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Step by step example to redeem a P2SH output required

I have been following BIP16 in creating a P2SH transaction. I want to create a simple (one signature) P2SH. I am getting an error when trying to broadcast the tx. Error is 16: mandatory-script-verify-...
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What is the maximum number of bytes the coinbase scriptSig (coinbaseaux) can hold?

Since the scriptSig of the coinbase transaction of a block can contain arbitrary data, what is the maximum number of bytes it can contain? I've seen various mentions of a limit around 100 bytes, but ...
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Decoding ScriptSig

I noticed that there can be what seems to be more than 1 signature in a ScriptSig. The transaction in question is: https://blockchain.info/tx/...
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OP_CHECKLOCKTIMEVERIFY . Include / reject or will not included in block?

What happened if I translate to network transaction with the folowing redeem script: [now + 3 months] CHECKLOCKTIMEVERIFY DROP DUP HASH160 [Bob's Public Key Hash] EQUALVERIFY CHECKSIG This tx will ...
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Missing public key in transaction input

I'm in the process of understanding scriptSigs of transaction inputs and encountered some transactions with inputs that seem to be missing a public key. This is what I expect to see as a scriptSig. A ...
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Why is the scriptSig formatted this way in the Genesis Block (inside function CreateGenesisBlock)

I was exploring the function static CBlock CreateGenesisBlock inside src/chainparams.cpp and I was looking at the way Satoshi created its scriptSig: txNew.vin[0].scriptSig = CScript() << ...
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How do I fix my check-multisig if-else output script?

I'm trying to create a custom script with if/else and a multisig operation in one branch. Currently, my script looks thus: OP_IF <pub1> OP_CHECKSIG OP_ELSE OP_2 <pub2> ...
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What prevents anyone from spending utxos from a native segwit address?

I read that transactions spending utxos from a native segwit address ( an address starting with bc1) are seen as anyone can spend transactions by legacy nodes. So what prevents someone from taking a ...
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Testnet transaction - OPCODE MISSING OR NOT UNDERSTOOD error

I'm trying to broadcast a manually generated raw testnet transaction. I'm getting the following error from SmartBit: PUSH TRANSACTION ERROR: 16: MANDATORY-SCRIPT-VERIFY-FLAG-FAILED (OPCODE MISSING OR ...
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how to spend an utxo when the corresponding scriptsig is longer than 256 bytes?

I am trying to spend an utxo sent to a p2sh address. The scriptsig (including the redeem script) is longer than 256 bytes. When the transaction is serialized there is only one byte to indicate the ...
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Cant spend input with non-standart redeemscript (OP_CSV)

I'm playing with OP_CHECKSEQUENCEVERIFY. Here is my transaction that I'm trying to spend: https://tchain.btc.com/e79d469698915aa6724288ae3a4141a31706d081f39fb7fd0b956a73a9044b22 which has the ...
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How to create a p2sh transaction with a scriptsig of OP_true?

How can I create a p2sh transaction with a scriptsig containing OP_TRUE only, removing the need for a digital signature, which will be broadcasted and mined? Also could some one provide an example of ...
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ScriptSig Conversion in Python

I'm trying to convert a scriptsig into bytes so that I can better extract R & S values, but when I try and convert, I'm missing some of elements that should be there, like x30 for example. ...
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Why this transaction is valid?

The before transaction is @ https://www.blocktrail.com/tBTC/tx/da58f6688b0727a7f1bf3eec899099bde1f18b9c7099f9d2c79556db238e623d Its output script is "OP_HASH160 ...
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How to calculate variable length fields?

Some parts of bitcoin tx Ex: Script are of variable length var_int. Can someone explain how to calculate its value from that var_int table. Ex: In the below tx, the bolded part is script-length. its ...
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ScriptSig - what am I signing exactly?

So the scriptsig field in the transaction, is created with the signature and public key. In order to create the signature, we need the R and S values of a ECDSA signature. I figured how to sign a ...
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Why does ScriptSig contain public key, since it can be recovered from the signature and message?

