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Questions tagged [multi-sig-addresses]

Multisignature Addresses require more than one key to authorize a transaction.

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What is the algorithm behind multisignature address and redeem script?

I know you can create a multisignature address with the command: bitcoind createmultisig 2 ["pubkey1", "pubkey2", "pubkey3"] As described here: https://gist.github.com/gavinandresen/3966071 This ...
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Bitcoin 0.17 No public key shown (validateaddress)

I want to generate multisignature address with person, which I didn't know. Someone send me a public key. Then I do: bitcoin-cli getnewaddress "" legacy Ok, I got ...
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MultiSig address transaction high fee with no change

I was testing MultiSig transaction on testnet with raw transactions. I sent a transaction of 0.0012 from MultiSig 2-2 to a bitcoin address: https://live.blockcypher.com/btc-testnet/tx/...
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Bitcoin MultiSig balance not showing under listaccounts

I added 2-2 MultiSig address into wallet via bitcoin cli (Testnet) addmultisigaddress <'["key","key"]'> [account] 1 key of current wallet and other public key from different node wallet. ...
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Multisig Wallet Question

I think I understand multisig wallets: X out of Y signatures are required for a transaction to be made. My question is: is there such a thing as a multisig wallet where any ONE of the allowed ...
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How do I add a multi-sig address to account to watch balance in Bitcoin CLI

I have already created a multi-sig address with funds, and I have already made transactions (2 of 4 Signatures needed). No problem. But I want to add it to one of my accounts, or a new account, so I ...
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Creating a multisigaddress using public key from 2 different wallets or using public key from 1 wallet only? Which one is correct?

Given 2 scenarios, I used the command [addmultisigaddress] to create a multisigaddress using public keys from walletA only. When I run this command [listaddressgroupings], I'm able to see that this ...
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How can i emulate two or more recipient address?

https://webbtc.com/scripts/multisig Above site lists lots of multisig recipient addresses having 2 or more addresses like below bitcoin mainnet transaction. getrawtransaction ...
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What's the difference between all kinds of bitcoin addresses (Single, multisig, etc…) also compared to all bitcoin forks?

Bitcoin addresses start with 1. Multisig/Script addresses start with 3. Other forks of bitcoin have single letters that are different at the beginning. Is this letter simply and only prepended to the ...
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bitcoin multisig address

I am struggling to find a simple explanation for how to create a multisig address. For single sig, it's clear: double hash function applied to the single pubic key in base code 59. I just can't find ...
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Statistics on Multisig Bitcoin Accounts by type of multisig

I am looking for statistics on Bitcoin addresses in use by number of multisig addresses. Specifically, I would like to know how many accounts exist that use 1 of 1, 1 of 2, 2 of 2, etc. Is there a ...
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How to store bitcoins to easily claim hard forks later?

I had my bitcoins kept in a milti-signature, segwit address. After the fork of Bitcoin Cash, Gold, etc., I got to know that I can't claim my fork coins (or very difficult to claim, if possible). I ...
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Recovering deposit from Coinbase Multisig Account

I was one of the ones who never received the email about Coinbase discontinuing service of their Multisig Accounts. I tried to use the tool to retrieve my funds and it is stuck on verifying amounts, ...
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Possible to check who signed the transaction in a multi-sig transaction case?

Say you have a multi-sig tx that originated from a 2-of-3 P2SH address. Is it possible to say who signed the transaction? i.e. you can get access to the redeem script once the tx is broadcasted, and ...
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HD Wallet master pubkey as input in multisig

I know it is possible to use HD wallet as one of the cosigners on the multisig address. How exactly does this work? Do you specify master public key of the HD wallet as one of the pubkeys in the ...
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BitcoinJs-lib Multisig Multi-input Raw Transaction Creation

