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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Will the Bitcoin network discredit a transaction if you do a simple transfer on a multi-sig after you found the collision on that address?

Let's say you found a collision for an address on the Bitcoin network. You have its private key. Will you be able to transfer any money around or will the network prevent it or does it get verified? ...
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How/where is the informatioin regarding the mapping of a transaction to a particular block stored?

According to the bitcoin white paper a block contains Previous Hash, Nonce and Root Hash. The root hash is a merkle tree root node of all the transactions that have been confirmed to that particular ...
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How do I get new unconfirmed transaction from mempool?

I know there is a function that allows me to see all transactions that are in mempool, but is there a way to see every new transaction that enters mempool? Like log to file whenever new unconfirmed ...
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find a transaction

I made a bitcoin transaction and while I was typing in my email the window closed, so I didn't get my receipt. I have the phone number I used, one time password, wallet address, and the machine ...
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How many addresses can be in input and output of a transaction

I have read through this question and i understand that there can be many sender and receiver addresses within 1 transaction(i'm new to bitcoin transaction, previous i was working with ethereum where ...
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Can a Bitcoin transaction have the same address for input and output?

Can a Bitcoin transaction have the same address for input and output, i.e. spend some of the coins that are linked to an address and send the rest back to that same address? Is there some reason why ...
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How can a reciever verify that transaction data was not altered by 3rd party?

My scenario: My web server: - Generates private and public, and a wallet address from the public key for a user website account - Server can not connect to the outside (Can not connect to the Bitcoin ...
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Error: Non-canonical DER signature when attempting to broadcast signed Segwit Transactions

I'm trying to build a native Segwit transaction programmatically, however, whenever I attempt to broadcast the transaction, it returns this error: non-mandatory-script-verify-flag (Non-canonical DER ...
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What is the “value” in a Segwit sig hash?

The BIP143 docs state that the value is: "value of the output spent by this input (8-byte little endian)" If I have a single UTXO of value 10,000 sats and I'm using this as an input for a ...
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Sequence valid before time

I'm studying sequence, and I set a transaction valid after 512 seconds. First of all I use regtest and I start from clean blockchain, after that I mine 114 blocks. At this point miner creates a ...
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Transaction sent to me stuck in processing status [duplicate]

Money sent to my Bitcoin address has been confirmed, but is still in the processing status. For 2 weeks now. Does this happen often? Is there any action i can take?
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Bitcoin Core ZMQ “hashTx”

Bitcoin Core ZMQ messaging system has hashtx along with 4 other topics. But nowhere it is documented whether the transactions that comes from hashtx are confirmed transactions which are added in a ...
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Broadcast a Transaction

I have a: Wallet public/private key pair with X BTC Wallet Address I want to sent Y BTC to I'm developing an app in NodeJS and trying to initiate payments automatically. I'm very confused how I'm ...
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What is the long term bull case for BTC? [closed]

Pretty straightforward... what is the conceptual long term bull case for BTC? Of course, fundamentally, the answer is "increased demand and limited supply", but this is not what I am looking ...
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How to automatically get transaction while sending BTC?

Here is my SendBTC method. I do not want to pass fundingTransaction variable each time I call this method. Currently, I pass fundingTransaction value by looking up to https://testnet.smartbit.com.au/. ...
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NBitcoin Transaction sign(secret, bool) is giving error. Instead of bool it says to pass Coin Object

I am using NBitcoin (I'm new to it) to sign a transaction. Here Transaction sign(secret, bool) method is giving error. (I've searched the Internet, but got no help.) Instead of bool it says to pass ...
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Not receiving cripto in Freebitcoin wallet after Sending cripto BSV from coinbase [closed]

After 1 week waiting the 1008 confirmations to receive the 30 USD in BSV cripto from Coinbase to Freebitcoin wallet...the Coinbase platformbtells me that The transfer is completed but I receive ...
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Can someone explain those free 0.00000001 BTCs?

I've just noticed an odd transaction to my wallet address. 1LnNQDKV6DiMnZ2rZ9yXpcnnTh7my1WusP seems to be giving me a free 0.00000001 BTC. Investigating further shows that I'm not the only one ...
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Why transaction shows in received but does not show in balances [duplicate]

I had a transaction sent while the Bitcoin Core was syncing. Now the transaction shows up in the received transactions but there is no balance. Is it possible to recover the coin so I can move it to ...
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Which is the correct value for Tx version in tx messages of bitcoin pcap? [duplicate]

Recently, I researched TX messages in the bitcoin protocol and captured some bitcoin traffic in which the version field of a TX message in a specific packet was 2. The Transaction page of the Bitcoin ...
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What values are legal for the transaction's version field?

In the transaction's version field, what values are legal? What values have actually been seen in the blockchain?
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What does the transaction version byte mean?

What does the transaction version byte mean and what would happen if it was 02 instead of 01? Example: ...
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What is “version” used for in Bitcoin transactions? Does it have any meaning?

