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Dash Core RPC client

The dash-cli application provides a command-line option for accessing Dash Core RPCs.


dash-cli [options] <command> [params]
  dash-cli [options] -named <command> [name=value] ... 
dash-cli [options] help
dash-cli [options] help <command>


RPC Details

The list of RPCs can be found here with links to more detailed information. Using dash-cli, this information is available using the dash-cli [options] help and dash-cli [options] help <command> commands.


       This help message

       Specify configuration file. Relative paths will be prefixed by datadir
       location. (default: dash.conf)

       Specify data directory

       Get general information from the remote server. Note that unlike
       server-side RPC calls, the results of -getinfo is the result of
       multiple non-atomic requests. Some entries in the result may
       represent results from different states (e.g. wallet balance may
       be as of a different block from the chain state reported)

       Pass named instead of positional arguments (default: false)

       Timeout in seconds during HTTP requests, or 0 for no timeout. (default:

       Send commands to node running on <ip> (default:

       Password for JSON-RPC connections

       Connect to JSON-RPC on <port> (default: 9998 or testnet: 19998)

       Username for JSON-RPC connections

       Wait for RPC server to start

       Send RPC for non-default wallet on RPC server (needs to exactly match
       corresponding -wallet option passed to dashd)

       Read extra arguments from standard input, one per line until EOF/Ctrl-D
       (recommended for sensitive information such as passphrases). 
       When combined with -stdinrpcpass, the first line from standard
       input is used for the RPC password.

       Read RPC password from standard input as a single line.  When combined
       with -stdin, the first line from standard input is used for the
       RPC password.

Chain selection options:

       Use devnet chain with provided name

       Enter regression test mode, which uses a special chain in which blocks
       can be solved instantly. This is intended for regression testing
       tools and app development.

       Use the test chain