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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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 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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Is there a way to see how many accounts does a public key own?

Lets say I own a handful of accounts. Is there a way to see how many accounts I own by doing a public key lookup? And where can one do this?
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Why was the design decision made to have an account name and then under it 2 types of keys (active and owner)?

What is the reasoning for the setup of having an account name that is linked to 2 types of keys (owner and active)? What is the design decision for this and how does it compare to other blockchain ...
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Does creating a new account have to be done by another existing account?

I noticed that to create a new account unless its created by another established account and you cannot do this by yourself if you have EOS from an exchange and want to transfer it out. Is this true?...
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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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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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Is there a way to mark accounts like give an account a property value?

Let's say I'm making a game character and each eos account is a unique character. Is there a way to mark an account with different properties like strength, speed, durability, etc....
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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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Generated a EOS public private key pair offline. How do I link an account to it?

I created a EOS public private key pair using eosio.js library and now I want to link this key with an account to make it usable so I can receive funds. How can I do this? And where can I do this? ...
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Which desktop and mobile wallets support watch only addresses for EOS?

I have an account and want to setup a watch only wallet address. Is there a desktop or mobile wallet that lets me just load up an address but not the private key? I have my private key on a paper ...
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Retrieve the creator account name of a new generated account

Since anyone has to be invited in the network to create a new account; is possible to get in some way the address(=account name) of the 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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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 can I read block data from chainbase memory of a running node?

I am running nodeos on my local machine. I can get the account data for an account by hitting the chain/get_account API. However, I wish to extend its functionality in the form of a plugin without ...
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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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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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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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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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eos.io - Account freeze protocol

Is there a possiblity to unfreeze a frozen account in the EOS protocol (or is it frozen forever once frozen) and if so how many BP need to vote unfreeze to unfreeze an account?
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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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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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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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Account is unable to receive EOS

When trying to send to this account jakejakejake, it is not able to receive any EOS. When trying to send to it, it looks like the the transaction goes through (and it deducts from my account balance),...
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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 to manage accounts on EOS mainnet?

I registered an account name on EOS mainnet and I have cleos and other tools installed locally. How can I add/delete/change private keys and transfer EOS tokens to other accounts?
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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 calculate the minimum RAM & minimum Stake required for a new account?

In the browser via eosjs, I have made the below function adapted from the docs but how do I calculate the minimum RAM in bytes, stake_net_quantity and the stake_cpu_quantity? I understand these ...
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How to get account name from Public or Private key via eosjs?

If I have only a private key, how shold I: 1. Check private key and generate public key 2. Get account name from Public or Private key via eosjs?
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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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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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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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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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cleos create account error: Failed with error: Assert Exception (10) prefix_matches(prefix, base58str): Signature has invalid prefix: SIG_K1_

I can recreate this issue every time on Ubuntu build and I have to be doing something wrong because I'm not seeing others describe it. I build 1.0.6 (also happened with 1.0.5). I've deleted ...
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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 <...
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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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Cleos Create Account Problem

I try to create account by cleos cli. But it always return this : Error 3120006: No available wallet Ensure that you have created a wallet and have it open Anyone know what is my error ?
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What is the purpose for each of the eosio.* system accounts?

There are several eosio.* accounts - also referred to as system accounts - described in the bios sequence tutorial: eosio.bpay eosio.msig eosio.names eosio.ram eosio.ramfee eosio.saving eosio.stake ...
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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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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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What is the value of a “good” account name?

There is talk of preventing account name squatting which implies that certain EOS account names may be more valuable than others. On a platform like Steem, it makes sense because account names are ...
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Who should be set to authorizing_account when creating an account?

Who should be set to authorizing_account when creating an account using 'cleos system newaccount' on the main net?
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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...