Some bitcoin transaction have version 2. For example, this transaction https://blockchain.info/tx/b7022124bc7f31af9342d2f7af98ad9f60f2fd4fa544bf1affca8a436aadda41 if you request a hex (by adding ?...
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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 find Reused R values

I use software from https://github.com/ca333/rng-scanner , I try to find r that is reused. from the software I found results Bitcoin Address : 1GQdrgqAbkeEPUef1UpiTc4X1mUHMcyuGW In Input NR : 141 ~ ...
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what does segwit remove?

It's said that Segwit removes signature data from transactions which makes block have more space for more transactions. Question 1) If SegWit removes signature data, where does it put it exactly ? ...
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how does node remove conflicting transactions from memory pool?

Sorry for the long text. This is just my observation and was wondering if you could let me know if I am correct or not. Case 1) Let's say minerA and minerB both have the same transaction in their ...
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how does node create UTXO from blockchain for the first time?

Let's say I am a new node. I try to synch with the full node to grab the whole blockchain. Now, I synced with it .It's time for my node to create UTXO database .. How does it do this exactly so that ...
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Blocks seem to store only txIDs, where does the transaction data come from for IBD?

I know that blocks store transactions. After looking into a block, I can see that it only stores txIDs. Question 1 - Where are actual transaction objects stored? If you tell me that it's stored in a ...
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When do miners include low-fee-transactions?

Are Low-fee-transactions low priority to be included in block? When do miners include low-fee-transactions? Do they have their own formula to get priority? Or just oldest transactions are first?
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How to get BTC transfer amount from raw tx using bitcoinjs

Suppose I have following object console.log(bitcoinjs.Transaction.fromHex(rawTx)); The output Transaction { version: 2, locktime: 1655960, ins: [ { hash: <Buffer dc 4d aa 10 db ...
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Why do I see a Bitcoin address prefix starting with 4?

I have an old Bitcoin (Counterparty) wallet that I am importing past transactions. I found a Tx that has a missing output address on one API, but it shows on another. I cannot find any documentation ...
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bitcoin repo sighash.json data format

Bitcoin enthusiast here. Learning "the hard way" how bitcoin works (andreas books, looking in js/python implementations), I'm writing (as an hobby) some code here and there to understand things and to ...
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How to decode very huge (!) raw transactions?

I'm parsing the blockchain to extract certain information I need for a script. One thing I do is parsing transactions. What I do is: getrawtransaction <tx> decoderawtransaction <rawtx> ...
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How to calculate fee in BitcoinJS raw transaction?

I have a transaction with 3 inputs and 2 outputs. 1output is the recipient and the other output is change address. How should I calculate the fee and apply it to output?
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How do you push a transaction to the Bitcoin Cash Network? [closed]

There are plenty of APIs for pushing to the Bitcoin network, like Smartbit's: https://www.smartbit.com.au/api However, the only API I found for Bitcoin Cash was Blocktrail's: https://www.blocktrail....
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How to monitor Bitcoin address for new transactions?

I have some generated Bitcoin addresses which I want to monitor for newly received transactions, I have a full node but I don't want to import those addresses to the node's wallet. I don't want to use ...
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How to check if one transactions is from the same wallet (public key) as a previous one

I wonder how to figure out whether one Bitcoin transaction is from the same wallet (public key) as any previous transaction in order to proof the ownership of a wallet.
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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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double spend the mempool to outbid an attacker

if I spend some input in a tx and a few seconds later spends the same input with other inputs in another tx with higher fees. If the first tx is still in the mempool would the 2nd tx replace the first ...
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Transaction Output Order

Suppose I generate a transaction with 5 outputs. Is there a deterministic way to know how the outputs will be ordered on chain (their .n values) or will they simply appear in the order in which I ...
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What is meant by Bitcoin dust?

I've seen the term "dust" used to describe small transactions that might be considered as spam by the Bitcoin network. Is there is a generally accepted definition of this term?
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how does bitcoin's 6 confirmation really help?

I've read the following: transaction is “confirmed” once it is buried 6 blocks into the blockchain. This is taken to be a sufficient proof of work such that reversing 6 blocks to double spend coins ...
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Why does printing a scriptPubKey have an extra OP_PUSHBYTES_20? [duplicate]

I am building a P2PKH script pubkey in code, and the standard format is: OP_DUP OP_HASH160 <PUBKEYHASH> OP_EQUALVERIFY OP_CHECKSIG However, when I print it (I'm using the bitcoin Rust crate) it ...
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How to sign a transaction using BitcoinJ

I am having problem signing the transaction using BitcoinJ library without the Wallet instance, I only have the Transaction class instance and the ECKey in order to sign the transaction. Is there a ...
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Is 8 the maximum number of incoming peer connections?

The reference here for running the bitcoin daemon does not really clarify what maxconnections mean. maxconnections= Maintain at most connections to peers (default: 125) Is this the max connection ...
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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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How to create a transaction input from tx id of UTXO?

I'm in the midst of working this github --> https://github.com/karask/python-bitcoin-utils/blob/master/examples/spend_p2sh_transaction.py Sorry as I'm not that good in this. I would like to ask the ...

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