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Questions tagged [transaction-confirmation]

number of blocks that are dependent on a given transaction. This includes the block containing that transaction and all blocks after it in the blockchain. The more confirmations a transaction has, the more likely is it that it will remain in the blockchain permanently.

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Received monero, how many confirmations do I need to wait before fully confirmed?

Why do we need to wait for such a long time when receiving monero? I thought it was 2 minutes only, but it seems that is not the case and I have to wait still a good 5+ minutes for a transaction to ...
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Transaction stuck pending [duplicate]

I have a few transactions that are stuck in the pending status (for about 2 days now). My unlocked balance is near 0, so I cannot transfer any XMR. How can I solve these stuck transactions? What is ...
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How do I stop locking my balance when executing transactions?

I have a wallet with 0.1XMR in it. I did a test transaction of 0.00001XMR, which I sent to another address owned by an exchange. After sending this tiny transaction, my unlocked balance went from 0.1 ...
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Monero Fork: Transaction hash is not generated from the wallet RPC

I have forked monero and created a separate chain. When I transfer money using the wallet RPC, money gets transferred and the remaining amount is updated in the balance. Then, the transaction hash is ...
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Problem with the Monero GUI Wallet and multiple transactions

I have had the issue where I was trialing sending transactions between my own accounts. I have bought a Ledger NANO S and I was trying it out for the first time. For background, I'm not an ...
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Transfer stuck for 2 days with “Unconfirmed incoming transaction found in the txpool” message. Why and what can I do?

I withdrew some XMR from an exchange two days ago to test the transfer on my new own linux wallet that I run with the CLI. The daemon is running, in sync, and has incoming and outcoming connections. ...
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Ledger Nano S Transaction Error: unexpected error: Wrong Device Status : SW=6911 (EXPECT=9000, MASK=ffff)

I'm currently using Windows & my daemon is updated to v0.13.0.2, however when I tried to send some XMR from my Ledger Nano S to my Cake Wallet, I got the following error: Error: unexpected error: ...
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Where does the actual decryption of the recipient stealth address occur?

I want to find out where in the code an output of Alice's transaction becomes Bob's money. Alice has 10 XMR, and she sends Bob 2 XMR, the tx looks like this - OUTPUT: #recipient output: first ...
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How are transactions validated in monero vs bitcoin?

Bitcoin In bitcoin, the signature is a "normal" one and we check it against the signed tx hash. We then check whether the public key/s which signed it, owns the input/s. we then check whether the ...
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What is the transaction fee?

What is the transaction fee for one transaction? What is the dollar equivalent for a transaction? Does the amount of XMR sent affect the fee?
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Why does sending Monero coins out once prevent me from sending more of my remaining XMR coins immediately?

I wanted to pay 2 people. I sent some Monero to the first person and then I couldn't send any xmr coins to the second one. Why do I have to wait for the first to confirm first? Is there a work around ...
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When is it safe to confirm the transaction?

I am trying to make a monero payment receiving platform and I've found out that it takes about 30-40 minutes for the transaction's height to be 10, which then will the payment be released to me. For ...
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Monero wallet balance still zero after transfer

As a setup test, a friend has attempted to send me 0.3 Monero to my Monero Wallet. My Wallet was offline at the time. I have started the server using ./monerod --offline and running ./monero-wallet-...
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What does “Can't create transaction: internal error: Known ring does not include the spent output…” mean?

When sending a transaction from the 0.12.0.0 GUI, I get an error: Can't reate transaction: internal error: Known ring does not include the spent output [number]. Replace [number] with a specific ...
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Transaction from GUI wallet to bittrex account never arrived. PLEASE HELP [duplicate]

On April 11th 22:37 a friend of mine transferred 78.0 XMR from his GUI wallet v.11 to my Bittrex account. in his GUI wallet on the history page it shows successful transaction and 78 xmr haven been ...
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When is monero “unlocked balance” updated? [duplicate]

I just sent some coins out and now my unlocked balance is zero, but my balance shows a positive. How long do I have to wait to get it to update my unlocked balance?
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Did not receive a transaction after a day from supportXMR [duplicate]

I was using supportXMR for a few months and I had received 3 transactions of a little less than 0.3 XMR at certain times before. However, now on their end it shows that they sent their fourth 0.3 XMR ...
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How the receiver knows the amount that he received from the sender?

After the receiver scan the blockchain and identifies his own transaction, how does he know the amount that he received in that Tx? (Without off-chain communication) I appreciate a Technical ...
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Please check your wallet and daemon log for errors. You can also try to start monerod.exe manually [duplicate]

I send this amount around 40 days earlier but still not credited to beneficiary address. Could you please tell me what is wrong with this transaction.? 2nd questions. # This address received 940.....
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Will we eventually get rid of “locked” and “unlocked” balances?

My biggest eyesore of Monero which would definitely prevent mass adoption (and adoption by big stores) is that I can only send a single transaction every 20 minutes. Once a transaction is sent, the ...
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Failed to parse transaction from blob; failed to validate transaction from daemon

I'm trying to run on testnet using: ./monero-wallet-rpc --wallet-file MyWallet --daemon-address testnet.xmrchain.net:28081 --rpc-bind-port 28081 --testnet --disable-rpc-login I tried getting testnet ...
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Lower the Locked Balance Limit

It seems like monero cli has a locked balance at 10 blocks. Is there any way for me to lower that in the software? Or is on the protocol level that tx's with less than 10 confirmations cannot be ...
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Transactions Bitfinex <-> Wallet not going through since 24 hours [duplicate]

Good Evening, yesterday i made 2 transactions from the monero wallet to bitfinex and one withdrawal from bitfinex to monero wallet All three transactions havent gone through. are there any network ...
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Can't Find Transaction

My question is how do I check if a transaction is in progress. I am willing to tip the person who helps me with this $50 (I will PM the person to get their LTC or ETH or XMR address to send to). I ...
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Why is the number of total block confirmations different in different pools?

