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Questions tagged [accounts]

All questions related to an eos.io account. Account creation, permissions, security, and usage are all examples where you would use this tag.

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How will account name-squatting be prevented?

Due to the potential high-value of certain names, we believe that the EOSIO system should offer a dynamic pricing model for account names. Furthermore, the ability to namespace accounts such as *.com ...
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How to get an account on EOS mainnet?

I will start with the description, which I think is correct. I am not sure about all the steps, so please clarify/correct as much as possible :) If the chain wasn't started yet, and I have some EOS ...
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How will someone new to EOS create an EOS account today

Creating EOS account requires staking EOS for CPU/RAM/NET. How will someone who just heard about EOS on the street create a new account without having EOS on the mainnet? They may have EOS on the ...
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How to register an account on the testnet/mainnet?

What command do I have to run to request to register my_acct_name on the test net? Will it be the same for the main net?
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How to validate if an Account exists?

I know that we have require_auth to check for permission, but I'm looking for something like is_valid_account to check if the account exists and is active in the chain. Do we have anything like that?...
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How can I get a list of all accounts, contracts, and tokens?

cleos doesn't have a subcommand for this.
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How does account recovery work?

What are the limitations to account recovery regarding private keys & associated coin holdings? How does account recovery work for stolen/lost accounts?
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How to change active key for an account?

My active and owner keys are the same. I want to change active key to be different from owner, for safety. What command should I use?
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How to delete eos account?

I have an existing account named aaa, and then i create a new account named bbb with aaa. It costs several eos tokens for ram/cpu/net stake. Is there a way to delete account bbb, and reclaim ram/cpu/...
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Explain account parameters

I was going through the output of cleos get account myacc . I am finding it difficult to distinguish between the parameters of the output like memory, net bandwidth and cpu bandwidth. I know that i ...
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How to calculate memory quota, net bandwidth and cpu bandwidth limit in an account?

Suppose account aaa will have a total of 10 EOS with 1 EOS staked for net bandwidth and 1 EOS staked for cpu bandwidth. And no other account will delegate resources to account aaa. How can we ...
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How to get operations history of account?

Should I analyze all the blocks or are there some methods in the eosjs library?
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How to solve “Account using more than allotted RAM usage”?

I am trying to unstake my EOS tokens using system undelegatebw. I got the error Error 3080001: Account using more than allotted RAM usage and account xxxxx has insufficient ram; needs 7973 bytes has ...
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How to create a separate EOS permission for voting using cleos

The goal is to have a new account permission called 'vote' that I can use for voting. If my key for that permission gets compromised I can simply replace it using my active permission. In the meantime ...
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Is it possible to derive an eos account name from a public key?

Is it possible to derive an eosio account name with just a Public Key? I am thinking this might be impossible because a single public key can own many accounts, so I don't they have any correlation ...
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How will account name pricing work on names shorter than 12 characters?

In the DAWN 4 release notes, it is mentioned that account names shorter than 12 characters (the max) will be disabled until a proper pricing mechanism is added. Will there be a bidding process for ...
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How to check (within a smart contract) if an account has an associated smart contract?

Is it possible to check if an account has a smart contract, from within a smart contract?
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cleos create account error with Chain API plugin is not enabled

I just started set up my eos dev environment. I started my node as ./nodeos --config-dir config --data-dir data --enable-stale-production --producer-name eosio --plugin eosio::chain_api_plugin ...
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Why is ram usage different when creating same accounts?

I am trying to understand why ram usage is different for the same task. I executed cleos system newaccount --stake-net "0.0010 EOS" --stake-cpu "0.0010 EOS" --buy-ram-kbytes 3 It succeeded but ...
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How are anonymous balances and records implemented

Daniel Larimer has said, "account balances can be made confidential but not source/sender." (Source: EOS Telegram group) How do confidential account balances work? How, if at all, does that technique ...
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How to get a list of transactions related to an account?

I'm able to get transactions for an account by using the /history/get_actions rpc interface, but it seems to only list actions that were initiated by that account. It lists transfer actions, but only ...
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What is the difference between cleos create account and cleos system newaccount?

I noticed that cleos system newaccount requires these arguments to be set --stake-net --stake-cpu --buy-ram-kbytes. Does this mean that users would have to create accounts using the system contracts ...
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What happens when wallet is kept unlocked on eos mainnet?

Lets say, for pushing a transaction I unlocked my wallet and pushed the transaction with the active permission by command line. So, while wallet is remained unlocked, can anyone who knows my account ...
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How to stake EOS to increase the amount of CPU time from a separate account?

I want to do a transaction in one of my account but it doesn't have enough CPU time. How can I stake more EOS from my another account to this account? I want to stop the delegation as soon as I finish ...
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How do I create a non staked account on jungle testenet?

