Questions tagged [block-height]

Number of blocks that are included in the Monero blockchain at any given point in time. Each newly mined block increases the block-height by one

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Do I need to sync the entire blockchain before I can send a transaction?

I have a cold storage wallet that I have only used to receive payments. After recovering my wallet with my mnemonic seed, do I need to synchronize the entire blockchain before I can send a ...
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Block height for v6 fork

What is the block height and approximate date for the v6 Monero fork? Has there been a decision to change the targeted block height based on discussions to keep the fork near Sept 21st despite a ...
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What's the difference between block height and block number?

With the recent hard-fork, I was wondering about the difference between block height and block number? E.g. I am fairly sure the genesis block is block number 0. After that block, but before the next ...
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What's the fastest way to display the block height with a shell script?

What's the fastest way to display the current Monero block height with a shell script? Doesn't matter which scripting language. The idea is to call this script or block from other scripts, so it ...
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I restored my wallet, and I chose the wrong block height to start scanning. What are my options?

This wallet I just restored has no transactions any earlier than maybe block 800k. Well, I told the wallet to refresh from 80k by accident. It's taking forever to scan. I don't want to just let the ...
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blockheight unconfirmed

I'm using the new GUI and made a deposit on it from an exchange. 32 hours ago it was approved from the exchange. Since then i'm waiting to see the amount on my wallet. I can see it in the history, but ...
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Monero fork wont mine blocks after height 3062

I have forked Monero and created the genesis block. Everything seems to be working fine till the block height reaches 3062 and then there are no blocks mined after that. Currently, my blockchain is ...
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Would an attacker knowing the block-heights of my wallet's transactions weaken my privacy/security?

Let's say I'd go through all the transactions in my wallet, write down their block-heights and store this list somewhere insecure. Could my privacy or security be compromised by this in any way (...