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Questions tagged [transactions]

This tag should be used for questions related to transactions. Transactions are signed messages regarding the transfer or generation of bitcoins. They are broadcast throughout the Bitcoin network and, if accepted, integrated in the blockchain.

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How to code bitcoin transaction for shopping cart

I have written website shopping cart software using MySQL and PHP and I need to add a way for users to pay with Bitcoin. This seems like a basic need for developers in general, but I'm having ...
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How to track bitcoin transaction on PC

I am still quite new to Bitcoin, and my question may be a little bit stupid. So I am wondering how can I track the transaction or the newest block on my computer. I know there are tons of websites ...
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How to generate an output address from output scrips which start with 0x00?

A few days ago, I got a BITCOIN traffic which contains some tx message. some of tx messages contain witness data. I want to produce all output addresses from transaction output scripts. I extracted ...
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Credit card deposit to accout

How do I deposit money to a bitcoin account from a credit card? I just need to pay an acquaintance something I owe him and he wants it added to his bitcoin account
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Why does binance send a small amount into another utxo while sending to cold wallet?

I believe the address 1NDyJtNTjmwk5xPNhjgAMu4HDHigtobu1s belongs to Binance. If you look at this transaction for example https://blockchair.com/bitcoin/transaction/...
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How i can extract all bitcoin output addresses from tx message?

I want to extract output addresses from tx messages in any bitcoin pcap. currently, i extract tx messages which it's output script starts with "0x76" or "0xA9", but i don't know how can i extract the ...
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How to get number of transaction confirmation from bitcoind?

I have a question, How can I get the number of transaction confirmation by using bitcoind? for example: https://live.blockcypher.com/btc-testnet/tx/...
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How to extract raw script from tx messages when the output script starts with 0xA9?

I'm working on extracting output addresses from tx messages in BITCOIN packets. Currently, I extract address from output scripts which starts with 0x76(OP_DUP) like this : 76 a9 14 6d 1d 74 58 95 6e ...
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Where is a tx located before finalized with the sequence number or locktime?

My understand, for a tx, before it finalized with the locktime, it can not go into mempool. But, which specified location is the tx to stay for waiting the locktime come. Similiar, for before the ...
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What is correct way to count LN node stats

I am running a LN node. Set up monitoring to collect stats. Now i am wondering, how can i get correct conclusions about what collected information actually is. My question is about forward (...
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What happens in a small scale blockchain network?

My main question here is, is this understanding correct or have I misunderstood something? If this question would be better for Reddit then I apologise in advance and I'll move to there. Thanks. ...
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Bitcoin sent, confirmed on my end - never received on the other end

I made a purchase and paid using bitcoin. They sent me a link which took me to a coinbase processor. I got the wallet address and sent the money from my Electrum Wallet. I have 157 confirmations, ...
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Understanding private keys, public keys, adresses and transactions

I need some claryfication about the things, here it goes: 1. For what I've read, for generate a bitcoin address is following this flow:(General speaking) Private Key (SK) -> Public Key (PK) -> Address ...
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Bitcoin sent to invalid address [duplicate]

In this transaction, some bitcoins are sent to bc1qp6k6tux6g3gr3sxw94g9tx4l0cjtu2pt65r6xp which appears to not be a valid bitcoin address. What is bc1qp6k6tux6g3gr3sxw94g9tx4l0cjtu2pt65r6xp ?
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How much on-chain activity is to and from exchanges?

Are there any data services which provide metrics that show how much of the transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain are to and from exchanges?
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Tracking inventory messages

I am trying to connect to different nodes and keep track of the inventory messages that they send to me. I tried to do this with bitcoinj and libbitcoin, but I didn't make it. The goal is to connect ...
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Transaction verification engine

In the Features of Bitcoin Core i found following Line: "Bitcoin Core includes a transaction verification engine" Please define Validation, is Validation = verify or not. Does the Engine verify ...
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How can I find the transaction that spends a specific output via an API?

I am wondering how I can find the transaction that spends a specific output (for a large number of transactions). So for example, I have a transaction like the following: https://www.blockchain.com/...
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Following SegWit implementation, is BIP-146 signalling and implementation still on the docket?

Is BIP 146, which defines using the low S value, still on the docket to be signalled and implemented given that SegWit fixed the txid malleability issue by moving the witness outside the transaction? ...
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What does the sequence in a transaction input mean?

Following a transaction input: What is the meaning of the sequence number? What does the 4294967295 tell me?
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Is it possible to create a transaction which both sends to t and z and address?

Simple question but I couldn’t find the answer. Is it possible to do this in a single transaction ? Or do the same with a transaction from transparent input which both have a Sapling and joinsplit ...
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Someone said they would send me bitcoin, they sent me a exe file, called bitcoin.exe, and it is not running

They said they saved bitcoin in that exe file. How do I access this bitcoin? They also created other bitcoin exe files with different names. Thank you
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Sent Bitcoin to my electrum wallet address without hitting request first now it says its confirmed and i have no money after requesting it

Sent Bitcoin to my electrum wallet address without hitting request first now it says its confirmed and i have no money after requesting it after Isent it. Can I still receive my coin
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In case of a grouped transaction, how to determine who sent what to whom?

