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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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“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 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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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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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 ...
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Easy way to compare bitcoin node block to total block, check sync status

I am familiar with bitcoin-cli getblockcount, but is there an easy way to compare this to the total block count to check my sync status?
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which indicates the correct total received bitcoins, blockchan.info or bitcoind [closed]

I'm trying to see how much bitcoins I've received via bitcoind's one method, getreceivedbyaddress specifying a certain address, and after knowing the amount of bitcoins, I soon realized that such as ...
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How can a miner know how many blocks mined by him? [closed]

I am working on an altcoin based on bitcoin-core, version 0.12.1 (this version including setgenerate). Is their an option for a miner to know (using bitcoin-cli) how many blocks mined by him (after ...
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How to get Coinbase Text for newly found block

Websites like blockchain.info and btc.com give Relayed By information to find who found the block. I can see coinbase text in the website https://coin.dance/blocks. Is it possible to get that ...
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Dump results from bitcoin-qt debug console to file

I would like to issue some commands in the Bitcoin-qt console and save their output to a text file (ideally, filter it before saving). Is there a way to do that, similar to how I would use grep and &...
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Serialized Block doesn't have all the fields of a Block

bitcoin-cli getblock 000000000003b9c88b8a4bf0bac7059913381bba300cdfddffc54a3d8c6e8105 false This command will give block related data in the form of Hex. This Serialized data doesn't contain certain ...
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Breaking down a raw transaction:

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Is there a way to disable a blockchain validation?

I installed Bitcoin Full Node on Raspberry pi 3b+. Blockchain sync is dead slow because of less CPU. I Guess blockchain validation is time/CPU consuming thing. Is there a way to disable the validation ...
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Check number of active peers a node has

I saw here that you can run bitcoin-cli getinfo to see the total number of connections that a node you're running is connected to. Is there a way to get this information remotely? For example, say I ...
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What is the difference between bitcoin core vs bitcoinj vs bitcoind vs bitcoinqt?

What is the difference between bitcoin-core vs bitcoinj vs bitcoind vs bitcoin-tx vs bitcoin-cli vs bitcoinqt? There are many github repo with different names around bitcoin. Can someone really help ...
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How to stop another bitcoind service?

I created two bitcoind service in my server. First using default configuration, and second use new configuration. I am able to stop first bitcoind using bitcoin-cli stop, but the second bitcoind still ...
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bitcoin-cli not working

Whenever I try running some command like: bitcoin-cli getinfo The prompt just hangs and does not return anything, similar to SQL interface if you do not enter semicolon. Running only "bitcoin-cli" ...
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Bitcoind with -txindex=1 still no mempool transactions

I'm reading through Mastering Bitcoin and trying to follow along the examples. When I first initialized bitcoind, I set txindex=1 in my bitcoin.conf file. In a later example I was unable to ...
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bad-txns-nonstandard-inputs error after sendrawtransaction

I smashed my head over the table trying to send raw transaction and every time get the same error bad-txns-nonstandard-inputs. So, here is what I do: Get unspent transactions bitcoin-cli ...
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bitcoin-cli could not locate RPC credentials

I'm running a bitcoind 0.16 and it seem working, blockchain in sync etc.. I've used the "new" rpcauth, which is non deprecated so kind of referennce as explained here: https://github.com/bitcoin/...
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Bitcoin-cli using getblock to retrieve historical data

I have recently set up a bitcoin node using bitcoind and want to perform some historical queries on the blockchain using getblock with verbosity set to 2. I am using the default bitcoin.conf file but ...
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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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Is there a rpc/cli method for payment protocol in bitcoin-core?

I have a full node running bitcoin-core 0.16 bitcoind (not bitcoin-qt). Today I tried and failed to pay a bitpay "secure" payment protocol uri invoice via the cli. The uri was in the form bitcoin:?r=...
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Transaction net gain/loss

I have a TXid in my wallet that contains multiple transactions (multiple sends and receives). From what I read these are transactions the network creates facilitate splitting/combining multiple inputs/...
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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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PHP functions not working in bitcoin JSON-RPC version 16 (bitcoin-cli is working properly)

Trying to implement Bitcoin JSON-RPC using Digital Ocean Ubuntu using bitcoin version 16. Here is my php code <?php require_once('easybitcoin.php'); $bitcoin = new Bitcoin('someusername', '...
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How can I pass Multiple addresses in Move command

I have to pass multiple addresses in move command but I am not able to pass as it is not accepting more than one wallet address Is there is any another way to move the balance to multiple addresses.
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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 to get bitcoin wallet name from bitcoin address

In http://bitcoinwhoswho.com/ , we can find wallet name from bitcoin address, how do they do so? Is there any signature of wallet name in bitcoin address or in transaction id?
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explain decoderawtransaction output fields and interpretation

I am trying to obtain information about a raw transaction in hex before it is broadcasted. This command multiple elements JSON formatted. I'd like a simpler explanation for them: txid - hash of the ...
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bitcoin-cli says transaction amount and balance are 0, but that's not the case

I imported a few TestNet addresses and sent some funds to one of them. When I run bitcoin-cli getaccount mvKoQLrzovNbgALa2D7prh9pagd2QUKpWo it responds with the account I named it to. I sent 1....
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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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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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Can somebody show me a working gettxoutproof / verifytxoutproof pair?

Can somebody please show me a working gettxoutproof / verifytxoutproof pair, I am looking for the input used on bitcoin-cli or console window in Bitcoin Core to make this happen, and the outputs. For ...
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importprivkey in bitgold-cli not importing the expected address

I'm in the process of trying to import an existing paper wallet BTC private key into a Bitcoin Gold node I setup so that I can grab the BTG that was airdropped there, however whenever I try to ...
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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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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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What does it mean when a confirmed transaction gets reversed?

I am using bitcoin-cli to do verification of transfer. From the wiki, it mentions that a transaction has a higher confidence in confirmation after 6 blocks deep. However, a block that is put into the ...
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bitcoin-cli importprivkey to the same user or different users

If i call the bitcoin-cli importprivkey multiple times, does it import the private key to the same user or to different users? In the bitcoin-cli importprivkey, it does not specify to which user ...
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Error sending SegWit transaction: error code: -26 using bitcoin-cli

I'm trying spend funds that were sent to an SegWit address I created with the bitcoin-cli addwitnessaddress <P2PKH address> command. The segwit address created was ...
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createrawtransaction and fundrawtransaction

I use createrawtransaction for create a rawtransaction with [] "zero inputs" and one output. I use fundrawtransaction for populate rawtrasaction with inputs. {"method":"createrawtransaction","params"...
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Ubuntu Bitcoin-cli fee problem

I have installed full node on ubuntu server to make a bitcoin payment processor like Bitpay. I have generated new address for each invoice with $bitcoin->getnewaddress(); As a result, it created new ...
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What Do SegWit Addresses Look Like?

Probably a question that has been asked a lot before, but how do I know if an address I generate with bitcoind and bitcoin-cli is SegWit? I take the following steps to (attempt to) generate a SegWit ...
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Bitcoin-cli - error: couldn't connect to server: unknown (code -1)

I have read through a number of posts on here about this error but none seem to solve my problem. I am trying to use Altcoin-cli on my alt-coin (which is an exact clone of the bitcoin source) using my ...
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Get public key of SegWit address

I'm using bitcoin-cli and I need to get the public key of one of my SegWit addresses. My first attempt was to use 'validateaddress' command and take the 'scriptPubKey' field but that doesn't seem to ...
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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?