Questions tagged [confirmations]

Confirmations correspond to the number of blocks that are dependent on a given transaction. This includes the block containing that transaction and all blocks after it in the blockchain. The more confirmations a transaction has, the more likely is it that it will remain in the blockchain permanently.

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Bitcoin deposit stuck 0 confirmations high confidence/low priority [duplicate]

hi i have a deposit stuck in the blockchain im not understanding why, its been stuck for 7 hours now without any confirmations, what is the explanation behind why the transaction is stuck? https://...
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What happens if I spend a bitcoin that has 1 confirmation?

Take these two transactions that happen one after the other: Transactions: 1) Exchange A -> (1 confirmation) My Wallet 2) My Wallet (With a high fee) -> Exchange B (needs 20 confirmations) ...
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How does transaction confirmation work through mining process? [duplicate]

Hi i am just a newbie in this thing but there is something i can not understand if blockchain keeps every transaction in it and creating a new block to blockchain takes so much time then doesn't it ...
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71 confirmations?

I'm not too worried if this doesn't work for some reason as it's not much money but can someone tell me what this spent thing means? It's been about 10 hours https://blockchain.info/tx-index/...
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How long should I wait to consider that the transation is “definitely” confirmed?

When one transaction is broadcasted, what is the probability that it won't be confirmed? (By probability, I mean the observed probability on the blockchain. If a person intentionally spend twice 1 ...
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Significance of average block generation rate

I am stuck in this thought for a while regarding the block generation rate. My concern is, when a payer waits for 10 minutes to confirm that her transaction is included in a block, it suggests that a ...
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How can bitcoin be used for all transactions, even with only one confirmation? [duplicate]

If bitcoin is ever going to be mainstream, how can we get around the problem of confirmation time? I don't think I like the idea of having to wait an hour for my transaction to be confirmed so I can ...
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Creating An Altcoin: How to Lower or Increase Confirmation Times?

When Creating an Altcoin for fun, what variable/attribute do I change in main.cpp file to increase/lower the time it takes for confirmations to take place? Also can the confirmation times be changed ...
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How to get last transactions made to a non-wallet bitcoin address?

I know I can rebuild my block index by setting txindex=1 in my bitcoin.conf file and restart bitcoind with -reindex so that I can view non-wallet transactions using: bitcoind getrawtransaction ...
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I made a transaction 7 hours ago, the transfer has not yet arrived. I didn’t know that it’s impossible to choose a low commissio [duplicate]

Good afternoon, I made a transaction 7 hours ago,0.0059 BTC, commission 0.0002 the transfer has not yet arrived. I didn’t know that it’s impossible to choose a low commission, because I did it for ...
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Bitcoin Confirmation [duplicate]

it's been 2 days my transaction has not been confirmed yet https://www.blockchain.com/btc/tx/b58aa5a6884d444d783c0f6956d6495ac9dabe28d44d1833ac48ac942cfbc3b4 why it has so many inputs and outputs ...
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Modify the number of confirmations for an utxo to be ```safe == true``` in Bitcoin Core

I noticed that when I call listunspent on Bitcoin Core, UTXO with 0 confirmation are labeled unsafe, and thus prevented from being spent with sendtoaddress or fundrawtransaction. As soon as there's ...
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Why is my Bitcoin transaction not confirming today? [duplicate]

Please don't tell me that this also has something to do with this stupid Corona virus. First, it slashes the Bitcoin value in (less than) half. Then I can't order any groceries and have to sit here ...
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Blockchain.info confirmation misunderstanding

I have some misunderstanding regarding how confirmation work on blockchain.info. If we go to payment history we can see info about confirmation in two places. First in history of all transactions. ...
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What happened to Bitcoin testnet? [duplicate]

What happened to Bitcoin testnet? Confirmation time is very short. 10 confirmation occurred in three minutes. I use Bitcoin core v0.16.0 (64-bits)
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Definition of confirmation time in blockchain.info

What will be the definition of confirmation time and data used for https://blockchain.info/charts ? I would appreciate confirmation.
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Custom bitcoin confirmation process

I am implementing a payment module for bitcoins. I have the following case. I need customers to be able to pay in bitcoins. But for some reasons I cannot use existing solutions like Bitpay. ...
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How can a block regarded as confirmed in bitcoin?