I get the following error while trying to create account using the cleos create wallet api. ./cleos.sh create account safarilion12 testacc43211 EOS8jd4VBQ8e5Yy7voS12LB4XL1vH112VNQPFQ7wu6PWF77FwRpLU ...
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How does one sign up for an EOS account on the premium .com name?

Who purchased the .com premium name? And how can one sign up for a .com account name?
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EOSIO account and smart contract

I have some questions about the account and smart contract: From google and my research, I found that one account can have only one smart contract, why? It seems you can't have the same action name ...
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How to get accounts info in smart contract

How can I get accounts info in a smart contract? Or if given a public key and account_name, is there any way can verify that account has this public key in a certain permission?
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How can I protect an account using multisig?

I'd like to create a new account using cleos that requires multiple signatures to perform owner and active authorizations. I tried the following but it didn't quite work. ./cleos set account ...
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Error message when trying to create account

I've been trying to create a new account with eostoolkit.io and I keep getting the following error message. The name I'm trying to register has not yet been claimed yet, and I have enough resources ...
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Commented owner/active parameters in the newaccount smart contract

In contracts/eosio.system/eosio.system.cpp, the following function has the owner and active authority parameters commented: void native::newaccount( account_name creator, ...
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Error in eosjs account creation on localnet

I am trying to create an account using eosjs in node.js. I am using : eos = Eos({keyProvider}); eos.transaction(tr => { tr.newaccount({ creator: 'eosio', name: '...
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Where can i find complete step to create wallet and account on mainnet EOS?

I have bought some eos on binance. Now i m looking a way to create a wallet on eos mainnet in order to get my eos from binance. But There is no simple way and decentralized information about HOW to ...
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Account name privacy?

Are accounts linked? My understanding is you need an account to create a new account. So suppose you have main account ABC and then you create a new account SupportPoliticalCandidate: Will it be ...
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How to transfer ownership of an account to another EOS key pair?

Suppose account aaa is associated with pubkey1. Is there a way to completely transfer ownership of account aaa to another public key pubkey2 ? The desired result is only pubkey2 can be used to ...
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Setting a key to NULL

Is it possible to change they key for a permission to an EOS public key equivalent of NULL? Such that you could in essence stop that permission from being used in the future? If so, what would be the ...
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How to remove a key from account permissions?

When I imported eos account into Exodus wallet it automatically updated my account permissions and added a second active key. I want to remove this key from my account. Does anyone know how? ...
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Getting Error while creating new account using EOSjs on Jungle-testnet

I am creating accounnt using EOSjs(20.0.0-beta1).My account_creat function goes like this: const createNewAccount = async ( account_name, owner_publicKey, active_publicKey ) => { try { ...
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How to scrape all accounts/public_keys in EOS mainnet?

I am doing a research project at University. Since the accounts and public_keys for EOS change dynamically. Sites like this https://eostracker.io only display 20 accounts per page and it doesn't ...
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How many keys can one have with an account? Active, Owner, and Claim?

I just saw one of the eos accounts has a "claim" key. What is the claim key for and how is it different from the rest?
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How to erase all transaction history of an account?

Is there a way to remove all the transaction history of an account? Let's say I have sold my account name, but don't want to show all the old transactions of that account.
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Why does it cost money to create an account?

Sites like https://namevault.co/ are charging to create an account. How can I do this myself without paying anyone? I have some EOS on an exchange already.
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Need advise on creation of account

I am working on ICO based on eosio so what actually i need to do is i want to make a system in which all users come to signup and system generate a key pair for them and give them key and registered ...
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Can the memory used by an account be fully claimed and reused?

I know that we will need to buy around 4k of ram for each new account. When the account gets created it uses around 3k to store keys and other internal information. I know that this account can't ...
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is it possible to create an account using Cleos?

I've bought EOS on exchange recently and may not has an account on mainnet. So I really want to create an account prior before mainnet gets ready. I understand that if we install full note and ...
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EOS Token Economy with Contract, Wallet, Account

i'm trying to making dApp with EOS. I have some questions. About token. Should i use "eosio.token" contract to make token economy? Or it is just for example? Then should i make new smart contract ...
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What rights does a “Privileged” account have?

Is it possible for the "privileged" account to change account permissions on any account? What else can it do? Are the privileged permissions documented anywhere?
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Reclaim RAM for dApp that creates an account and transfers funds

A dApp that creates a new account and transfers EOS to that account will have to 'pay' for 240 bytes of RAM for the new balance object on the new account. When the new account transfers some funds, ...
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Confused about active and owner type accounts. What's a good example for a lay person to understand?

I read the documentation on active vs owner type accounts: Authorization and Permissions Permissions are arbitrary names used to define the requirements for a transaction sent on behalf of ...
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Getting ALL the actions for a given account using cleos

If I run: $ cleos -u <api endpoint> -j --full <account> I do not get all the actions. I don't know what the default range is. So I tried: $ cleos -u <api endpoint> -j --full <...