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July 04, 2011, 09:34:05 AM
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I have a headless remote box which is running bitcoin. I'm running the server - is there a command line I can use to find out the receiving address?

I've tried:

adam@XXXXX:~/.bitcoin/bitcoin-0.3.23/bin/64$ ./bitcoind getaccountaddress
error: {"code":-1,"message":"getaccountaddress <account>\nReturns the current bitcoin address for receiving payments to this account."}

but there it seems like it wants an address. I'm not sure what else to give it.


Thanks in advance.

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July 04, 2011, 10:05:55 AM
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Pass it the account's label.

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July 04, 2011, 10:09:07 AM
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If you need the accounting feats then pass it an account label. Otherwise just use getnewaddress.

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July 04, 2011, 11:08:54 AM
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I'm not sure of the accounting lable - I've never assigned one - is there a way to make one?
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July 04, 2011, 11:47:01 AM
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They're created automatically when you request an account-associated address.

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July 04, 2011, 02:53:33 PM
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For addresses that have received payments:

bitcoin listreceivedbyaddress

for a new address:

bitcoin getnewaddress

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