Hello Guys is there any method through which I can create a valid EOSIO key pair without using EOSJS, If that's not possible can any one explain how does eosjs-ecc create those keys and can I replicate that process.

1 Answer 1


cleos create key --to-console will generate and output a keypair in your console. The source code for this is in https://github.com/EOSIO/eos/blob/master/programs/cleos/main.cpp#L2543 and https://github.com/EOSIO/fc/blob/ff56d25e587f8131cfde06f1eb61baa899bc8a89/include/fc/crypto/private_key.hpp

Looking at EOSJS source code is probably easier than the C++ code above: https://github.com/EOSIO/eosjs/blob/master/src/PrivateKey.ts

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.