bitcoin-cli

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NAME
       bitcoin-cli - manual page for bitcoin-cli v0.14.0.0

DESCRIPTION
       Bitcoin Core RPC client version v0.14.0.0-dirty

   Usage:
       bitcoin-cli [options] <command> [params]
              Send command to Bitcoin Core

              bitcoin-cli [options] -named <command> [name=value] ... Send
              command to Bitcoin Core (with named arguments) bitcoin-cli
              [options] help                List commands bitcoin-cli
              [options] help <command>      Get help for a command

OPTIONS
       -?

              This help message

       -conf=<file>

              Specify configuration file (default: bitcoin.conf)

       -datadir=<dir>

              Specify data directory

       Chain selection options:

       -testnet

              Use the test chain

       -regtest

              Enter regression test mode, which uses a special chain in which
              blocks can be solved instantly. This is intended for regression
              testing tools and app development.

       -named

              Pass named instead of positional arguments (default: false)

       -rpcconnect=<ip>

              Send commands to node running on <ip> (default: 127.0.0.1)

       -rpcport=<port>

              Connect to JSON-RPC on <port> (default: 8332 or testnet: 18332)

       -rpcwait

              Wait for RPC server to start

       -rpcuser=<user>

              Username for JSON-RPC connections

       -rpcpassword=<pw>

              Password for JSON-RPC connections

       -rpcclienttimeout=<n>

              Timeout during HTTP requests (default: 900)

       -stdin

              Read extra arguments from standard input, one per line until
              EOF/Ctrl-D (recommended for sensitive information such as
              passphrases)

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2009-2017 The Bitcoin Core developers

       Please contribute if you find Bitcoin Core useful. Visit
       <https://bitcoincore.org> for further information about the software.
       The source code is available from <https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin>.

       This is experimental software.  Distributed under the MIT software
       license, see the accompanying file COPYING or
       <https://opensource.org/licenses/MIT>

       This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use
       in the OpenSSL Toolkit <https://www.openssl.org> and cryptographic
       software written by Eric Young and UPnP software written by Thomas
       Bernard.



bitcoin-cli v0.14.0.0            February 2017                  BITCOIN-CLI(1)