importpubkey

importpubkey "pubkey" ( "label" rescan )

Adds a public key (in hex) that can be watched as if it were in your wallet but cannot be used to spend. Requires a new wallet backup.

Argument #1 - pubkey

Type: string, required

The hex-encoded public key

Argument #2 - label

Type: string, optional, default=”“

An optional label

Argument #3 - rescan

Type: boolean, optional, default=true

Rescan the wallet for transactions

Examples

Import a public key with rescan:

unit-e-cli importpubkey "mypubkey"

Import using a label without rescan:

unit-e-cli importpubkey "mypubkey" "testing" false

As a JSON-RPC call:

curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"curltest", "method": "importpubkey", "params": ["mypubkey", "testing", false] }' -H 'content-type: text/plain;' http://127.0.0.1:7181/