I visited https://monerohash.com/#pool_blocks. It confirms every block 50 times while http://minexmr.com/#pool_blocks uses 20 confirmation only. Can anyone explain to me why this is happening?
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How do you make sure a sender isn't sending bogus funds?

It is my understanding that RingCT allows the verifier to make sure that the sum of the inputs is the same as the sum of the outputs in a transaction, so that no monero is magically created or lost. ...
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Transfers from 3 days ago still “locked” in Monero GUI wallet

Two 100 XMR transfers from Poloniex to my Monero GUI wallet (Windows 64) were still locked after 2 days, and rebooting. Day 3, still locked, I shut it down, turned it on again, and now unlocked. Any ...
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Transaction: 6 hours and 0 confirmations

Is there others than me experiencing a slow XMR chain? It has been 6 hours and 0 confirmations.
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How do I start accepting monero at my restaurant/store?

What is the process for accepting monero at stores? I would love to start accepting Monero.
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How do you confirm payment via a JSON RPC call?

I know you can use e.g. monero-wallet.cli to confirm payment via a payment ID, but how do you do this with a JSON call to the daemon?
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XMR deposit from Monero GUI wallet is not showing up on Poloniex

today I sent 7.42 XMR from my Monero GUI Wallet on my Mac to the Poloniex Exchange. It has been a few hours waiting and the XMR are still not showing up in my Poloniex Wallet. The transaction appears ...
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What happend to my transaction

I bougth some Monero on poloniex to send to my paperwallet some months ago. Today I checked my paper wallet on mymonero.com and there is balance 0. When I check my transaction on moneroblocks, it says ...
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Does Monero have zero-conf?

Is there such a thing as zero-conf in Monero and if yes, then how does it work? Is it supported by the Monero client?
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Number of confirmations and node location

How many number of confirmations before a Monero can be spent? Also, if there are two or more users opening the same wallet connected to a different node would a user connected to a faster node has an ...
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Missing monero sent from one GUI wallet to another

Newb here So I've installed and fully synced a GUI wallet on my desktop PC and one on my laptop, it's been 12 hours after sending all my monero from my desktop to my laptop and it still hasn't ...
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Can I cancel a transaction?

I sent a transfer but the transaction is still in the transaction pool. Can I cancel it?
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Do you think Monero Payments are ok?

I'm not sure if a website that pays their users Monero can be trusted. Zagtor is mining different coins each time and paying daily their users according to the hashrate. As a fan of Monero, I think ...
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Understanding payment receiving concepts

I'd like to create a script which handles incoming payments to my wallet and once a payment has been confirmed 10 times it saves the payment id to a file. I've read the RPC documentation, ...
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Will Monero have unconfirmed transactions problems like bitcoin?

Recently there has been many unconfirmed transactions with bitcoin resulting in transactions taking a lot of time to process (12 hours+). I was wondering if Monero would have the same problem in the ...
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How many confirmations to be sure a transaction does not end up in an orphaned block?

After how many confirmations can I be sure that my transaction is not in a losing chain that ends up orphaned?
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Are GPUs more efficient at verifying transactions?

GPUs are more efficient than CPUs when it comes to mining. Are GPUs more efficient at verifying transactions also?
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What is the purpose of locked balance?

Funds get blocked for a few blocks while sending/getting a transaction. What is the purpose of it and how does it work?
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Compare solutions for instant payments. Lightning Network vs Daughter-chain

Lightning Network in Bitcoin ecosystem can bring instant payments and better scalability. I've read that daughter-chain is one possible solution to bring instant payments into monero, but also that ...
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Can Monero in its current state handle the amount of daily transactions bitcoin does, and if so how long would a confirmation take?

We can all see the Bitcoin network is struggling with very long waiting times for confirmations and this is of course due to the massive amount of transactions it has to deal with (greater than all ...
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What is the block maturity value seen in many pool interfaces?

As you can see in this screenshot, a column called "Maturity" is shown on most mining pools' found blocks table. I did my best to find an answer to my own question with keywords such as "monero block ...
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How to check the number of confirmations for a transaction?

I assume XMR should have confirmations similar to BTC, so how to check it? I am asking because when I transfer monero to poloniex using monero-wallet-cli, poloniex kept me waiting for a while. When it ...
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Are there any trade-offs to daughter chains?

There has been some talk of Monero daughter chains to scale up and make payments faster or nearly(?) instantaneous. Would these daughter chains be less secure in any way: do they trade less ...
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How could Monero enable instant transactions?

Some cryptocurrencies offer a feature for instant confirmations of transactions. What is required for these instant transactions to take place, how do they happen, and what is required for them to be ...
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Hard Fork Replay Attacks? [duplicate]

When the Ethereum fork happened a few months ago, users were cautioned to protect against so called "replay attacks". A replay attack, as far as i understand it, is when a transaction occurs on one ...
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Is there a way to send unconfirmed transactions and get them accepted by the network?

Something like in bitcoin, where if you send a transaction that is using unconfirmed inputs, the outputs will only be confirmed when the inputs are? If not, could you tell me what's the best way to ...