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I have set my ethereum node in Amazon Ec2.

I start syncing through this command

sudo geth --datadir /home/ubuntu/data/ --cache=512 --allow-insecure-unlock --rpcapi "web3,eth,personal" --rpc --rpcaddr "0.0.0.0" --rpccorsdomain "*" --mainnet

After a couple of days got all the latest blocks downloaded.

Now I created an account using the below command

sudo geth --datadir /home/ubuntu/data/ account new

Got this public address

Public address of the key: 0x18bfeAc7ceAa60B53647dd2c0F73fcF74c1eB3A4

To know balance I ran this below command it showed 0

sudo geth --datadir /home/ubuntu/data/ --exec 'web3.fromWei(eth.getBalance("0x18bfeac7ceaa60b53647dd2c0f73fcf74c1eb3a4"), "ether")' attach 0

yes, this is correct. Now I asked my friend to transfer a small amount to check the balance.

He transferred an amount and the transaction was successful in etherscan.

Now when I ran this command again

sudo geth --datadir /home/ubuntu/data/ --exec 'web3.fromWei(eth.getBalance("0x18bfeac7ceaa60b53647dd2c0f73fcf74c1eb3a4"), "ether")' attach

It is still showing zero.

In etherscan https://etherscan.io/address/0x18bfeac7ceaa60b53647dd2c0f73fcf74c1eb3a4 balance is showing correctly.

Any idea what I am missing. Your help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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