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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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 confirm transaction any altcoin PHP

I'm working on a webapp right now (for me personally) and I now come to the part where I want to validate if someone send me a certain amount of altcoin, lets say Verge, and if I received said amount ...
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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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Transaction with 12+ confirmations at blockchain.info, but still no coins have arrived

So i'm using Blockchain.info as a wallet, i received some bitcoins to my wallet and inmediately after that i re-sent them to an exchange. Incoming to my wallet: https://blockchain.info/tx/...
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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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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 ...