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I know that I can run the Monero RPC wallet in the background on Ubuntu by adding a & to the command or by using setsid.

But that would result in me having to use the following code on the command line:

./monero-wallet-rpc --daemon-address node.moneroworld.com:18089 --rpc-bind-port 18085 --wallet-file MyMonero --disable-rpc-login --password MYPASSWORD &

and thus, my wallet password is viewable using htop or other tools. Also, it’s visible in the command line history.

Do you have a better solution?

Thank you!

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One possibility is to run it with --wallet-dir option instead. Then use the open_wallet RPC when you're ready to use it.

  • maybe the best solution for now… – chitzui Feb 2 '18 at 0:06
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Maybe a recent addition but in 0.12 and 0.13 I have been using the command line argument --prompt-for-password, which causes it to prompt for the wallet password when starting.

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