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Basic HSM for the mass generation of ethereum keys

I'm looking to generate a lot of public / private key pairs (i.e. in the order of +100,000s). I would like to be able to do this on a budget HSM. The assets owned by the keys are effectively value-...
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How to generate thousands of wallets out of a mnemonic phrase?

I have this code which generates a single wallet: const ethers = require('ethers') const wallet = ethers.Wallet.createRandom()console.log('address:', wallet.address) console.log('mnemonic:', wallet....
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I am creating random accounts on brownie using accounts.add, are the account address "mine" even in the polygon-testnet?

I am creating random accounts on brownie using accounts.add, are the account address "mine" even in the polygon-testnet? if so, how does brownie know that address is a new address. Also how ...
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I don't understand this part of the Ethereum Documentation (storageRoot)

This is from the account part of the Ethereum Docs, 4 fields of an account were described of which i am unable to understand this one. (storageRoot)
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How to generate and remember, or to be able to deduce, the private keys of a few millions of addresses?

Goal: generate a few millions addresses and remember or store the private keys of each of them in an easy manner. Using the most straighforward approach, that is, storing all of the addresses as &...
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BIP32 Extended Public Key Generate Ethereum Address

BIP32 Extended Public Key How can I generate an address with node js? Is something like this possible
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How do wallets generate new key-pairs?

The probability of collision for any two randomly chosen private-public key pairs is notoriously low. However, I wonder whether wallets or key generators use random or pseudorandom numbers to generate ...
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Ethereum Accounts

I’m a starter and want to understand how are our wallets(public & private keys) are linked to an account on the mainnet. For example: if I generate a random private key and also get the public key ...
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Identical account hash in mainnet and testnets

The other day I was checking on my two ethereum accounts (they are 4+ years old). There was a small "!" in etherscan.io that caught my eye: it alerted me that my first mainnet account hash ...
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How to create multiple contract instances for each user for a multisig wallet contract in front end UI

So I am making a multiSig wallet and i am making a UI with web3.js and all of that. I am pretty much finished my project and evrything looks and works great and i have included the ability for ERC20 ...
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Where exactly is Ethereum private key?

I just generated new Ethereum account with geth account new Your new account is locked with a password. Please give a password. Do not forget this password. Password: Repeat password: Your new key ...
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Creating multiple accounts in metamask automatically

Say I could travel back in time, and wanted to take advantage of the uniswap airdrop. Would it be possible to create multiple adresses on my metamask account through the web console of my pc, instead ...
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web3.eth.accounts.create vs web3.eth.accounts.wallet.create

I was playing with web3.eth.accounts.create() and web3.eth.accounts.wallet.create functions, and reading web3 docs about it. I know that an externally-owned account is the same as a wallet, you have ...
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How it is possible to login in ethereum wallet account only with private key?

I was playing with web3.eth.accounts.create([entropy]) function and I can easily create a new Ethereum account and get the address and the private key. I created a simple address/private key pair and ...
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Generate Ethereum account in a JSON/UTC v3

What are some trustful ways to generate an Ethereum account in a JSON/UTC v3 format? I know some web wallets, but I would prefer a very used/well-known desktop or plugin wallet. Metamask does not ...
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Generating a private key without a library

As far as I understand, a private key in the context of Ethereum is simply 256 random bits. The actual application of secp256k1 comes in when converting this to the public key, signing, etc. Based on ...
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My cutom RPC meta mask created account is not showing in terminal

I have installed geth and created genesis.json and run my own private eth network. I started my rpc using geth --rpc --rpcport 5200 --rpcaddr 192.168.1.99 --datadir ./private Then I connected to ...
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How are ethereum addresses generated?

What criteria does a valid Ethereum address need to fulfill, is it just a random number in hexadecimal? Or does it need to be derived in a specific way, according to some cryptographic algorithms? ...
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