Questions tagged [bitcoin.conf]

Bitcoin's configuration file.

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addnode in bitcoin.conf doesn't work (Regtest mode)

I'm trying to make to nodes on the same computer communicate. I set up two bitcoin folder with two bitcoin.conf files. bitcoin.conf in the second node is the following: rpcuser=bitcoinrpc ...
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Is it safe to skip the initial block verification at startup?

The longest step in bitcoin core initialization is "Verifying last 6 blocks at level 3". The number of blocks checked at startup went down from 288 in 2014 to 6 now. Therefore, in order to speedup ...
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Bitcoin-Qt & setgenerate true

Will Bitcoin-qt mine bitcoins if all I have done is downloaded and installed Bitcoin-qt, and typed in "setgenerate true" into the console? Are there other steps or configurations necessary? If so, ...
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Running bitcoin node with already verified blockchain

I'm following this guide https://stadicus.github.io/RaspiBolt/ to setup a bitcoin full node on my new raspberry pi. I already downloaded and verified the blockchain on my host machine. I also pruned ...
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bitcoin.conf file on mac

I have installed bitcoin core on mac and accessed the config file from the preferences tab on the bitcoin-qt. Now, I have started testnet on it by the below settings. testnet=1 server=1 rpcuser=...
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Bitcoin.conf connect command

When configuring the bitcoin.conf file, what should you put in connect=? There are IP addresses listed here, so I removed the # sign and left them as is. I also entered my WAN address and my local ...
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bitcoin-qt crashes when any bitcoin.conf file is used

I am running 0.8.5 beta on my mac under 10.8.3 and it runs fine until I try to use a bitcoin.conf file. If there is a file, even if it is completely empty it will crash before the application even ...
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Types of onion address

I'm running a bitcoin core full node with Tor and I've configured a hidden service for that. The point is: bitcoin core log shows me an onion address which is very smaller than the one I found in /var/...
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Why do I get an Auth error when submitting rpc credentials in the command line?

Entering the rpc credentials directly fails, as follows: herbert@Spencer:~/bitcoin-0.18.0/bin$ ./bitcoin-cli -testnet -rpcconnect=127.0.0.1 -rpcuser=x -rpcpassword=p getblockchaininfo error: ...
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Can't connect to Bitcoin RPC on DigitalOcean server

I am running bitcoind on a DigitalOcean droplet with public IP address e.g. 1.1.1.1. I would like to connect to it via RPC from another DigitalOcean droplet with public IP address e.g. 2.2.2.2. Both ...
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When I specify wallet in bitcoin.conf for testnet3, it gets ignored

I have a question about specifying wallet for testnet3. My bitcoin.conf file is located in the root of the Bitcoin folder with the line 'wallet = receiving.dat as well as testnet=1. Whenever I run '...
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Please help - Bitcoin Conf file in the wrong directory

I am running a full node using Bitcoin Core GUI on Windows 10. The conf file is in my bitcoin data directory, instead of being in the appdata/roaming folder. But Bitcoin-qt points to it by default and ...