Using ECDSA, given a signature and the message signed, it is possible to recover the public key. So it seems to be a waste of up to 65 bytes in each transaction. Why does bitcoin do it? Which ...
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How to Validate Signature with SigScript length 8b?

I created a raw Transaction: ...
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What prevents OP_SUCCESS from being used nefariously?

If a script is automatically valid when an OP_SUCCESS opcode is called, what mechanism prevents a malicious actor from taking a random UTXO and creating a fake scriptsig with an OP_SUCCESS included?
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Why are my Signature Scripts Different from my professors?

bob_addr = "1NWzVg38ggPoVGAG2VWt6ktdWMaV6S1pJk"#"1FMb8Jnn1jSh7yjDFfonC8xCCH3ittoEzB" bob_hashed_pubkey = base58check.b58decode(bob_addr)[1:] bob2_hashed_pubkey = b'\xec\x06\xb2\xbf\x18\xc8\x97\x06\...
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bitcoinj java library not decoding input addresses for some transactions

I'm trying to "extract" sender's addresses from OP_RETURN Bitcoin transactions, but my code is not working properly. getWalletAddressOfSender(final Transaction tx) public static Address ...
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Is it safe to store bitcoins on p2sh (no multisig)?

I've just generated p2sh btc address and look in the output script: HASH160 PUSHDATA(20)[e5c32bdc7f7fb1e6ae7aa1baf42a429803054d2c] EQUALVERIFY while normal (legacy btc address) transaction has ...
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Ho to identify a multisig transaction?

79fbae117dc38effafb33304af83ce4894589747aee1ef992f63280567f52f5ba870678b4ab4ff6c8ea600bd217870a8b4f1f09f3a8e8353aeffffffff0130d90000000000001976a914569076ba39fc4ff6a2291d9ea9196d8c08f9c7ab88ac00000000 ...
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What are the scriptPubKey, scriptSig, redeem script and witness for the various output types?

scriptPubKey, redeem script, witness script, witness program are defined in this StackExchange post. What are the scriptPubKey, scriptSig, redeem script and witness for the various output types (P2PKH,...
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Decoding hex scriptsig in Python

Running decodescript on d1a076722d11ddfd0fadb96d6d960b8b2ad6c6369570cd00df70a801a6be9e44 is returning: { "asm": "0 ...
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Verification of untypical scriptSig

I want to be able to redeem a P2SH output with a script doing a multisig but also additional checks. The scriptSig to redeem this output thus has to provide enough signatures, as well as some specific ...
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Different redeemScript for the same scriptPubKey?

Most transaction outputs to P2SH addresses have the following scriptPubKey: HASH160 f45d94733d430261962932e0c847075195916a04 OP_EQUAL As I understand it, this transaction do not need to be signed. ...
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How to specify the right input and output to be signed for SIGHASH_SINGLE

For my understand, when building a new TX, need to produce a new scriptSig for the TX; and need add a sigHash code at the end of the TX. If the sighash type is SIGHASH_SINGLE, for a TX with multiple ...
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how generate <sig> part of scriptSig in bitcoin transactions

I studied many links about bitcoin trxs and about generating scriptSig. Finally I couldn't understand how to make this part. for example I read this links: What is relation between scriptSig and ...
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Can you help me with a puzzle transaction?

I am hoping there is someone out there that can help me with probably a simple bit coin scripting question...but maybe there is something more to it. I am trying to fully test a custom script on a ...
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Signing a transaction with openSSL

I've read a bit about signing a transaction using openSSL, I've tried implementing it but it seems like the signatures generated are not accepted. So I'm wondering if the following commands provide a ...
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How to restore redeem script from a spent transaction?

What is the procedure to restore redeem script of P2SH address from a transaction sent from that address? The script is stored on the blockchain in the tx data, the question is how to extract it?
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Is possible extract the original script P2MS from the transaction locked with the P2SH address?

