bitcoin-tx - Man Page

manual page for bitcoin-tx v23.0.0

Synopsis

bitcoin-tx [options] <hex-tx> [commands]  Update hex-encoded bitcoin transaction
bitcoin-tx [options] -create [commands]   Create hex-encoded bitcoin transaction

Description

Bitcoin Core bitcoin-tx utility version v23.0.0

Options

-?

Print this help message and exit

-create

Create new, empty TX.

-json

Select JSON output

-txid

Output only the hex-encoded transaction id of the resultant transaction.

-version

Print version and exit

Debugging/Testing options:

Chain selection options:

-chain=<chain>

Use the chain <chain> (default: main). Allowed values: main, test, signet, regtest

-signet

Use the signet chain. Equivalent to -chain=signet. Note that the network is defined by the -signetchallenge parameter

-signetchallenge

Blocks must satisfy the given script to be considered valid (only for signet networks; defaults to the global default signet test network challenge)

-signetseednode

Specify a seed node for the signet network, in the hostname[:port] format, e.g. sig.net:1234 (may be used multiple times to specify multiple seed nodes; defaults to the global default signet test network seed node(s))

-testnet

Use the test chain. Equivalent to -chain=test.

Commands:

delin=N

Delete input N from TX

delout=N

Delete output N from TX

in=TXID:VOUT(:SEQUENCE_NUMBER)

Add input to TX

locktime=N

Set TX lock time to N

nversion=N

Set TX version to N

outaddr=VALUE:ADDRESS

Add address-based output to TX

outdata=[VALUE:]DATA

Add data-based output to TX

outmultisig=VALUE:REQUIRED:PUBKEYS:PUBKEY1:PUBKEY2:....[:FLAGS]

Add Pay To n-of-m Multi-sig output to TX. n = REQUIRED, m = PUBKEYS. Optionally add the "W" flag to produce a pay-to-witness-script-hash output. Optionally add the "S" flag to wrap the output in a pay-to-script-hash.

outpubkey=VALUE:PUBKEY[:FLAGS]

Add pay-to-pubkey output to TX. Optionally add the "W" flag to produce a pay-to-witness-pubkey-hash output. Optionally add the "S" flag to wrap the output in a pay-to-script-hash.

outscript=VALUE:SCRIPT[:FLAGS]

Add raw script output to TX. Optionally add the "W" flag to produce a pay-to-witness-script-hash output. Optionally add the "S" flag to wrap the output in a pay-to-script-hash.

replaceable(=N)

Set RBF opt-in sequence number for input N (if not provided, opt-in all available inputs)

sign=SIGHASH-FLAGS

Add zero or more signatures to transaction. This command requires JSON registers:prevtxs=JSON object, privatekeys=JSON object. See signrawtransactionwithkey docs for format of sighash flags, JSON objects.

Register Commands:

load=NAME:FILENAME

Load JSON file FILENAME into register NAME

set=NAME:JSON-STRING

Set register NAME to given JSON-STRING

Info

April 2022 bitcoin-tx v23.0.0