I can not construct this raw transaction correctly: var keyPairs = [ 'cTFWphyQSKUp9RNEftrXgbgbiTg49wz4wfhrAzmutigyjxUw4DqD', 'cQtNm3feFWK5hzR78wUtAowA8pqYDVJsdSVnm4b8qDExEmMvfCNs', '...
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MultiSignature 2-of-2 Address being sent without other partner signature

I don't know if this has been asked before. Kind of newbie on the whole creating multi signature transactions. I have been using the BlockCypher API on JS for creating multi signature 2-of-2 Testnet ...
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Multisig addresses

If you have three addresses, lets say A,B and C and they each have 1 btc. When you create a multisig address out of the three addressess, wil it have a balance of 3 btc or do you have to send the ...
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Does Bitcoin use smart contracts to enable multisig?

I have heard that bitcoin does have a limited smart contract and I was wondering whether this is how they created multisig wallets?
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Bitcoin Core 0.16 new address prefix

I just downloaded the version 0.16 and tried to generate a new address via GUI while syncing mainnet blocks. I have never activated multi-signature but it gave me an address starting with "3". As far ...
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Which block explorer indexes the keys used in mutisig scripts?

Consider transaction 0846e91bc3afdf2275db14bcbb10e19f141069d77f17dae6bcbd907fd28f4747, which takes money out of the script address 3PJQGGnBQr8DJBdPYowd6Mp2kSWvFFo7Gk. As we can see in the input ...
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How to send bitcoin to a multisig address

I am trying to deposit bitcoin to bitmex, which only offers multisig wallets. I have tried to send from both GDAX and Jaxx, but the addresses are reported as invalid. Apologies for the basic ...
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Get single xpub key from multi signature wallet

I created a multi signature wallet 2 of 3. What i want is to get the xpub key used to generate the addresses. As i understand all 3 public keys are used to generate the address. Is it possible to use ...
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Java: Base58-encode String

I would like to Base58-encode this String: 56379c7bcd6b41188854e74169f844e8676cf8b8 My current Java code looks like this: String test9 = "56379c7bcd6b41188854e74169f844e8676cf8b8"; byte[...
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Can one spend part of multisig address balance leaving the rest intact?

Is it possible to partially spend the balance of multisig address? Let me explain what I mean. Let's say I have a 2-of-3 multisig address with no BTC in it. Then John sends 0.5 BTC to the address and ...
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Multi signature wallet I'll know the private key

So my situation is I have to create a multi-signature address for our business (was going to do something like this: https://github.com/anders94/bitcoin-2-of-3-multisig). My question is if I make it ...
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HELP ME WITH BCH IN A MULTISIGN ADDRESS [duplicate]

Hy to everyone, Just some days ago I send for error some BCH to my BTC Wallet. I use ELECTRUM. I realized after that I made a mistake with the address and I tried to recover, I import my private key ...
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Why is SegWit disabled and old address gone when recovering an Armory paper wallet?

I wanted to make absolutely sure I could recover my Armory wallet with M of N recovery keys. So instead of doing just a test, I deleted the wallet and restored it. But now Segwit for getting receiving ...
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How complex can bitcoin multi-signature addresses be?

From what I've read, M-of-N multisig addresses are possible in bitcoin. But nothing I've read talks about the limits of that (eg I'm not sure if there are limits to M and N) nor whether there are more ...
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Get multisig HD Wallet private keys

If i want to get the private and public key of all transactions that have happened on my multisig wallet. How would i do that? It's a 2-2 multisig. I have xPrivkey from my computer and xPrivkey from ...
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Is it possible for multisig wallets to have trusted addresses? (Dynamic amount of permissions required)

I've been wondering if it is by design possible to have a multi-signature wallet which has a set of trusted addresses which require less signatures. Let's say I have a 3-of-5 wallet, but all address ...
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What is the “Bitcoin Address” for standard multisig transaction?

