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How to test Bitcoin Cash

Amal 3 years ago - Created

Step 1: After installing Bitcoin Cash from - http://support.bitexchange.systems/support/articles/how-to-install-bitcoin-cash-in-your-server?ht_al=NTg3

We check whether blockchain has started loading first
bitcoin-cli getblockchaininfo  

Leave it for sometime hours for the blocks to download.

Step: 2

Once the blocks are downloaded, you can verify by checking the Blocks and Headers count. If both numbers are equal, then it means the chain is up to date.

Step: 3

Navigate to “Crypto Address” Tab from Exchange frontend navigation bar and Select the coin BTC. Then Click Generate Address.

Step: 5

Copy this address

And Goto Bitcoin Cash Converter: - https://cashaddr.bitcoincash.org/

Paste the copied address and click Convert Button

Then Click Copay

Copy the generated address

And Goto Bitcoin Cash Testnet Faucet - https://testnet.manu.backend.hamburg/bitcoin-cash-faucet

Paste the copied address and click recaptcha. Then click “Give me some coins” button.

Step: 7

In the command line, type

bitcoin-cli getwalletinfo 

Here you can see the current Wallet balance and Unconfirmed wallet balance.

Unconfirmed wallet balance - When we transfer coins from testnet to wallet, with 1 confirmation the amount is sent to unconfirmed balance first. With 3 confirmations, the amount is transferred to wallet.

Step: 8

Checking the transaction with the transaction ID copied In step 6. Keep seeing the number of confirmations for the transaction repeatedly until it turns 3.

bitcoin-cli gettransaction ”paste the transaction id”
bitcoin-cli gettransaction ”f9212f4d176e571f03ae27bd569e90d1fcd2e2c7793706b9b1ad296ed2” 

Step: 9

Checking from Cron

cd /var/www/html/cron 
ls transactions    

You should see the transaction ID to make sure cron is running properly.

Step: 10

Checking in frontend Crypto wallet page

When the confirmation is 1, you will see under Recent Deposit with the transaction status as “Pending”. When the confirmation turns 3 the status changes from pending to “Completed”.


That’s it! Once completed, You should see the amount added in wallet.

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