Questions tagged [bitcoind]

This tag should be used for questions related to bitcoind, the command-line software for Bitcoin Core. It stands for "Bitcoin Daemon" where a daemon is any computer process which runs in the background ("service" in Windows terminology).

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Running Bitcoind as a service on windows 10

So I am trying to run bitcoin daemon as a service on windows 10, so I don't have to keep starting it. I have tried the following command: sc create BitcoinServer binpath= "C:\Program Files\Bitcoin\...
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Bitcoind suspend when Synchronizing blocks

My bitcoind started synchronising blocks. The bitcoind version is 0.93. When the bitcoind found an orphan blocks in the synchronising process, it seems stop and did not work. the message from the log ...
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Where is the configuration file?

This is strange! The documentation on running the Bitcoin daemon on a Ubuntu machine is clear. The configuration file is supposed to be at $HOME/.bitcoin/ location. And yet, I cannot locate it! I ...
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Bitcoin Cash sendrawtransaction error?

I am trying to send a raw transaction from my Bitcoin ABC node. It is not fully synced, but I have at least passed the point where I can see some of my transactions. In trying to send a tx after ...
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bitcoind sendfrom with minconf=0

Is it possible using bitcoind JSON-RPC API to receive funds from someone and send it immediately to another third-party address? I do not want to wait for 1 confirmation. getbalance with minconf=0 ...
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Windows 7 : Unable to start bitcoin server using daemon in regtest : bitcoind -regtest -daemon

I am trying to start bitcoin server in regtest mode using bitcoind -regtest -daemon command on my windows 7 operating system. Error I am getting is daemon is not supported on this operating system. ...
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Why isn't bitcoind listening on its rpc port?

I run sudo netstat --ip -lpa | grep bitcoin After starting the bitcoin daemon and all I get is the 8333 port and the connections with other peers. But when I do the same but with | grep namecoin, I ...
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LoadBlockIndexDB: transaction index disabled

I'm trying to run bitcoind on a Raspberry Pi 3 but I'm stuck on an error. The raspberry has a Hdd for storage with a fully indexed blockchain that was synced on my laptop and than copied to the Hdd (...
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Bitcoind Node crashes after using -dbcache option

I've been trying to speed up my node sync by increasing the dbcache. However my node tends to crash overnight. My system is running ubuntu 18.04, 4GM of ram bitcoin core v0.18. I've tried bitcoind -...
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How to connect bitcoind mainnet node on AWS EC2 by using rpcjson?

I'd like to access bitocind mainnet node on AWS EC2 from ruby. I've written as follows using rpcjson, however it cannot connect, then returned the error client = RPC::JSON::Client.new 'http://...
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JSON-RPC Connection Problem!

I use bitcoind. And I have simple bitcoin wallet with simple login-register system. Error Code; Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'Exception' with message 'Incorrect response id (request id: 1, ...
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Is there a robust way to test for a corrupted blockchain?

While running bitcoind I once had the blockchain get corrupted and it manifested as a non-obvious error message which unfortunately I can't remember. I would like to know if there is a robust way to ...
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How to set up a node on Testnet of Lightning network on the world map

I am currently having problems posting my node on the "World Map." I can see my node on the "Force Map" on this site. Can anyone tell me how to enter the public IP so that it can be seen on the "World ...
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Bitcoin Core What default values should I pass for some positional RPC params in sendtoaddress

I am trying to use the sendtoaddress rpc method of bitcoin core. From the documentation I read that I can pass "estimate_mode" parameter to estimate a fee. However as I believe json rpc follows ...
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How do I run a headless testnet on OS X?

I'm trying to develop some applications and need bitcoind, but can't seem to find a recent version. Posts seem to indicate that it's incorporated into Bitcoin-Qt, but I don't want to run a GUI just ...
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JAVA JSON-RPC for Litecoin

I am looking for Java Json-Rpc for Litecoin or any implementation for Litecoin
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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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When and where to add extra information when signing P2SH raw transaction?

This post is quite long so in summary: I'm wondering where I can add extra information when signing a raw transaction (in this case a cleartext of a digest). I'm also wondering if Missing inputs (code ...
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As a full node, does limiting bitcoind bandwidth hurt the network?

As the top answer to this post, Maximillian Laumeister claims: "IMPORTANT NOTE: If you limit the bandwidth of Bitcoin Core far below your actual upload speed, it can actually harm the Bitcoin network ...
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Is BitcoinJS under active development?

I love the idea of a powerful alternative to bitcoind, and especially the ability to subscribe on blockchain events and easily process them on the server side. However, I see the last activity on ...
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How does the Clearing & Settlement process work in Open Transaction [duplicate]

From what I have read and understood. As open transaction platform uses coloured coins. The issuer of the coloured coin can associate it with a particular asset: like a ticket to a concert, or gold or ...
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How do i parse the zeroMQ messages in java?

This is the code that i have. I receive messages from the zeroMQ however a hashtx message for example looks like this --> "hashtx �����v����|(8d �!��v��&�-�k�". Any help in turning that into a ...
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Bitcoin “scantxoutset” rpc command return response too slow

For one of our decentralized mobile wallet, We need to fetch balance of imported BTC address quickly. After lot of research on google then I found Bitcoin deamon rpc command "scantxoutset", ...
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Running multiple Bitcoin nodes on same network

I want to run a bitcoin node on two separate devices (computer + dedicated hardware device) on the same network (and would like them to be externally accessible). Specifically, I have a Casa Node ...
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Bitcoin node 403 json-rpc

have read all possible examples on the internet but still cannot connect to btc node from Java. I'm using btcd-cli4j but have tried all other rpc libs as well, result is the same. This is the command:...
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Can Bitcoin be run in a shared hosting environment?