This is a stupid question because if the P2SH contains the hash160 (and the hash160 contains the sha256) of the P2MS doesn't possible return to the original hex P2MS. So, but for verifying the P2SH I ...
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Parse signature and public key from scriptsig in an input transaction of bitcoin protocol [duplicate]

I'm interested in bitcoin protocol and checking validation of a transaction. in a TX message, we can see one or more than one input transaction and every input transaction has a previous transaction ...
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Can I prove a double spend attempt with a signed tx with same input? [closed]

I am designing an cross-chain atomic swap in a custom blockchain - Protoblock. I think it can be done as long as Protoblock knows how to parse p2pkh bitcoin transactions. The critical part is being ...
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what are ScriptSig? [duplicate]

I was studying bitcoin script, and upon watching this transaction in blockexplorer i was confused , what exactly is ScriptSig and scriptPubKey is of reciever? According to what I know, the receiver ...
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What is wrong with my ScriptSig? I get 64: scriptsig-not-pushonly

I currently try to create and sign transaction from scratch. I made it to construct and sign a transaction. If I verify it manually it looks good but using a "proper" wallet my transaction is refused: ...
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getting address from public of ScriptPubKey vs ScriptSig

Recently I read some articles about BITCOIN protocol and it's transaction. I understand(maybe it is incorrect) these rules: An input is what we call an output when you're spending it in a transaction....
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How do you create a scriptsig for a new raw tx?

Could someone please explain how to do this is in a detailed step by step manner that correlates to a real linked transaction such that a n00b can comprehend? Is it just copy and paste a particular ...
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Transactions without signatures?

Do all transactions require a siganture to be broadcasted and signed or is it possible to have a unsigned transaction be mined? Could you not just use op codes to allow a transaction to be validated ...
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What does this Pubkey mean?

I just started learning about Bitcoin, and am sorta familiar with p2pk and p2pkh. I just found this input on a Bitcoin blockchain explorer: It looks like the Pkscript can be "solved" (I'm ...
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signing multiple input raw transaction - algorithm and sighash types [duplicate]

I have an unsigned raw transaction: ...
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Can hashtype in BTC scriptSig contained value other than 0x01, 0x02, 0x03, 0x80, 0x81, 0x82, 0x83?

As per hashtype value in https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/OP_CHECKSIG or https://developer.bitcoin.org/devguide/transactions.html#signature-hash-types, hashtype could either be 0x01, 0x02, 0x03, 0x80, 0x81, ...
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"scriptSig" for P2SH-P2WPKH

I'm not sure I understand the fields of my input. I have a P2SH address (Testnet). This is the input of my transaction: "vin": [ { "txid": "...
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Script_sig for coinbase transaction afbff1130b6fcbdceebbadfc48a842af1f03ee08a79e042b37fc467518b49a0f

I am currently developing a blockchain parser in Python, and it has been crashing in the file blk00006.dat for the coinbase transaction with the hash ...
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Is it possible, with bitcoin-core or btcd, to manually set the scriptSig field in a coinbase transaction?

I am talking about when using regtest or simnet modes. For context, it is so that I can create coinbase transactions with reproducible txids.
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How Extracting address Bitcoin to script multi signature

I want to extract the correct address from a script multi-signature. I have this real script multi-signature from this ScriptSig (tx index 1), so this is a readme script for this address OP_2 ...
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How to build a p2sh who's scriptsig contains a Signature

I have created a P2SH address, funded it, and am attempting to move the funds with a TX. The redeemScript for the TX requires the TX signature (OP_CHECKSIGVERIFY), but in order to create this ...
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Getting source address of a Tx message from it's signature script

I have a simple bitcoin packet which contains TX message. in a TX message, one of it's Transaction input hex data was like this: ...
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Detect types of ScriptSig and parse each part

As explained in https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Script there are many types of scriptPubKey and scriptSig like: <sig> <pubKey> <sig> <pubKey> <pubKey> <sig> <...