Trying to understand how grouped transactions work, I came accross the following transaction on blockchain.com : There are many senders, and even more receivers. For instance, the first sender on the ...
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Stripped segwit data

I have two client Bitcoin, 0.17.0 and 0.12.0 and I want to see the difference between the same transaction. 0.17 has segwit, 0.12 doesn't have. If I do that RPC call in 0.17.0 /bin/bitcoin-cli -...
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Public key vs Bitcoin address [duplicate]

As i've read on many websites and papers, the bitcoin address is made by hashing the public key. And i've read that that's done because we don't want the public key to be public until money is spent. ...
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How to dissect or decode a BTC transaction?

I used a packet capture to capture the transaction of bitcoin, and I got the following: ...
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Logic thread between output folders and input transactions

I'm studying the bitcoin protocol and I don't have very clear things, for example the logical thread that exists between an output transaction and a subsequent input transaction, where that output is ...
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Hash rate, transaction and block relationship

I'm aware that when the hash of the block header (block hash) is below the difficulty target, a block is deemed as validated. But because I've never run a bitcoin node before (will soon), I had a ...
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Public Addresses: '3' vs '1' in front [Bitcoin]

I just wanted to confirm, is it true that for a bitcoin (public) address it should always have a '1' in front of it. For certain transactions though I see that there is a '3' in front. How is this ...
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How and why we need to validate a transaction?

I've starting doing some researches about the Bitcoin protocol and the blockchain. I'm trying to understand all the sections in the Bitcoin white-paper. So far, i couldn't understand what is the ...
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18: bad-txns-inputs-spent

I want sendRawtransactoin to the testnet ,bug i got "18: bad-txns-inputs-spent" My input is unspent on the Testnet ,Help ! { "Version": "1", "LockTime": "0", "Vin": [ { ...
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How does Internal Keychain exactly work?

I understand that an internal keychain is used to receive a change of payment when I pay someone. For example, I pay $20, but it costs $17, so I get $3. But what I don't understand is how can there ...
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Script Null into raw trasaction bitcoin core

I'm developing a parser for bitcoin core and into the alpha test of the parser,I noticed than the script bitcoin core are null and the hash raw transaction exist. An example: for this transaction the ...
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Why is the value field 8 bytes in transaction output when it can be achieved with 7 bytes?

Bitcoin uses a 8 bytes value field in the transaction output. However, the total supply of bitcoin is capped at 21M. Theoretically, even if all the 21M bitcoins are transferred to a single address, ...
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Checking if a receiver has enough coins

How do miners verify the blockchain transaction history to check if the sender has enough money if the address can be changed at any time?
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Is the transaction pool global or local?

I can't find anything in the web about that topic. Do all the miners have one global pool filled with transactions, i. e. Miner 1 takes Transaction 1 into his candidate block, so Transaction 1 won't ...
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Script Bitcoin represent number > 16

I'm studying Script language, but I don't understand How can I rappresent the number > 16, for instance 210 I want to do a simple sum OP_10 210 OP_ADD how I have to represent 210? I'm trying with ...
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Batching transactions to safe on fees

I have some bitcoin spread across multiple addresses. I would like to move these to different addresses. I've heard about batching and was wondering if it is possible to batch the transaction to ...
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Script and DER in P2PKH

Im trying to figure out the script and DER In P2PKH, the "first part (scriptsig)" push in stack (<sig><pubK>) because is it DER? Instead the "second part (scriptPubKey)" you can map the ...
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Why are only specific transaction types accepted into the mempool?

In the Bitcoin Mainnet, only specific transaction types are accepted: Bitcoin uses a scripting language to specify (and satisfy) the encumbrances, thereby allowing a whole host of transaction types....
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Bitcoin was sent out and still hasn't been received

I sent bitcoin out to a segwit address (P2SH) and it split the transactions in 2 but I still haven't seen them delivered in into the wallet
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What did Deepbit to make their inputs special on transactions?

It seems Deepbit uses a strange format for it’s transactions on the addresses it owned. For example, in this transaction all inputs but 3 comes from Deepbit. Even Bitcoin core can’t decode addresses ...
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How to differentiate between sending and receiving address in blockcypher api result?

I am using BlockCypher's API to get a list of transactions for a bitcoin address. I need to maintain a record of IN and OUT transactions from this address with time and transaction hash. However, I am ...
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So there is not way to get my bitcoins back from a scammer? [duplicate]

I made a purchase of 200USD in BTC, and i never receive anything from the seller there is not way to take my btc back?
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Unconfirmed Transactions, with low Fees [duplicate]

Is there any way to estimate when a transaction or set of transactions from the same party will be mined? For example, say the company paid a small fee for transactions. How would I estimate the time ...
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transaction issue bitcoin core

I sent BTC, bitcoin core says the transaction was made, the money was written off from the account and it is not visible in blockchain explorer. What's the problem, can you tell me?
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Data for time a transaction spent in a pool before it got added to a block

Is it possible to collect data for when an transaction was added to the pool to when it was added to the block?
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Maximum number of inputs per transaction

In theory, what is the maximum number of inputs per transaction? Is it defined primarily by the maximum number we can store on the 9 byte varint? How big of a number can be stored on 9 bytes? Would ...
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Outputs only from bitcoin address

I just want to ask is there any way on how to extract ONLY outputs from particular bitcoin address. I need to export (make a list) on all address that were associated with the outputs from the sender ...