"bitcoin-cli backupwallet" - Backup Wallet

This section describes how to backup wallet as a file with 'bitcoin-cli backupwallet' command.

Once a while, you should backup your wallet to memory stick, just in case your computer crashes.

1. You can backup your wallet using the "bitcoin-cli backupwallet" command:

C:\>\local\bitcoin-0.15.1\bin\bitcoin-cli -testnet 
   backupwallet E:\testnet_wallet.dat

2. Or you can just copy the wallet file from C: to E:

C:\>copy C:\Users\herong\AppData\Roaming\Bitcoin\testnet3\wallet.dat 
E:\>comp testnet_wallet.dat testnet_wallet_2.dat
Comparing testnet_wallet.dat and testnet_wallet_2.dat...
Files compare OK

3. Take out the memory stick and place it in a safe place. Write down the password of the wallet in a safe place too.

Last update: 2018.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Bitcoin

 Bitcoin Blockchain

 Bitcoin Wallet

Bitcoin Core

 Bitcoin Core Programs

 Bitcoin Core Daemon

 Bitcoin Core CLI

 Bitcoin Core CLI Commands

 Access Bitcoin Test Network "-testnet"

 bitcoin-cli Network Commands

 "bitcoin-cli getclock" Command

 bitcoin-cli Transaction Commands

 bitcoin-cli Wallet Commands

 "bitcoin-cli encryptwallet" - Set Wallet Password

 "bitcoin-cli walletpassphrase" - Unlock Wallet

"bitcoin-cli backupwallet" - Backup Wallet

 Bitcoin Transaction

 Bitcoin-Qt - Bitcoin Core GUI

 Bitcoin Mining

 Bitcoin Consensus Rules

 Bitcoin Block Data Structure

 Bitcoin Transaction Data Structure

 blockexplorer.com API

 Copay - Bitcoin Wallet


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