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Last updated on January 1, 1970

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Method walletpassphrase Bitcoin (BTC)
connect with JSON-RPC protocol

walletpassphrase

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Method not allowed

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Stores the wallet decryption key in memory for ‘timeout’ seconds.This is needed prior to performing transactions related to private keyssuch as sending bitcoinsNote Issuing the walletpassphrase command while the wallet is alreadyunlocked will set a new unlock time that overrides the old one.

Parameters

passphrase - string, required

The wallet passphrase

timeout - numeric, required

The time to keep the decryption key in seconds; capped at 100000000 (~3 years).

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": "walletpassphrase",
"params": [null, null],
"id": "getblock.io"}'

Response

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