• web3py 5.15.0

i tried


then get

{'code': -32601, 'message': 'The method personal_newAccount does not exist/is not available'}

then figured out that i need to allow interacting with API's and did in terminal

geth --http.addr https://mainnet.infura.io/v3/<#######> --http.api personal,eth,net,web3,admin,txpool 

but still have the same error, what i did wrong? thank you


You should try command web3.geth.personal.new_account(self, passphrase) and added --http to command line.

  • i figured out that i cannot use geth method with hosted node, it is only for local node Jan 23 at 21:48

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