addmultisigaddress

addmultisigaddress nrequired ["key",...] ( "account" "address_type" )

Add a nrequired-to-sign multisignature address to the wallet. Requires a new wallet backup.

Each key is a Unit-e address or hex-encoded public key.

This functionality is only intended for use with non-watchonly addresses.

See importaddress for watchonly p2sh address support.

If ‘account’ is specified (DEPRECATED), assign address to that account.

Argument #1 - nrequired

Type: numeric, required

The number of required signatures out of the n keys or addresses.

Argument #2 - keys

Type: string, required

A json array of Unit-e addresses or hex-encoded public keys

[
  "address"                  (string) Unit-e address or hex-encoded public key
  ...,
]

Argument #3 - account

Type: string, optional

DEPRECATED. An account to assign the addresses to.

Argument #4 - address_type

Type: string, optional

The address type to use. Options are “legacy”, “p2sh-segwit”, and “bech32”. Default is set by -addresstype.

Result

{
  "address":"multisigaddress",    (string) The value of the new multisig address.
  "redeemScript":"script"         (string) The string value of the hex-encoded redemption script.
}

Result (DEPRECATED. To see this result instead, please start unit-e with -deprecatedrpc=addmultisigaddress).

Name

Type

Description

address

string

A Unit-e address associated with the keys.

Examples

Add a multisig address from 2 addresses:

unit-e-cli addmultisigaddress 2 "[\"16sSauSf5pF2UkUwvKGq4qjNRzBZYqgEL5\",\"171sgjn4YtPu27adkKGrdDwzRTxnRkBfKV\"]"

As json rpc call:

curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"curltest", "method": "addmultisigaddress", "params": [2, "[\"16sSauSf5pF2UkUwvKGq4qjNRzBZYqgEL5\",\"171sgjn4YtPu27adkKGrdDwzRTxnRkBfKV\"]"] }' -H 'content-type: text/plain;' http://127.0.0.1:7181/