Question A standard multisig transaction is: scriptPubkey = m <p1> ... <pn> n OP_CHECKMULTISIG scriptSig = OP_0 <s1> ... <sm> Where: 1 <= m <= n <= 3. Note, that ...
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different multisig address from the same public keys

When I use bitcoin-cli -testnet to generate a 2-of-3 address, the code: bitcoin-cli -testnet createmultisig 2 ''' [ "03b91ff254ae3bb3861e4a6c16ab356d6c52ccfd2b58bedf0dda84657dfd9d9afc", "...
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Difference between a SegWit address and a P2SH address

Let there be an address 3ABCDEFGHJKDJHDH.... How can I understand if it's a SegWit address or a MultiSig address?
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How can I reclaim my Bitcoin Cash from my Greenaddress wallet?

I'm new to cryptocurrency in general, and I'm still learning. Let's say someone moves BTC to a multi-signature wallet with a trusted provider, i.e. Greenaddress, before the split from an exchange. ...
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Electrum Seed Purpose for MultiSig Wallet

I'm curious as to what exactly is protected by the seed that Electrum generates for a multisig wallet. My knowledge of the protocol implementation is rather basic, so please correct me where I'm wrong ...
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Can a transaction be created by 2 different wallets?

I am familiar with Bitcoin's model, but a complete noob in real-world details. I am entertaining the idea of a service that receives transactions (A->B) and "wraps" or completes them to include (A->B &...
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Is there a way to get the address of associated with a transaction input with bitcoinj?

If I was not mistaken, with transactioninput.getConnectedOutput(), the output which is used for the input is obtained. But what to do later? There seem to be two relevant methods: ...
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How likely is it that all the addresses involved in a SINGLE multisig transaction input/output belong to the same wallet/owner?

I read from a paper that: "Since many transactions have multiple sending addresses, we can make the reasonable assumption that all these addresses have the same owner." (Quantitative Analysis of the ...
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What BIP32 derivation path does Electrum use for Multisig?

Same question as What BIP32 derivation path does Electrum use? but for multisig. thanks.
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What does this output item in the result of the call with blocktrail api mean?

This is the result of a call with blocktrail api. It is about a transaction with the hash 6b1c57d98a557b5f578c02f6c386ef049df5890ebddd01d286bf345f47c5cecc {"raw":"...
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Will SegWit allow for m of n multisig with very large n and m?

By reading this answer, I understand that in m-of-n multisig addresses, m and n are limited by the maximum size allowed by the P2SH redeemScript (i.e. 520 bytes). However, in this section of BIP141, ...
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Multisig where one of the keys specifically is required?

Is it possible to make a multisig wallet that requires one of the keys specifically and any of the other ones in order to sign a transaction? For example, let's say I have a 2-of-3 multisig that has ...
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Can i compose a multisig address where one of the signatories is a multisig address?

Can i compose a multisig address where one of the signatories is a multisig address? In order to create a multisig address we need the pubkey of the signatories. bitcoin­cli addmultisigaddress 2 '["...
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MultiSig Learning On TestNet

I'm trying to figure out multisigs and have just created a 2 of 3 multisig as follows: createmultisig 2 '["public_key_1","public_key_2","public_key_3"]' This returns 2 values Value 1: Address ...
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I am afraid of private key collision… What is the solution?

I know that there are a massive number of keys, but lets say that someone generate a private key that belongs to me. I know that is nearly impossible. But I want to make that more and more impossible. ...
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Can a multi-sig address also be a vanity address?

If so, do the three separate parties have to agree on the character sequence?
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Can I rely on multisignature addresses being future proof?

I am afraid to store my bitcoin in a multisig address. In the future, if the Bitcoin protocol is updated, could there be any problems with multisig addresses? Are they safe to store bitcoin in for ...
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Why did Bitfinex choose to have access to all of its customers' private keys?

These wallets were “multi-signature,” which meant they came with more than one private key to access them. Bitfinex held two keys, while the multi-sig security provider, a company called BitGo, held a ...
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Is it possible to combine multi-sig and locktime?

Is it possible to create a 1 of 2 multi-sig address in which only one of the keys is time-locked and the other can sign any time?