BIP39 12-word mnemonic be used to restore a wallet through bitcoin-cli?

I could not find documentation on using a 12-word BIP39 Mnemonic to restore a wallet through bitcoin-cli. It seems that importprivkey might be the right RPC call but when I provide the 12 words, it ...
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Unable to make Bitcoind commands

I am attempting to make Bitcoin-RPC commands in the Windows 10 terminal using Bitcoind from the Bitcoin Core. However, whenever I start C:\Program Files\Bitcoin\daemon>bitcoind the terminal hangs ...
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Create a transaction spendable in a specific block height

I am new in Bitcoin and I try to create an address in Bitcoind and send a transaction that the amount will be spendable in a specific height of the blockchain. Here is what I have done: privateKey = ...
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Interpreting results from “bitcoin-cli getmempoolinfo”

A bit of a conundrum interpreting the results from "bitcoin-cli getmempoolinfo". Straight from https://chainquery.com/bitcoin-api/getmempoolinfo: getmempoolinfo Returns details on the active state ...
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banning nodes through bitcoin-cli in Windows

I'd like to use Greg Maxwell's banlist for my Bitcoin node in Windows. When I enter the commands however, I receive the following error message for every bitcoin-cli command: bitcoin\bin>bitcoin-...
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Bitcoin Core 0.17 sethdseed then dumpwallet how to recompute extended private masterkey?

Using bitcoin-cli -datadir=X sethdseed true "WIF_KEY" the current wallet within datadir is updated Then, using bitcoin-cli -datadir=X dumpwallet my_dump.txt shows a fresh new # extended private ...
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Bitcoin Core change derivation path with getnewaddress cmd 0.17

As I'm building a simple HD wallet, I would like to use bitcoin core regtest. My goal is to setup a testing flow where I could have constant seeded address each time I use bitcoin-testnet-box, so that ...
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Method not found when I use bitcoin-cli to generate blocks under regtest mode [duplicate]

As the picture shows,I am really confuesd.
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bitcoin.rpc python library problem

I am working through Master Bitcoin. I got the bitcoin client up and running. I am now trying to access the client from python. In the example, there is a line that says from bitcoin.rpc import ...
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estimatesmartfee outputs very different results

Around block 564815 (2019-02-26 23:40 UTC), the mempool was empty. I noticed that my two nodes are giving very different estimates for transaction fees to be used: Node 1 Version: 17.1.0 Number of ...
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Does bitcoind store timestamp at which private key was imported?

If we import a private key using bitcoin-cli importprivkey <key>, is there anyway to find out when the import was done? I am hoping a timestamp is included.
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Run Bitcoin and BitcoinCash in same server

I use debian 9 I have compile 2 files: bitcoinCashd -version Bitcoin ABC Daemon version v0.16.2.0-6af5e93 bitcoind -version Bitcoin Core Daemon version v0.15.1 So i need run in same server. Can ...
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How do I backup my wallet with bitcoin-cli over RPC?

hendry@knuckles ~ $ bitcoin-cli backupwallet /home/hendry/backup.dat error code: -1 error message: boost::filesystem::status: Permission denied: "/home/hendry/backup.dat" Reddit couldn't help me ...
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Bitcoin sendfrom and sendtoaddress

I am using bitcoin daemon in my system to get and pass btc to users. So now I want to pass some btc to another users but I can not understand what is the difference between sendfrom and sendtoaddress. ...
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Can't use bitcoin-cli commands, error message says “could not connect” from localhost

I am simply trying to run bitcoin-cli getinfo on the same machine that my bitcoin node is running on (with bitcoind -daemon) my bitcoin.conf file is as follows: server='1' rpcuser='username' ...
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Passing a wallet to rpcwallet in bitcoind JSON RPC

I want to set a wallet as default wallet in the commands that run with json-rpc calls. the -rpcwallet=blah sets the blah wallet as the wallet which command will run on it; how can I simulate the ...
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Why bitcoind will shutdown after encryptwallet?

As mentioned in the bitcoin-cli document for encryptwallet command, bitcoin daemon will shut down after encrypting a new or unencrypted wallet. My question is about the reason for shutting the node ...
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Error parsing JSON in bitcoin-cli signrawtransactionwithkey

I have issues trying to sign a 2/3 multisig tx with the first private key. What am I doing something wrong or am I missing something for the arg? Command format: /usr/bin/bitcoin-cli -testnet ...
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Can not indentify accounts

I am trying to get balance of accounts and when running bitcoin-cli listaccounts I am getting the data look like this { "":0.81234545 } I wanted to know what is the "" and 0.81234545 and where my ...
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Get real fee per transaction

I am trying to get real fee per trasnaction. So I have an account whit balance 0.06940000 and have a second account with balance 0.00000000. To get current fee I have run the command bitcoin-cli ...
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Cant start bitcoind - “Block files have previously been pruned”

I installed bitcoin, following this instructions. I mostly used it with bitcoin-qt -testnet options, even made a few transactions in testnet. I am using the pruned mode. Now I want to run the ...
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Bitcoin-cli how to createrawtransaction without spending entire input?

Is there any possible way to create a raw transaction using Bitcoin-cli createrawtransaction API that doesn't require spending the entire input? What I'm doing now is consuming that entire input ...
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running live and test node simultaneously

it took me 4 days to fully synchronize my node, but its finally running and i can create wallets etc.. I wanted to experiment with some transactions on testnet, so need to either change my config or ...
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Bitcoin-cli createrawtransaction with 3 outputs example

Is this possible to do? I am trying to create a transaction with 1 input that will have 3 outputs. I tried: bitcoin-cli createrawtransaction "[{\"txid\":\"...
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RPC Wallet API methods “getblockhashes” was removed?

