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 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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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 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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Is accounts namespace similar to domain namespace?

EOSIO Dawn 4.0 Release log says: 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 ...
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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 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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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 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 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 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 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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