When I make a RPC to geth running remotely, I cannot get the account list / balance of the account. It also says that the coinbase is not set. But as far as I know, isnt the coinbase supposed to be the first account created if coinbase is explicitly not defined ? If I use geth command line in the remote machine, the two accounts that I have created show up, while the RPC returns 0 accounts. What could be the issue?


Try starting geth with explicit rpcapi flag

geth --rpc --rpcapi="db,eth,net,web3,personal,web3"

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Create an account.

$ geth account new
Your new account is locked with a password. Please give a password. Do not forget this password.
Repeat Passphrase:
Address: {168bc315a2ee09042d83d7c5811b533620531f67}


Creates a new account and prints the address.

On the console, use:

personal.NewAccount() ... you will be prompted for a password ...




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