I'd like to make new account by JSON-RPC.I've checked the wiki of Ethereum, however I could not find out how to do that.

I've found call existed accounts, but it isn't what I want.

Could you tell me how to do this?

  • Using the personal API over RPC is usually a bad idea. If you are on the same local computer as the node, try using IPC – Tjaden Hess Jul 9 '19 at 12:06

you need first to enable personal API using geth --rpc --rpcapi "db,eth,net,web3,personal"

then run your rpc call :

curl -X POST --data '{"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"personal_newAccount","params":["password"],"id":1}' localhost:8545

Here's the documentation link for newAccount https://github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum/wiki/Management-APIs#personal_newaccount

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