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Just got help from someone at BitcoinTalk forum, who directed me to bitcoind 0.11.0 changelog (Which pruning was introduced/implemented for the first time in bitcoind) As indicated there, Block pruning deletes raw block & undo data: ... there are four types of data related to the blockchain in the bitcoin system: the raw blocks as received over the ...


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Is bitcoin-cli available? If so, bitcoin-cli stop instead of pkill $BITCOIND_PID. My own preference is to add sleep 2 following a stop, as I've experienced issues immediately restarting the stopped daemon where it behaves like a child thread hasn't finished cleaning up before the parent exits. That may not be what's happening - I've not investigated that ...


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(Sane) Exchanges don't store keys on an online, publicly accessible server or instance of bitcoind. The normal approach is to set up a minimum of three wallets: The receiver wallet - This wallet controls the addresses given to users to deposit their coins to. It is good practice to keep such keys entirely offline, as it is uncommon to need to move the BTC ...


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Remember that bitcoind is a reference implementation, but bitcoin itself is the abstraction of it. In production environments not always you run the same software as in a desktop. There are other bitcoin implementations that are meant for use in production systems at scale. One of them is called bcoin by the folks at purse.io and open sourced. And there ...


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The problem was in libevent 2.0.22. It spoiled HTTP response from bitcoind every time. libevent 2.1.11 fixed this issue.


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Your question contains many misconceptions. Yes, it is perfectly fine and safe to generate private keys and their corresponding addresses completely offline and not connected to the internet. In fact, people recommend that you do this because it is safer than doing it online. There is no central database (Bitcoin is decentralized) where you must register a ...


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you can run lightningd --help and get a list of arguments you can use to start lightning from the output there ist: --lightning-dir=<dir> Set working directory. All other files are relative to this (default: "/home/user/.lightning") this means that you can set ...


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To my knowledge, the only parameters that have to be set before an initial block download are the regtest and testnet options. Anything else, including txindex, can be altered later, although it may cost you a reindex or reindex-chainstate to enable functionality like a txindex if done after the block download has started. Other parameters such as those ...


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