Can bitcoind be installed and run on shared hosting? Has anyone successfully done this? If not why not.
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Logical flow to check for receipt of a bitcoin payment [duplicate]

I'm experimenting with writing some Bitcoin software in Node.JS using the node-bitcoin lib to talk directly to my own bitcoind via JSON-RPC, and I am trying to work out the best-practice way to ...
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Failing to build bitcoin-core v0.13.1 on debian stretch

I have recently set up a new machine on debian stretch: $ uname -a Linux front 4.8.0-1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.8.7-1 (2016-11-13) x86_64 GNU/Linux I am now attempting to install bitcoind. I have ...
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JSON RPC library unable to connect to bitcoind?

I'm able to connect to bitcoind using my command line and the process is running with the appropriate port but when I try to run it through XAMPP after using the JSON-RPC library (I used the PHP ...
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What is a workaround to fundrawtransaction for watchonly addresses

I have imported watchonly addresses in Bitcoin and trying to createrawtransaction with input watchonly listunspend which has spendable=false, scriptSig=empty. after that, I'm getting an error on ...
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Newbie question, bitcoind installation doubte

I am not an expert of linux systems but I want to learn how to use it on a secure way. I have an vps with ubuntu and I installed bitcoind with the root user. I read into a lot of sites that I should ...
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Bitcoind 0.5.3 stuck at block 274,011

I compiled v0.5.3 of the core client from source, in order to compare IDB (Initial Blockchain Download) performance between versions. I created a fresh Ubuntu Xenial 16.04 machine on Amazon EC2. I ...
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Why could UpdateTip be taking so long?

It has been 10 days since I ran bitcoind. When I opened it yesterday, I waited for about 40 minutes during which I could do not much except for waiting because my computer became so slow (high CPU ...
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how to use bitcoind jsonrpc for regtest or testnet server in php?

i used bitcoind with jsonrpc service. but i added regtest=1 in bitcoin.conf at .bitcoin folder. used: bitcoin-cli -regtest generate 101 bitcoin-cli -regtest getbalance 50.00000000 but ...
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What role has bitcoin-init as a process?

I have set up a node on a RaspberryPi. When I check for active processes with top I see bitcoin-init occupying 50% of memory and 7% of CPU. I can check for bitcoind and it is active: bitcoin@...
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How can I list my mined coins using RPC? And spend them?

I've mined a few blocks on a blockchain, and I'm trying to figure how to actually see them. What is the correct RPC command ? I've managed to see all the coinbase transactions thanks to ...
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Negative balance after sendfrom bitcoind

Any one can explain me why I get a negative balance after execute a sendfrom ? "sendfrom myaccount btcaddress amount" and right after "getbalance myaccount" return a negative balance I don't really ...
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Installing bitcoin and bitcoincash on same server

I have installed bitcoin core by using its source code in my amazon server by using the instructions given in the below youtube link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tG_24G7bj_w Some portion of the ...
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how to get confirmed balance for bitcoin testnet server? [duplicate]

I can't get confirmed BTC from https://tpfaucet.appspot.com/ server. Tried many address and can't get balance with confirmation. for that reason my testnet server balance is always 0.0 bitcoin.conf ...
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How to getreceivedbyaddress() with the python-bitcoinlib?

I'm trying to use the python-bitcoinlib in my bitcoin project. I now understand how I can send a payment, but I can't find anything similar to the getreceivedbyaddress() command I normally used. Isn'...
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Extract all public keys from blockchain [duplicate]

I want to extract all public keys from the blockchain. Those will probably mostly be keys that have been used to sign transactions. How would I do this?
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What is saved in wallet.dat exactly? [duplicate]

As I know, wallet.dat saves all related data for a bitcoin wallet. However, I don't understand what precisely is saved in the wallet.dat. I think it must contain several private keys. Does it also ...
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need advice for Python interaction with bitcoin-core wallet

I've read about a few Python libraries that performs JSON-RPC calls to bitcoind. However, not many are actively developed/maintained, nor are they widely used in production environment. Since bitcoind ...
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P2SH secure spending. How?

Maybe my question is stupid, but imagine that I'm trying to spend inputs from p2sh. For example, p2sh scriptPubKey looks like: OP_SHA256 ...
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How to free up the space taken by bitcoind?

I am trying to create a wallet on my computer with bitcoind following this guide. I installed it, ran it, and monitored the process with bitcoin-cli. It went on for about 15 hours, at which it failed ...
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how to run multiple bitcoind node on one server?

I have created one full node bitcoind on my VPS, that one is serving application A. Now I want to create application B that has another node but on same VPS. is that possible to install multiple ...
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lightning node daemon hangs at “waiting for chain backend to finish sync, start_height=521042”

I'm using Lightning Networks' lnd 0.4.1-beta node in Windows, with a Bitcoin Core bitcoind full node backend. The bitcoind full node has the --txindex option, and is fully synced according to ...
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Can't post on bitcointalk.org

I've done some research and understand that I'm supposed to post in a newbie forum and wait a while, as a newly registered user. But I can't seem to find the newbie forum. Does anyone know which top-...
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rewriting past transactions in Bitcoin [duplicate]

Is it possible to rewrite past transactions in Bitcoin? For example, lets say, we have a super computer with any desirable speed, that would be able to calculate hash as fast as we want. Would it be ...
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Transaction not found in Blockchain

Trying to send a transaction via bitcoin-cli. It seems to be working on my end but if I look up the transaction ID 76f2b87d7fbd18a217626761cdea215b66d523a3471e446c4fb0147645647866 on any block ...

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