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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Why does Monero prevent transactions from being spent without 10 confirmations?

When I receive monero they are unavailable to be spent for 10 blocks because of the CRYPTONOTE_DEFAULT_TX_SPENDABLE_AGE (Required confirmations before newly received Monero can be spent). Why is this ...
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Transaction stuck as “pending” in monero-wallet-cli

A transaction I made a few hours ago is stuck as "pending", after sending via monero-wallet-cli. The transaction has not been picked up in a block yet. I found this comment on Reddit by /u/...
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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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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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Not enough spendable outputs error on MyMonero

Sometimes when I attempt to send multiple payments (totaling less than the sum of my balance) in a short period of time from MyMonero.com I receive the error message: Not enough spendable outputs ...
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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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Can simplewallet auto refresh?

Sometimes after I send a transaction, I like to use the "refresh" command so that I can see how many blocks (confirmations) have occurred for my transaction. Similarly, when I am expecting to receive ...
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Required confirmations before newly received Monero can be spent

I do not like to give exchanges the address for my cold storage wallet so I would like to use a webwallet as an intermediary point. If I request a withdrawal from an exchange to mymonero.com how ...
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Is transaction malleability an issue with Monero?

Is transaction malleability an issue with Monero, like it is in Bitcoin? If so, is there an identified possibility to solve it? If it isn't an issue, what makes the difference?
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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 ...
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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 ...