I want to access MyEtherWallet account address from truffle-hdwallet-provider.

This is the code.


var HDWalletProvider = require("truffle-hdwallet-provider");
var privateKey = process.env.KEY;
var infuraApiKey = process.env.INFURA;

module.exports = {
  // See <http://truffleframework.com/docs/advanced/configuration>
  // to customize your Truffle configuration!
  networks: {
    development: {
      host: "",
      port: 7545,
      network_id: "*"
    mainnet: {
      provider: function () {
        return new HDWalletProvider(
          "https://mainnet.infura.io/" + infuraApiKey
      network_id: 1,
      gas: 2000000,
      gasPrice: 3000000000 // 3 Gwei


In process.env.KEY, there are correct private key. It is correct because I can access my account using this private key.

However, I run truffle console --network mainnet and chek my address web3.eth.getAccounts(function(err, res){console.log(res)}), it returns wrong address.


The private key is correct, but I can't access another address I don't know. Why??

Thanks in advance.

  • The same for me.
    – kitsune
    Mar 4, 2019 at 8:06

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