geth – the ETC Core Go-Ethereum command line interface

Copyright 2013-2022 The go-ethereum Authors

USAGE:

geth [options] [command] [command options] [arguments…]

VERSION:
1.12.8

COMMANDS:

account Manage accounts
attach Start an interactive JavaScript environment (connect to node)
console Start an interactive JavaScript environment
db Low level database operations
dump Dump a specific block from storage
dumpconfig Show configuration values
dumpgenesis Dumps genesis block JSON configuration to stdout
export Export blockchain into file
export-preimages Export the preimage database into an RLP stream
import Import a blockchain file
import-preimages Import the preimage database from an RLP stream
init Bootstrap and initialize a new genesis block
js Execute the specified JavaScript files
license Display license information
makecache Generate ethash verification cache (for testing)
makedag Generate ethash mining DAG (for testing)
removedb Remove blockchain and state databases
show-deprecated-flags Show flags that have been deprecated
snapshot A set of commands based on the snapshot
version Print version numbers
version-check Checks (online) whether the current version suffers from any known security vulnerabilities
wallet Manage Ethereum presale wallets
help, h Shows a list of commands or help for one command

ETHEREUM OPTIONS:

--config value TOML configuration file
--datadir.minfreedisk value Minimum free disk space in MB, once reached triggers auto shut down (default = --cache.gc converted to MB, 0 = disabled)
--keystore value Directory for the keystore (default = inside the datadir)
--usb Enable monitoring and management of USB hardware wallets
--pcscdpath value Path to the smartcard daemon (pcscd) socket file (default: "/run/pcscd/pcscd.comm")
--networkid value Explicitly set network id (integer)(For testnets: use --ropsten, --rinkeby, --goerli instead) (default: 1)
--syncmode value Blockchain sync mode ("snap", "full" or "light") (default: snap)
--exitwhensynced Exits after block synchronisation completes
--gcmode value Blockchain garbage collection mode ("full", "archive") (default: "full")
--txlookuplimit value Number of recent blocks to maintain transactions index for (default = about one year, 0 = entire chain) (def ault: 2350000)
--ethstats value Reporting URL of a ethstats service (nodename:[email protected]:port)
--identity value Custom node name
--lightkdf Reduce key-derivation RAM & CPU usage at some expense of KDF strength
--ecbp1100 value Configure ECBP-1100 (MESS) block activation number (default: 18446744073709551615)
--ecbp1100.nodisable Short-circuit ECBP-1100 (MESS) disable mechanisms; (yields a permanent-once-activated state, deactivating au to-shutoff mechanisms)
--eth.requiredblocks value Comma separated block number-to-hash mappings to require for peering (=)
--mainnet Ethereum mainnet: pre-configured Ethereum mainnet
--classic Ethereum Classic network: pre-configured Ethereum Classic mainnet
--mintme MintMe.com Coin mainnet: pre-configured MintMe.com Coin mainnet
--ropsten Ropsten network: pre-configured proof-of-stake test network
--rinkeby Rinkeby network: pre-configured proof-of-authority test network
--goerli Görli network: pre-configured proof-of-authority test network
--sepolia Sepolia network: pre-configured proof-of-work test network
--kiln Kiln network: pre-configured proof-of-work to proof-of-stake test network
--mordor Mordor network: Ethereum Classic's cross-client proof-of-work test network
--kotti Kotti network: cross-client proof-of-authority test network
--datadir value Data directory for the databases and keystore (default: "/root/.ethereum")
--datadir.ancient value Data directory for ancient chain segments (default = inside chaindata)
--remotedb value URL for remote database

LIGHT CLIENT OPTIONS:

--light.serve value Maximum percentage of time allowed for serving LES requests (multi-threaded processing allows values over 10 0) (default: 0)
--light.ingress value Incoming bandwidth limit for serving light clients (kilobytes/sec, 0 = unlimited) (default: 0)
--light.egress value Outgoing bandwidth limit for serving light clients (kilobytes/sec, 0 = unlimited) (default: 0)
--light.maxpeers value Maximum number of light clients to serve, or light servers to attach to (default: 100)
--ulc.servers value List of trusted ultra-light servers
--ulc.fraction value Minimum % of trusted ultra-light servers required to announce a new head (default: 75)
--ulc.onlyannounce Ultra light server sends announcements only
--light.nopruning Disable ancient light chain data pruning
--light.nosyncserve Enables serving light clients before syncing

