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Offline swedespade

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DNS keys to vesting BTS - what do I do?
« on: February 08, 2015, 04:54:53 AM »

I have some DNS keys that I need to import to claim vesting BTS. What steps do I follow?
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Re: DNS keys to vesting BTS - what do I do?
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2015, 06:17:18 PM »
Export wallet backup from KeyID
Go to console and do "wallet_import_keys_from_json <path to json wallet> <password>"
followed by "rescan".

Do you see your balance show up?
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Offline vikram

Re: DNS keys to vesting BTS - what do I do?
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2015, 01:53:47 AM »
Export wallet backup from KeyID
Go to console and do "wallet_import_keys_from_json <path to json wallet> <password>"
followed by "rescan".

Do you see your balance show up?

You need to enter an account name as well. Type "help wallet_import_keys_from_json" to see the specification for the command. And make sure you used the latest version 0.6.0 or 0.6.1.

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Re: DNS keys to vesting BTS - what do I do?
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2015, 05:16:53 PM »
wallet_import_keys_from_json <path to json wallet> <password>" was not a command

I typed help in the console but did not find any commands that were close enough to "wallet_import_keys_from_json"

I updated from keyid.info and I have  client version v0.0.5-2-gdba5398 - is there a newer version?

I'm on Windows 8.1

Thanks for your help guys!
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Re: DNS keys to vesting BTS - what do I do?
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2015, 05:22:29 PM »
(wallet closed) >>> help wallet_import_keys_from_json
Usage:
wallet_import_keys_from_json <json_filename> <imported_wallet_passphrase> <account>                   Imports anything that looks like a private key from the given JSON file.
Imports anything that looks like a private key from the given JSON file.

Parameters:
  json_filename (filename, required): the full path and filename of JSON wallet to import
  imported_wallet_passphrase (passphrase, required): passphrase for encrypted keys
  account (account_name, required): Account into which to import keys.

Returns:
  uint32_t

aliases: import_keys_from_json

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Re: DNS keys to vesting BTS - what do I do?
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2015, 07:42:56 PM »
All set, thanks!
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Re: DNS keys to vesting BTS - what do I do?
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2015, 08:46:14 PM »
Why is this information not sticky posted at the top of the forum?

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Re: DNS keys to vesting BTS - what do I do?
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2015, 05:37:09 PM »
This was not working for me, it produced an error "wallet is open"
Since no one has explained it simply for the non-developer crowd, here is what I tried that did not error out.

Open Keyid - login - Go to console
type wallet_export_to_json c:\keyidjsonexport

Open Bitshares - login - Go to console
type import_keys_from_json c:\keyidjsonexport Keyidpassword bitsharesusername

>> import_keys_from_json e:\jsonexport Keyidpassword bitsharesusername
10

If it actually works, a number will appear. If you run it again, the number will be 0.

In bitshares console, type rescan

After a few more hours, the keyid balances should appear when you type -  wallet_account_vesting_balances youraccountname
Then for the next 2 years you have to type -  wallet_collect_vested_balances

What a pain. Why can't they just make it vest automatically after keys are imported?

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Re: DNS keys to vesting BTS - what do I do?
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2015, 10:51:45 PM »
I have a similar problem :
After claim from the genesis block, and register the name. I did not use KeyID until now...
now, I export the KeyID wallet file, and import it into BTS 0.9.2
using console command : wallet_import_keys_from_json c:\dns.json xxxx yyyy
I got a number 0
checking using vesting yyyy, I got [ ]
It look like the key did not import into BTS

Is there any other way to do it?

 

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