bitcoin-cli [options] -named <command> [name=value]... Send command to Bitcoin Core (with named arguments)
bitcoin-cli [options] help List commands
bitcoin-cli [options] help <command> Get help for a command
- Print this help message and exit
- Specify configuration file. Relative paths will be prefixed by datadir location. (default: bitcoin.conf)
- Specify data directory
- Get general information from the remote server. Note that unlike server-side RPC calls, the results of -getinfo is the result of multiple non-atomic requests. Some entries in the result may represent results from different states (e.g. wallet balance may be as of a different block from the chain state reported)
- Pass named instead of positional arguments (default: false)
- Timeout in seconds during HTTP requests, or 0 for no timeout. (default: 900)
- Send commands to node running on <ip> (default: 127.0.0.1)
- Location of the auth cookie. Relative paths will be prefixed by a net-specific datadir location. (default: data dir)
- Password for JSON-RPC connections
- Connect to JSON-RPC on <port> (default: 8332, testnet: 18332, regtest: 18443)
- Username for JSON-RPC connections
- Wait for RPC server to start
- Send RPC for non-default wallet on RPC server (needs to exactly match corresponding -wallet option passed to bitcoind). This changes the RPC endpoint used, e.g. http://127.0.0.1:8332/wallet/<walletname>
- Read extra arguments from standard input, one per line until EOF/Ctrl-D (recommended for sensitive information such as passphrases). When combined with -stdinrpcpass, the first line from standard input is used for the RPC password.
- Read RPC password from standard input as a single line. When combined with -stdin, the first line from standard input is used for the RPC password.
- Print version and exit
Chain selection options:
- Use the test chain
Please contribute if you find Bitcoin Core useful. Visit <https://bitcoincore.org> for further information about the software. The source code is available from <https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin>.
This is experimental software. Distributed under the MIT software license, see the accompanying file COPYING or <https://opensource.org/licenses/MIT>
This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit <https://www.openssl.org> and cryptographic software written by Eric Young and UPnP software written by Thomas Bernard.
|March 2019||bitcoin-cli v0.18.0.0|