DEVELOPER CHAIN OPTIONS:

--dev Ephemeral proof-of-authority network with a pre-funded developer account, mining enabled
--dev.period value Block period for proof-of-authority network to use in developer mode (0 = mine only if transaction pending) (default: 0)
--dev.pow Ephemeral proof-of-work network with a pre-funded developer account, mining enabled
--dev.gaslimit value Initial block gas limit (default: 11500000)

ETHASH OPTIONS:

--ethash.cachedir value Directory to store the ethash verification caches (default = inside the datadir)
--ethash.cachesinmem value Number of recent ethash caches to keep in memory (16MB each) (default: 2)
--ethash.cachesondisk value Number of recent ethash caches to keep on disk (16MB each) (default: 3)
--ethash.cacheslockmmap Lock memory maps of recent ethash caches
--ethash.dagdir value Directory to store the ethash mining DAGs (default: "/root/.ethash")
--ethash.dagsinmem value Number of recent ethash mining DAGs to keep in memory (1+GB each) (default: 1)
--ethash.dagsondisk value Number of recent ethash mining DAGs to keep on disk (1+GB each) (default: 2)
--ethash.dagslockmmap Lock memory maps for recent ethash mining DAGs

TRANSACTION POOL OPTIONS:

--txpool.locals value Comma separated accounts to treat as locals (no flush, priority inclusion)
--txpool.nolocals Disables price exemptions for locally submitted transactions
--txpool.journal value Disk journal for local transaction to survive node restarts (default: "transactions.rlp")
--txpool.rejournal value Time interval to regenerate the local transaction journal (default: 1h0m0s)
--txpool.pricelimit value Minimum gas price limit to enforce for acceptance into the pool (default: 1)
--txpool.pricebump value Price bump percentage to replace an already existing transaction (default: 10)
--txpool.accountslots value Minimum number of executable transaction slots guaranteed per account (default: 16)
--txpool.globalslots value Maximum number of executable transaction slots for all accounts (default: 5120)
--txpool.accountqueue value Maximum number of non-executable transaction slots permitted per account (default: 64)
--txpool.globalqueue value Maximum number of non-executable transaction slots for all accounts (default: 1024)
--txpool.lifetime value Maximum amount of time non-executable transaction are queued (default: 3h0m0s)

PERFORMANCE TUNING OPTIONS:

--cache value Megabytes of memory allocated to internal caching (default = 4096 mainnet full node, 128 light mode) (defaul t: 1024)
--cache.database value Percentage of cache memory allowance to use for database io (default: 50)
--cache.trie value Percentage of cache memory allowance to use for trie caching (default = 15% full mode, 30% archive mode) (de fault: 15)
--cache.trie.journal value Disk journal directory for trie cache to survive node restarts (default: "triecache")
--cache.trie.rejournal value Time interval to regenerate the trie cache journal (default: 1h0m0s)
--cache.gc value Percentage of cache memory allowance to use for trie pruning (default = 25% full mode, 0% archive mode) (def ault: 25)
--cache.snapshot value Percentage of cache memory allowance to use for snapshot caching (default = 10% full mode, 20% archive mode) (default: 10)
--cache.noprefetch Disable heuristic state prefetch during block import (less CPU and disk IO, more time waiting for data)
--cache.preimages Enable recording the SHA3/keccak preimages of trie keys
--fdlimit value Raise the open file descriptor resource limit (default = system fd limit) (default: 0)

ACCOUNT OPTIONS:

--unlock value Comma separated list of accounts to unlock
--password value Password file to use for non-interactive password input
--signer value External signer (url or path to ipc file)
--allow-insecure-unlock Allow insecure account unlocking when account-related RPCs are exposed by http

API AND CONSOLE OPTIONS:

--ipcdisable Disable the IPC-RPC server
--ipcpath value Filename for IPC socket/pipe within the datadir (explicit paths escape it)
--http Enable the HTTP-RPC server
--http.addr value HTTP-RPC server listening interface (default: "localhost")
--http.port value HTTP-RPC server listening port (default: 8545)
--http.api value API's offered over the HTTP-RPC interface
--http.rpcprefix value HTTP path path prefix on which JSON-RPC is served. Use '/' to serve on all paths.
--http.corsdomain value Comma separated list of domains from which to accept cross origin requests (browser enforced)
--http.vhosts value Comma separated list of virtual hostnames from which to accept requests (server enforced). Accepts '' wildc ard. (default: "localhost") 
--ws Enable the WS-RPC server 
--ws.addr value WS-RPC server listening interface (default: "localhost") 
--ws.port value WS-RPC server listening port (default: 8546) 
--ws.api value API's offered over the WS-RPC interface 
--ws.rpcprefix value HTTP path prefix on which JSON-RPC is served. Use '/' to serve on all paths. 
--ws.origins value Origins from which to accept websockets requests 
--authrpc.jwtsecret value Path to a JWT secret to use for authenticated RPC endpoints 
--authrpc.addr value Listening address for authenticated APIs (default: "localhost") --authrpc.port value Listening port for authenticated APIs (default: 8551) 
--authrpc.vhosts value Comma separated list of virtual hostnames from which to accept requests (server enforced). Accepts '' wildc ard. (default: "localhost")
--graphql Enable GraphQL on the HTTP-RPC server. Note that GraphQL can only be started if an HTTP server is started as well.
--graphql.corsdomain value Comma separated list of domains from which to accept cross origin requests (browser enforced)
--graphql.vhosts value Comma separated list of virtual hostnames from which to accept requests (server enforced). Accepts '*' wildc ard. (default: "localhost")
--rpc.gascap value Sets a cap on gas that can be used in eth_call/estimateGas (0=infinite) (default: 50000000)
--rpc.evmtimeout value Sets a timeout used for eth_call (0=infinite) (default: 5s)
--rpc.txfeecap value Sets a cap on transaction fee (in ether) that can be sent via the RPC APIs (0 = no cap) (default: 1)
--rpc.allow-unprotected-txs Allow for unprotected (non EIP155 signed) transactions to be submitted via RPC
--jspath loadScript JavaScript root path for loadScript (default: ".")
--exec value Execute JavaScript statement
--preload value Comma separated list of JavaScript files to preload into the console

NETWORKING OPTIONS:

--bootnodes value Comma separated enode URLs for P2P discovery bootstrap
--discovery.dns value Sets DNS discovery entry points (use "" to disable DNS)
--eth.protocols value Sets the Ethereum Protocol versions (first is primary) (default: "66")
--port value Network listening port (default: 30303)
--maxpeers value Maximum number of network peers (network disabled if set to 0) (default: 50)
--maxpendpeers value Maximum number of pending connection attempts (defaults used if set to 0) (default: 0)
--nat value NAT port mapping mechanism (any|none|upnp|pmp|extip:) (default: "any")
--nodiscover Disables the peer discovery mechanism (manual peer addition)
--v5disc Enables the experimental RLPx V5 (Topic Discovery) mechanism
--netrestrict value Restricts network communication to the given IP networks (CIDR masks)
--nodekey value P2P node key file
--nodekeyhex value P2P node key as hex (for testing)

NAT port mapping mechanism (any|none|upnp|pmp|extip:) (default: “any”)

MINER OPTIONS:

--mine Enable mining
--miner.threads value Number of CPU threads to use for mining (default: 0)
--miner.notify value Comma separated HTTP URL list to notify of new work packages
--miner.notify.full Notify with pending block headers instead of work packages
--miner.gasprice value Minimum gas price for mining a transaction (default: 1000000000)
--miner.gaslimit value Target gas ceiling for mined blocks (default: 30000000)
--miner.etherbase value Public address for block mining rewards (default = first account) (default: "0")
--miner.extradata value Block extra data set by the miner (default = client version)
--miner.recommit value Time interval to recreate the block being mined (default: 3s)
--miner.noverify Disable remote sealing verification

