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where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« on: March 07, 2015, 08:37:50 PM »

today i wondered where i might find the privat key of my bitshares.
in the wallet i didnt find it
does such a thing exist in a bitshare wallet ?
and if where do i find it ?
thanks a lot for answers

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Re: where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2015, 09:44:47 PM »
today i wondered where i might find the privat key of my bitshares.
in the wallet i didnt find it
does such a thing exist in a bitshare wallet ?
and if where do i find it ?
thanks a lot for answers

Top right - username -> advanced -> console ->  wallet_dump_private_key

I hope that helps.
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Re: where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2015, 10:36:12 PM »
I would recommend to do a backup instead of working with palintext unencrypted privkeys
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Re: where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2015, 01:01:27 PM »
yes i do work with the backup but i was just curiouse if i can do a privkey backup too
i will try the console
thanks a lot

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Re: where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2015, 01:23:29 PM »
yes i do work with the backup but i was just curiouse if i can do a privkey backup too
i will try the console
thanks a lot
if so if would recommend to use
wallet_dump_account_private_key (or so) instead .. it takes "owner_key" and "active_key" as parameter .. ghe first one gives access to you account name .. the latter gives access to the funs in the account only
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Re: where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2015, 02:57:37 AM »
It seems.. by using json backups it's possible to recover lost account names, which is not possible by using exported keys.
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Re: where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2015, 06:57:28 AM »
It seems.. by using json backups it's possible to recover lost account names, which is not possible by using exported keys.
I can confirm this!
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Re: where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2015, 09:35:44 AM »
It seems.. by using json backups it's possible to recover lost account names, which is not possible by using exported keys.
I can confirm this!

I have a wallet with two accounts and I like to split it into two wallets of one account each. I wish to avoid all the 'unknown name' problem.  Any idea how to go about?
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Re: where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2015, 09:45:33 AM »
It seems.. by using json backups it's possible to recover lost account names, which is not possible by using exported keys.
I can confirm this!

I have a wallet with two accounts and I like to split it into two wallets of one account each. I wish to avoid all the 'unknown name' problem.  Any idea how to go about?

1) make a backup of your wallet
2) dump the "owner_key" for the accounts (these give access to the registered name) and store them offline/securly
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wallet_dump_account_private_key <name> owner_key
3) dump the "active_key" for access to the funds and trading
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wallet_dump_account_private_key <name> active_key
4) import your active_key into an empty wallet
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wallet_import_private_key <wif-active_key>
5) regenerate some keys
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wallet_regenerate_keys <account> 20000
6) rescan
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rescan

done
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Re: where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2015, 12:24:03 PM »
It seems.. by using json backups it's possible to recover lost account names, which is not possible by using exported keys.
I can confirm this!

I have a wallet with two accounts and I like to split it into two wallets of one account each. I wish to avoid all the 'unknown name' problem.  Any idea how to go about?

1) make a backup of your wallet
2) dump the "owner_key" for the accounts (these give access to the registered name) and store them offline/securly
Code: [Select]
wallet_dump_account_private_key <name> owner_key
3) dump the "active_key" for access to the funds and trading
Code: [Select]
wallet_dump_account_private_key <name> active_key
4) import your active_key into an empty wallet
Code: [Select]
wallet_import_private_key <wif-active_key>
5) regenerate some keys
Code: [Select]
wallet_regenerate_keys <account> 20000
6) rescan
Code: [Select]
rescan

done

How to get hold of the owner_key? Does owner_key need to be imported into the empty wallet too?

After regenerate keys, I still have the "unknown name" for past tx of registration type although it resolves the transfer-type tx.
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Re: where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« Reply #10 on: March 09, 2015, 12:43:45 PM »
How to get hold of the owner_key? Does owner_key need to be imported into the empty wallet too?
The wallet from which you generated your account name should have the private key for the owner key.
Depending on when you created your account it might be the same as the active key. Whats the account names? I can check from the blockchain

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After regenerate keys, I still have the "unknown name" for past tx of registration type although it resolves the transfer-type tx.
Maybe you need to use a larger number
http://wiki.bitshares.org/index.php/RecoveringFunds#Regenerate_account_transaction_keys
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Re: where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2015, 12:48:36 PM »
How to get hold of the owner_key? Does owner_key need to be imported into the empty wallet too?
The wallet from which you generated your account name should have the private key for the owner key.
Depending on when you created your account it might be the same as the active key. Whats the account names? I can check from the blockchain

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After regenerate keys, I still have the "unknown name" for past tx of registration type although it resolves the transfer-type tx.
Maybe you need to use a larger number
http://wiki.bitshares.org/index.php/RecoveringFunds#Regenerate_account_transaction_keys

I meant what command can I use to show the 'owner key' in the original wallet.

I tried the site - http://wiki.bitshares.org/index.php/RecoveringFunds#Regenerate_account_transaction_keys, I can recover the 'account names' for all transfer-type tx but strangely account-registration-type tx still have the 'unknown' values.
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Re: where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2015, 01:28:18 PM »
How to get hold of the owner_key? Does owner_key need to be imported into the empty wallet too?
The wallet from which you generated your account name should have the private key for the owner key.
Depending on when you created your account it might be the same as the active key. Whats the account names? I can check from the blockchain

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After regenerate keys, I still have the "unknown name" for past tx of registration type although it resolves the transfer-type tx.
Maybe you need to use a larger number
http://wiki.bitshares.org/index.php/RecoveringFunds#Regenerate_account_transaction_keys

I meant what command can I use to show the 'owner key' in the original wallet.

Code: [Select]
wallet_dump_account_private_key <name> owner_key
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I tried the site - http://wiki.bitshares.org/index.php/RecoveringFunds#Regenerate_account_transaction_keys, I can recover the 'account names' for all transfer-type tx but strangely account-registration-type tx still have the 'unknown' values.
If you have not imported the owner key that might be the reason .. registration for subaccounts have to be signed with the owner key of the father account .. but don't nail me on that ..
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Re: where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« Reply #13 on: March 09, 2015, 02:16:30 PM »
How to get hold of the owner_key? Does owner_key need to be imported into the empty wallet too?
The wallet from which you generated your account name should have the private key for the owner key.
Depending on when you created your account it might be the same as the active key. Whats the account names? I can check from the blockchain

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After regenerate keys, I still have the "unknown name" for past tx of registration type although it resolves the transfer-type tx.
Maybe you need to use a larger number
http://wiki.bitshares.org/index.php/RecoveringFunds#Regenerate_account_transaction_keys

I meant what command can I use to show the 'owner key' in the original wallet.

Code: [Select]
wallet_dump_account_private_key <name> owner_key
Quote
I tried the site - http://wiki.bitshares.org/index.php/RecoveringFunds#Regenerate_account_transaction_keys, I can recover the 'account names' for all transfer-type tx but strangely account-registration-type tx still have the 'unknown' values.
If you have not imported the owner key that might be the reason .. registration for subaccounts have to be signed with the owner key of the father account .. but don't nail me on that ..

owner_key as in literally the word "owner_key". Okay, I get it now. 

The registrations were for normal accounts (no subaccounts).
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Re: where do i find the privat key of my bitshare wallet ?
« Reply #14 on: March 09, 2015, 02:58:37 PM »
When running "blockchain_get_account <account>" you will see the public keys for owner and active .. they may be the same ..
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