Questions tagged [accounts]

Ethereum has two types of accounts: externally owned user accounts, controlled by private keys, and contract accounts, controlled by their contract code.

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Accounts are not showing up in Mist 0.8.5 and 0.8.6

I was Unable to deploy contract on public chain, blockchain syncing was stuck on block 2283415, probably because of DOS attack. I updated my Ethereum-Wallet to latest version 0.8.5 and blockchain sync ...
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Ethereum wallet Vs Ethereum account?

I created an Ethereum node (geth) and this automatically created an Ethereum account. Is this account an Ethereum wallet? I then created 2 other accounts using personal.newAccount() command. Are these ...
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What is an empty account if the state root is not empty?

"State-bloat" attacks led to an empty account being defined as an account that has zero balance, nonce and code. There was a disagreement on EIP 161: I disagree. An account should be considered ...
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Why don't I see my tokens in Mist?

I think I should have several tokens in my account, but I can only see Ether. Is a wallet contract necessary to see ERC-20 tokens?
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Setting up private network w Geth, can't unlock account and deploy contracts

I have set up a private network with Geth with the following command: geth --datadir="PathToDatadir" --mine -minerthreads 2 -verbosity 3 -maxpeers 5 --ipcapi "admin,debug,eth,miner,net,personal,shh,...
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What's the difference between these two methods of creating an account via Parity?

In Parity, as explained in this tutorial for setting up a PoA, there are three methods for creating Ethereum accounts: Via RPC calls, via the UI, and via parity account new. The UI obviously seems to ...
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How to implement a watching wallet for thousands/millions of addresses

I need to check for customers' deposits and need to scan for receiving transactions for those addresses for Ether and in next step ERC-20 tokens. What's the most efficient way to do this with go-...
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Running 'parity account new' - is the generated account suitable for all networks (mainnet, ropsten, kovan, etc)?

From a command line, I run parity account new. I am then asked to enter a password (twice), and an account-address is printed. In addition to that, a JSON file is created. Finally, I use this ...
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ethreum sent to my wrong adress im worried it wont be recovered [duplicate]

hi all I'm new to trading I'm hoping someone can help me out here I purchased a good bit of ethreum on the coinbase platform I made a ether wallet I had all the accounts and my security accounts ...
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Import account from one geth node to another geth node

I had a geth node where i created an account. Then i backed up the keystore folder just in case. I had to format the pc and install geth again. So i would like to know how can i import my old account ...
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Invalid JSON RPC response: undefined

I'm trying to create an account through Node.js. This is my code: export async function createNewAccount() { var web3Instance = new Web3(new Web3.providers.HttpProvider("http://localhost:8545"));...