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Situation: I am using the monero-wallet-cli and I have a wallet file and a keys already. The point is that when I was initially restoring that wallet, I gave a restore height, for instance 2600000.

Question: Now that I want to change that height in CLI wallet, how can I do it?

I know there is an easy fix on the GUI wallet, right? But where is this option on the CLI wallet? Thanks a lot!

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[wallet xyz]: help set
Command usage: 
  set <option> [<value>]

Command description: 
  Available options:
   ...
   refresh-from-block-height [n]
     Set the height before which to ignore blocks.
   ...
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  • so let's say i am connecting to my wallet file and after entering the wallet password, i am in. Then it starts refreshing. So, at this point, i should ctrl+c to stop it, right? It will prompt me with out of sync, then i run "set refresn-from-block-height"? Another thing i found strange is that when i was restoring a wallet from seed with a height 2600000, it actually did refresh from the very beginning.. it didn't start refreshing from the given 2600000 height. Why is that? Thank you!!!
    – Moneron
    Oct 24, 2022 at 4:52
  • Ctrl-C will interrupt your current refresh. Ensure you spell correctly, type + hit enter: set refresh-from-block-height 2600000. Then type + enter: refresh.
    – jtgrassie
    Oct 24, 2022 at 5:06
  • thank you sir. i will definitely try it when i go back home. Meanwhile can you also help answer: why it refreshed from block 1 when i was firstly restore from seed, setting height to 2600000. Thanks.
    – Moneron
    Oct 24, 2022 at 6:59
  • "can you also help answer..." are you using the latest version? are you sure you entered correctly?
    – jtgrassie
    Oct 24, 2022 at 14:13

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