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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Chicken and Egg confusion over Bitcoin generation

If Bitcoin is rewarded through mining, and mining is the process of packing some transactions in a block(and adding that block successfully to the blockchain), and on the other hand, a transaction ...
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How to search for TXs using only the PublicKey linked to those TXs?

The quest is to define a method for searching TXs on the Bitcoin blockchain using only a PublicKey in HEX format - as opposed to searching TXs by popular terms like wallet ID, txid, hash, etc. I ...
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Find sender's public key in SegWit Transaction

How can I retrieve the sender's public key in a Segwit transaction? For example: https://www.blockchain.com/btc/tx/3179d18d6f36fa77b88909496535485d8188d96b79d295843789a9e0ff6c3e6a I can happily ...
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How exactly do transactions work?

When I search for transaction in bitcoin I am able to find explanations which tell me that there are e.g. two persons A and B and A wants to tranfer a number of bitcoin to B. Imagine A wants to pay 2 ...
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How does Bitcoin makes sure that nobody can duplicate a transaction?

I understand that when creating a transaction, you send in data, the hash of that data, and a signature that is created using the hash of the data and your private key. However, what is stopping ...
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Missing transaction

I made a transfer on 6/16 from one wallet to another. Despite verification on blockchain.com, the coin is gone from the sending wallet yet never arrived in the receiving wallet. The receiving wallet ...
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demonstrate tracking some bitcoin transactions with a program like an explorer

Recently I started to read BITCOIN protocol and it's events when a transaction created. I want to create a program a bitcoin explorer. as you know probably, Each non-coinbase input spends an outpoint ...
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Transaction fee of 8.44 mBTC for 1.22 mBTC?

I made a transaction of 1.22242 mBTC with the electrum client and, I don't know why, it looks like it transferred all the remaining BTC from my account to myself which made a 13063 bytes transaction ...
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How to get latest 50 transactions for a BCH address?

Is there an API from where I can get latest received transactions for a bitcoin-cash address?
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Extract input addresses from a tx message in bitcoin protocol

Recently, I wrote a c++ code to extract some information from some messages in BITCOIN protocol. for example, I extracted bitcoin value and output address corresponded to it from tx messages of this ...
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Bitcoin script execution unsuccessful

I'm working my way through "Mastering Bitcoin". The author made a transaction: 0627052b6f28912f2703066a912ea577f2ce4da4caa5a5fbd8a57286c345c2f2 https://www.blockchain.com/btc/tx/...
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Is a bitcoin UTXO divisible?

In this video Andreas Antonopolous says an output is indivisible and therefore if a transaction smaller than the output is done, the rest is used as change and returned to your different address of ...
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How to manually sign a transaction with multiple inputs and multiple outputs?

I'm developing transaction constructor, but i faced several problems. To some of which i found answer in How to sign a transaction with multiple inputs?, for the rest i'll try to explain: When we ...
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What is transaction “finality”?

bitcoind IsFinalTx() as seen here checks the properties of a transaction in this order: Is nLockTime exactly 0? That's final. return. If it's not 0, is it below the current block height / time? If so,...
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Why a specific bitcoin value of a tx message appears in source IP address and then comes to same IP address as the destination address?

Sometime back, I created two wallets on two distinct cellphones. I sent a specific bitcoin value (A bitcoin) from one cellphone to another one. During this process, I captured the entire traffic. ...
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why a specific transaction value and it's output address which is sent from a specific IP address, returns from another address to that IP address? [duplicate]

I wrote a code to extract bitcoin output addresses and their values from TX messages of the bitcoin protocol. to test it, I prepare this scenario: first I send a specific bitcoin value(for example A ...
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Is there a flag or specific message in a bitcoin pcap to show us our bitcoin transaction is confirmed or not?

Assume that I send a specific value from a source wallet to a destination wallet and simultaneously capture the input and output traffic with Wireshark. I can extract output address and it's value ...
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cant send btc, Uneconomical UTXO requested

Im trying to send btc worth of 2$ and i keep getting message "Uneconomical UTXO requested [type: 1 (limit 46629), txOut.val: 38546, required: 83847]" i even tried sending 1$ but its still the same can ...
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Where are the non-scriptPubKey outputs in the chainstate leveldb?

I read https://bitcoindev.network/understanding-the-data/ and it explain that the leveldb of the chainstate contain transaction with at least one unspent output. And it has "The scriptPubKey and ...
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Needing a Private Key in order to receive profits in Blockchain Wallet

I recently made an investment with Forexbitoptions and have made some profits. They have supposedly sent these profits to my Blockchain wallet but say it's not going through as I need a Private key ...
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Why tx informations of a specific transfer in BITCOIN protocol will send to many IP addresses?

Recently I send a specific value from a wallet to another wallet and Simultaneously I caputred the related traffics in source and destination. after that, I found that value and it's related address ...
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Sign a transaction with multiple inputs on coinb.in

I'm having trouble signing a transaction with two inputs on https://coinb.in. If I select the Sig Hash Type "All (default)" on the Sign tab and sign the transaction with the private key for one of the ...
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What is the rationale for inclusion of previous amount in SegWit signing process?

When spending a P2PKH output, the "data" we hash only includes the output script from previous transaction but when spending a P2WPKH (the new serialization) we also include the amount field from ...
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Why did repeated “R” values occur in Bitcoin transactions before?

Please explain why earlier the repeated values of "R" occurred in Bitcoin transactions. For example, this transaction has a repetition of the value "R": https://www.blockchain.com/btc/tx/...
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My Bitcoin transaction is lost

When I enter the deposit address of where I sent my bitcoin, the Blockchain says that the transaction is "Spent" What does this mean? It's been like this for 3-days now. Please help!
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Which is the correct value for Tx version in tx messages of bitcoin pcap?

recently i researched about TX messages in bitcoin protocol and capture a bitcoin traffic which, the version field of a TX message in a specific packet was equal to 2, while in this article : https://...
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which is the relationship between ouput adresses and their value in a specific transaction?

Some days ago, I write a program to extract output addresses and its value in tx messages of a sample bitcoin pcap. extracted addresses are all valid and we can find them in block explorers. after ...
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The nlocktime parameter in createrawtransaction seems not work using Bitcoin Core Wallet GUI

If I add the CLocktime (e.g 20) at the end it always gives: Error: Error parsing JSON:{"12CxqQHzhFxCm2TkGkKHdFFPyUerFXcSte":0.008,"1DBDDvpcHv66LD7sWz1mCitPALW1qfrga7":0.012}, If I delete the ...
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How to combine separately signed inputs from different users?

With two separate signed raw transactions from two users, how would one go about 'batching' these manually (combining the inputs and outputs into a single transaction)? Is this a viable solution for ...
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Signing a Tx that has multiple UTXOs

Using Go language, I am trying to create a BTC transaction, using multiple UTXOs. I am adding the UTXOs by doing this: Tx.AddTxIn(TxIn) creating the TXOuts one for the amount to send out and one for ...
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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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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?