GAS PRICE ORACLE OPTIONS:

--gpo.blocks value Number of recent blocks to check for gas prices (default: 20)
--gpo.percentile value Suggested gas price is the given percentile of a set of recent transaction gas prices (default: 60)
--gpo.maxprice value Maximum transaction priority fee (or gasprice before London fork) to be recommended by gpo (default: 5000000 00000)
--gpo.ignoreprice value Gas price below which gpo will ignore transactions (default: 2)

VIRTUAL MACHINE OPTIONS:

--vmdebug Record information useful for VM and contract debugging
--vm.evm value External EVM configuration (default = built-in interpreter)
--vm.ewasm value External ewasm configuration (default = built-in interpreter)

LOGGING AND DEBUGGING OPTIONS:

--fakepow Disables proof-of-work verification
--fakepow.poisson Disables proof-of-work verification and adds mining delay (Poisson) based on --miner.threads
--nocompaction Disables db compaction after import
--verbosity value Logging verbosity: 0=silent, 1=error, 2=warn, 3=info, 4=debug, 5=detail (default: 3)
--vmodule value Per-module verbosity: comma-separated list of = (e.g. eth/*=5,p2p=4)
--log.json Format logs with JSON
--log.backtrace value Request a stack trace at a specific logging statement (e.g. "block.go:271")
--log.debug Prepends log messages with call-site location (file and line number)
--pprof Enable the pprof HTTP server
--pprof.addr value pprof HTTP server listening interface (default: "127.0.0.1")
--pprof.port value pprof HTTP server listening port (default: 6060)
--pprof.memprofilerate value Turn on memory profiling with the given rate (default: 524288)
--pprof.blockprofilerate value Turn on block profiling with the given rate (default: 0)
--pprof.cpuprofile value Write CPU profile to the given file
--trace value Write execution trace to the given file

METRICS AND STATS OPTIONS:

--metrics Enable metrics collection and reporting
--metrics.expensive Enable expensive metrics collection and reporting
--metrics.addr value Enable stand-alone metrics HTTP server listening interface (default: "127.0.0.1")
--metrics.port value Metrics HTTP server listening port (default: 6060)
--metrics.influxdb Enable metrics export/push to an external InfluxDB database
--metrics.influxdb.endpoint value InfluxDB API endpoint to report metrics to (default: "http://localhost:8086")
--metrics.influxdb.database value InfluxDB database name to push reported metrics to (default: "geth")
--metrics.influxdb.username value Username to authorize access to the database (default: "test")
--metrics.influxdb.password value Password to authorize access to the database (default: "test")
--metrics.influxdb.tags value Comma-separated InfluxDB tags (key/values) attached to all measurements (default: "host=localhost")
--metrics.influxdbv2 Enable metrics export/push to an external InfluxDB v2 database
--metrics.influxdb.token value Token to authorize access to the database (v2 only) (default: "test")
--metrics.influxdb.bucket value InfluxDB bucket name to push reported metrics to (v2 only) (default: "geth")
--metrics.influxdb.organization value InfluxDB organization name (v2 only) (default: "geth")

ALIASED (deprecated) OPTIONS:

--nousb Disables monitoring for and managing USB hardware wallets (deprecated)
--whitelist value Comma separated block number-to-hash mappings to enforce (=) (deprecated in favor of --eth.req uiredblocks)

MISC OPTIONS:

--snapshot Enables snapshot-database mode (default = enable)
--bloomfilter.size value Megabytes of memory allocated to bloom-filter for pruning (default: 2048)
--ignore-legacy-receipts Geth will start up even if there are legacy receipts in freezer
--help, -h show help
--ancient.rpc value Connect to a remote freezer via RPC. Value must an HTTP(S), WS(S), unix socket, or 'stdio' URL. Incomp atible with --datadir.ancient
--override.grayglacier value Manually specify Gray Glacier fork-block, overriding the bundled setting (default: 0)
--override.terminaltotaldifficulty value Manually specify TerminalTotalDifficulty, overriding the bundled setting (default: )

These commands may change over time, so be sure to run your very own ./geth –help command to view!

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