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validateaddress JSON-RPC command

validateaddress "address"

Return information about the given bitcoin address.

Arguments

1. "address"                    (string, required) The bitcoin address to validate

Result

{
  "isvalid" : true|false,       (boolean) If the address is valid or not. If not, this is the only property returned.
  "address" : "address",        (string) The bitcoin address validated
  "scriptPubKey" : "hex",       (string) The hex-encoded scriptPubKey generated by the address
  "isscript" : true|false,      (boolean) If the key is a script
}

Examples

> bitcoin-cli validateaddress "1PSSGeFHDnKNxiEyFrD1wcEaHr9hrQDDWc"
> curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"curltest", "method": "validateaddress", "params": ["1PSSGeFHDnKNxiEyFrD1wcEaHr9hrQDDWc"] }' -H 'content-type: text/plain;' http://127.0.0.1:8332/

Bitcoin Cash Node Daemon version v22.2.0