I am a little confused with confirmation mechanism in bitcoin PoW consensus. According to bitcoin wiki: After a transaction is broadcast to the Bitcoin network, it may be included in a block that ...
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How to get my unconfirmed transaction to confirm. Stuck for 30 days [duplicate]

My coins were sent with low fees by bitclub advantage. Due to this, the transaction is marked on blockchain as 'unconfirmed transaction'. I have tried to get the sender to reverse the transaction or ...
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How long must I wait for a 15 sat/B transaction to be confirmed or dropped by the network? What else can be done? [duplicate]

I know my question will likely be marked as a duplicate, but I do not see how to apply that answer in the case of a Ledger Nano S wallet. Doesn't using the Bitcoin wallet software require downloading ...
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Bitcoin Transaction never confirmed even with a significant fee? [duplicate]

I just had some questions in regards to relating fee/byte to confirmation. From an exchange the withdrawal fee for bitcoin is fixed to 0.0005 btc but the bytes vary very much, and thus you get very ...
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mSigna: Signed, send, but 0 confs despite high fee (0.001 BTC)

Tried to send my first tx from mSigna today. Receiving was painless, but the send does not get included into a block since half a day, and dozens of blocks passed. I unlocked the account, created ...
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What causes the 'uncertainty' when a block is still relatively new

I am currently looking into bitcoin and the underlying blockchain technology for an internship. More specifically, I am trying to grasp the confirmation process. Many sources I have used for my ...
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How many days the verification could take? [duplicate]

I first time bought a smaller piece of bitcoin and wanted to do some shopping from that, but I still my wallet contains only not confirmed bitcoins. My questions are: Why the confirmation takes so ...
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Stuck Transaction for almost 2 days, have paid fees [duplicate]

Can anybody please help with 1 transaction, its stuck already for 2 days, altho I did pay fees, not sure whats the issue, other payments sent after this has been confirmed already https://blockchain....
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Transaction with 0.0002 BTC fee but not confirmed sice 2 days [duplicate]

I'm a Bitcoin noob. This is my second Bitcoin transaction and I'm getting very nervous. My wallet (KryptoKit on Chrome) doesn't have a possibility to change the fees or anything on transactions. ...
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A transaction that does not get processed

Yesterday I moved 20 bitcoins from my wallet in MtGox to my personal wallet, twice. The two transactions were made in a short time (about 1 minute). Both were done toward the same recipient: ...
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I made mistake sending Bitcoin to old generated address in nairaex …the transaction still writing unspent…how can I get my Bitcoin back

I got 22 confirmation for Bitcoin not up 50$ and still unspent ,ow can I get it reverse back ,it more than 4hours
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Bitcoin Client says transaction is unconfirmed for 2 days now [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to debug a long “0/unconfirmed” status in the bitcoin client? I made a transaction two days ago, but blockexplorer.com doesn't show the recipient address. Also ...
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what is the longest period for a transection to be confirm? [duplicate]

Today my friend transferred bitcoins to my account and up till now there still 0/no confirmation.so how long is actually the period for the transection to be confirm? it is almost 8hours ad still no ...
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How many confirmations do bitcoin escrow websites wait on average?

To me it seems very dangerous not to wait for 6 confirmations when running an escrow. The scenario I'm thinking of: a miner deposits a large sum of bitcoins the escrow waits for one or two ...
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Help regarding an online wallet to local wallet transaction? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is my client software not receiving bitcoins? I use an online wallet most of the time but that was recently hacked. How I have yet to determine. Anyways, I have since ...

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