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Should I run this command or the ipcpath must be changed for Windows.

geth --rinkeby --rpc --rpcapi="personal,eth,network,web3,net" --ipcpath "~/Library/Ethereum/geth.ipc"

And after that what path should I specify in geth attach command?

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Parameter --ipcpath has different meaning on UNIX (e.g. on MacOS) and on Windows. On UNIX it refers to local socket located somewhere in file system. For windows it refers to named pipes, and named pipes reside in their own namespace, not in the file system. Each named pipe has a name, but not path. So, on Windows you may either omit this parameter so geth will use default value geth.ipc, or set something like this: --ipcpath geth-rinkeby.ipc.

Then you will need to use something like geth attach ipc:\\.\pipe\geth-rinkeby.ipc in order to attach to your node via this named pipe.

  • And what should I add after geth attach, The command gives error: Unable to attach to remote geth: no known transport for URL scheme "c" – ak07_ Mar 23 at 10:20
  • Added to the answer – Mikhail Vladimirov Mar 23 at 10:24

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