Questions tagged [datadir]

The -datadir option changes where Bitcoin Core puts its wallet and blockchain database.

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Switching between pruned and non-pruned blocksdir ok?

Is it ok to swap the nodes blocksdir upon restart without corrupting sth. cache etc.. I have two blocksdir: one locally pruned blocks, the other external with all blocks in blocks on usb drive. Id ...
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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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Why is wallet.dat BerkeleyDB instead of LevelDB?

Why wasn't wallet.dat migrated to LevelDB? Is it because BerkeleyDB is better at [something] Backwards compatibility
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How do I delete the blockchain after uninstalling Bitcion Core?

I downloaded bitcoin core, and it "synced" the blockchain, taking up 163gig on my HD considerably slowing my comp. so I uninstalled bitcoin core, but yet still see to have 163gig of unwanted data ...
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Where to find the blockchain on Bitcoin ABC?

So if I'm running a full node on Bitcoin ABC, where can I find the file or files which contain the blockchain when it is being downloaded? The folder in Program Files is too small, I think, to contain ...
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bitcoind not using correct directory inspite of datadir argument

I configured a non-pruned bitcoin full node on a RaspberryPi 3 using this tutorial - http://raspnode.com/diyBitcoin.html I am using a 1TB external HDD to store the blockchain. I synced the full ...
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datadir compatible between 0.14.0 and 0.14.1

I have a raspberry pi with bitcoin core (0.14.1, self compiled) and a macOS system with bitcoin core (0.14.0, binary from bitcoin.org). I am storing the blockchain (complete datadir) on an external ...
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Setting wallet directory independent to data directory

Obviously with datadir=C:... I can chance the directory bitcoin uses. I would like to store my wallet on a different hard drive than the blockchain. Is there a command for that?
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Is it possible to have my blockchain on a different folder than that of my wallet files?

I am trying to implement bitcoin payments for the project I'm currently working on, and I need to create a bitcoin wallet that should be inside a USB stick. This USB stick should be at the hands of ...
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how can I run multi wallet on one computer to share same blockdata

you know ,you need a 32GB size for one bitcoin client,is it possible to run several bitcoin programs sharing same data source using -datadir or something else? I have found that somebody had put it ...
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Exception in Boost library when running bitcoind.exe

I've built Bitcoin 0.8.6 on Windows 32bit using mingw32 and now trying to execute bitcoind.exe in the prompt using the following command: bitcoind.exe -datadir="e:/BitcoinDataTest" I'm getting the ...
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Where is the data folder for Bitcoin-Qt?

Where can I find the blockchain, wallet.dat, etc. on each of the operating systems Bitcoin-Qt supports?