I'm testing RPC wallet API methods of Bitcoin 0.13.2, and I realized the method getblockhashes (method returns an array of block hashes for a specified block range ex: between two timestamp) cannot be ...
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Bitcoin-cli getbalance returning negative value

I am running: bitcoin-cli getbalance username 1 It is returning -37.01 How is it possible for an account to be negative? Is this a bug or do I need to add stricter security when performing a send to ...
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Label Sent Bitcoin Transaction [duplicate]

Is it possible to add a label to a sent bitcoin transaction using the bitcoin-cli?
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Estimate smart fee returns an error

I am trying to get current fee for per transaction. So running command bitcoin-cli estimatesmartfee 6 i am getting response lookl ike this { "errors": [ "Insufficient data or no feerate found"...
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Bitcoind running on external HDD trying to resolve cookie from default datadir

On Elementary OS Loki 0.4.1 I've downloaded and installed bitcoind as per the official guide from bitcoin.org . However, I in my case I don't have enough space on my internal SSD to store the whole ...
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Paying to one address using inputs from multiple addresses under same seed

I am using bitcoin core and I was wondering. If I make a bitcoin payment using bitcoin-cli which has about 50 addresses registered to it. If the payment is for 1 BTC and I pay from the address A1 (let'...
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Is there a “print to file” parameter or its equivalent for bitcoin-cli; so that results from the daemon are recorded

Is there any way to "print to file" the queried results of the bitcoin-cli. This would be most helpful in my basic cross platform integration of a program I am making with QB64.
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Walletnotify hits twice, immediately

So I've read most of what is tagged with walletnotify, but haven't found a solution. I know walletnotify is supposed to run twice, one for the unconfirmed transaction and again, when it reaches 1 ...
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curl returns empty output when json-rpc

I am not able to get JSON-RPC response via curl. It seems like is not accepting requests. My bitcoin.conf rpcuser=USER rpcpassword=PASS server=1 rpcport=9332 Running daemon $ bitcoind -conf=~/....
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Confirm transaction in regtest mode

I'm testing some wallet features on regtest. Here's the sequence so far: cash-cli -regtest generate 101 cash-cli -regtest getbalance 500.00000000 cash-cli -regtest getnewaddress newAddress1 ...
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Question on getaccountaddress, getnewaddress, getAddressesByAccount

I would like to get some feedback. I am new to the bitcoin development and I don't want to misunderstand something important before I start designing the application. I am working on bitcoin online-...
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how to enable wallet in a confirmed node

I installed/compiled my Bitcoin Core RPC client version v0.16.2.0 and i used --disable-wallet flag. I think this is the reason I am seeing "Method not found" errors when trying to GetNewAddress how ...
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bitcoin-cli not stopping bitcoind

I tried stopping bitcoind using bitcoin-cli stop and got the following error. bitcoin-cli stop error: Could not locate RPC credentials. No authentication cookie could be found, and RPC password is ...
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Can I see which bitcoin node sent cli command

If I am running a bitcoin node, and for example I run a sendtoaddress cli command, is it easy for anybody to see what IP that command came from initially
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Can't connect to rpc.blockchain.info with bitcoin-cli

I'm trying to, given a bitcoin address, retrieve the last X transactions to this address. After researches, I found this to be an interesting solution, as I don't want to download and validate the ...
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How to broadcast transaction through Bitcoin-cli on public node

I have my Bitcoin WIF on a mobile application, and I want to use a Bitcoin-cli node running externally on a server to broadcast my transaction request from my mobile device. I cannot use SendToAddress ...
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Bitcoin-cli how to get balance of a wallet on different node?

I am making a bitcoin mobile application, and I an trying to get the balance of a wallet that is on the mobile phone, from a daemon that is running on a separate node. The mobile wallet is connected ...
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Bitcoin-tx sign/redeem p2sh transaction (Unable to sign input, invalid stack size (possibly missing key))

I'm seeking help in redeeming a p2sh transaction using the standard tools from bitcoin core, e.g., bitcoin-cli or using directly the RPC commands via curl would also be fine. Creating the P2SH ...
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How to have my bitcoin-cli connect to an outside fullnode

I don't want to run a full node in my laptop. I rather want to install bitcoin-cli only and configure it to connect to an external full node. Is that possible? If so, two questions: where can I get ...
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bitcoin.conf does nothing for RPC calls

My problem i that I'm trying to communicate my python code with bitcoin-cli (Bitcoin ABC) and I'm suppose to set rpcuser, and rpcpassword on bitcoin.conf file on .bitcoin folder. Right? Well, when I ...
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get the real last block

I have this code: from bitcoinrpc.authproxy import AuthServiceProxy, JSONRPCException import logging rpc_user='-------' #User name is hidden rpc_password='-------' #Password hidden logging....
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get utxo at a certain chain height

I have the reference client running with a complete transaction index. Is it possible to get all UTXO for a certain height of the chain either via bitcoin-cli or some other tool?
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getblockchaininfo timeout using API only

Thanks in advance. If I call getblockchaininfo through bitcoin-cli it just works. It might take a while but it works all the time. If I call it from within a Python Script from bitcoin.rpc import ...