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How can I validate the amounts of these wallets (https://bitinfocharts.com/top-100-richest-bitcoin-addresses.html) on my bitcoin full node?

Followup question: I am running a bitcoin full-node and it took a month to sync the blockchain. I did not create the full-node with a bitcoin wallet. I stumbled upon this 'importaddress' command (...
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How to monitor balance for addresses other than by using importAddress?

Is there any way, other than importaddress, to watch balances of specific addresses? If not, how it is possible for wallets and explorers to give information (balance, transactions) about specific ...
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bitcoin-cli error: couldn't connect to server on importaddress

When I give the import command I get an error after about 15-20 minutes. It's obvious that any other command did't show the same error. ~:./bitcoin-cli importaddress ...
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Importing private keys creates different address

How does importing private keys work? I have previously imported the private key for a 1Archive... address into Bitcoin Core and noted then it added an address like 1AXbRq... and I didn't follow it ...
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Failed to import Bech32 SegWit addresses using importmulti Bitcoin-Core 0.16.0rc3

I was trying to import Bech32 addresses using importmulti on Bitcoin Core 0.16.0rc3. [ { "scriptPubKey" : { "address": "tb1qkzq7kgx7rk45na3d3vt6vrqftfczq6ryn9zq0d" }, "...
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calling importaddress with same address

While experimenting with importing addresses and keys via json rpc I noticed that importing an address twice triggers two rescans. This strikes me as very odd. My question is: Is this intended ...
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Importaddress taking a long time to run / does not work

When I try to run importaddress using the core client it takes a long time to execute, over 10 minutes, even though I have supplied a "false" argument for rescanning. For example: bitcoin-cli ...