Bootstrap the Blockchain!

Bootstrap the Blockchain!

Q: Hi, I just installed a non-gui wallet on my server, how do i bootstrap? And, where can I check whether it’s finished syncing?

non-gui wallet = Command Line Interface (CLI) Client: blackcoin-cli and blackcoind, or blackmore-cli and blackmored. read more

You can get a copy of a bootstrap (uploaded by Michel Van Kessel - @BlackcoinNL) from

There are a few ways to check the most current block:

From Debug Window, or CLI: Use getinfo or getblockchaininfo. Look for “blocks”.

Once you know what block you are up to compare that with "Block Height" on a blockchain explorer.

The debug.log also shows a full list of blocks (labeled as “height”), and the timestamp of those blocks in UTC time.

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