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Command: signmessage


signmessage "address" "message"

Sign a message with the private key of an address

1. "address"         (string, required) The bitcoin address to use for the private key.
2. "message"         (string, required) The message to create a signature of.

"signature"          (string) The signature of the message encoded in base 64


Unlock the wallet for 30 seconds
> bitcoin-cli walletpassphrase "mypassphrase" 30

Create the signature
> bitcoin-cli signmessage "1D1ZrZNe3JUo7ZycKEYQQiQAWd9y54F4XX" "my message"

Verify the signature
> bitcoin-cli verifymessage "1D1ZrZNe3JUo7ZycKEYQQiQAWd9y54F4XX" "signature" "my message"

As json rpc
> curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"curltest", "method": "signmessage", "params": ["1D1ZrZNe3JUo7ZycKEYQQiQAWd9y54F4XX", "my message"] }' -H 'content-type: text/plain;'

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