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Last updated on January 1, 1970

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Method encryptwallet Bitcoin (BTC)
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encryptwallet

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Method not allowed

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Encrypts the wallet with ‘passphrase’. This is for first timeencryption.After this, any calls that interact with private keys such as sending orsigning will require the passphrase to be set prior the making thesecalls.Use the walletpassphrase call for this, and then walletlock call.If the wallet is already encrypted, use the walletpassphrasechange call.

Parameters

passphrase - string, required

The pass phrase to encrypt the wallet with. It must be at least 1 character, but should be long.

Request

curl --location --request POST 'https://btc.getblock.io/mainnet/' \
--header 'x-api-key: YOUR-API-KEY' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data-raw '{"jsonrpc": "2.0",
"method": "encryptwallet",
"params": [null],
"id": "getblock.io"}'

Response

{
    "result": "null",
    "id": "getblock.io",
    "status_code": 405,
    "message": "Method not allowed"
}
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