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Offline islandking

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Multiple accounts on the same wallet? Bad idea?
« on: November 29, 2014, 10:01:22 PM »

I think I saw somewhere on this forum something about having multiple accounts on the same wallet makes restoring a wallet a lot harder, and sometimes even impossible. Is this still the case? Should I only have 1 account on the BTS client?
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Offline hadrian

Re: Multiple accounts on the same wallet? Bad idea?
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2014, 10:46:33 PM »
I know more accounts makes it slower to scan. I'd like to see some quantitative details on this.

I don't know whether or not it makes restoring a wallet a lot harder.
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Offline oakmaster

Re: Multiple accounts on the same wallet? Bad idea?
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2014, 01:50:02 AM »
So how many accounts would be safe on one wallet and is there a way to remove that account and maybe import it on its own wallet if not could it just be removed??

Offline toast

Re: Multiple accounts on the same wallet? Bad idea?
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2014, 02:19:46 AM »
It's fine to have multiple accounts in a wallet. In the past, account keys were not generated deterministically so you would have had to back it up after every account. But I think that was fixed. In any case, just back up your wallet after you make all the accounts you want and you will definitely be safe.
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Re: Multiple accounts on the same wallet? Bad idea?
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2014, 06:47:12 AM »
I have multiple accounts in one wallet and backed up their private keys, this is sure way to restore the account.

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Re: Multiple accounts on the same wallet? Bad idea?
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2014, 12:54:15 PM »
Can you restore BTS holdings, assets and shares just by the private key for that account?
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Re: Multiple accounts on the same wallet? Bad idea?
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2014, 01:52:19 PM »
Can you restore BTS holdings, assets and shares just by the private key for that account?

Yes, just rescan after importing.

 

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