I've been mining ether to an address but I don't remember where that address came from. I don't remember if I generated it from my command line or if the address was generated from https://www.myetherwallet.com/#generate-wallet How can I access my wallet and verify that I have control over it. I know I'll have to remember my password (if I can) but I don't even know where to go to enter my password and validate it is indeed my wallet and that I can send/receive ether from and to it. Thanks.

  • You have to try a test transaction, from the same account itself.
    – niksmac
    Apr 23 '17 at 4:30

If you generated it with MyEtherWallet, then you'll have been prompted to download the keystore file and keep it somewhere safe. (MEW isn't a web wallet - it doesn't keep anything for you.)

If you generated it on your command line, you'll again have the corresponding keystore file in the location appropriate for your platform, assuming you didn't override the default location.

  • Thanks, I was able to find the keystore file in my Linux miner's home directory, well a sub directory anyway. So now that I now that I generated it from my command line how can I verify that I have access to the wallet? If I can even remember the password where could I even enter it to verify my access and ownership of the address? Thanks.
    – user344658
    Apr 25 '17 at 0:22

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