createwallet

createwallet "wallet_name" ( disable_private_keys blank )

Creates and loads a new wallet.

Argument #1 - wallet_name

Type: string, required

The name for the new wallet. If this is a path, the wallet will be created at the path location.

Argument #2 - disable_private_keys

Type: boolean, optional, default=false

Disable the possibility of private keys (only watchonlys are possible in this mode).

Argument #3 - blank

Type: boolean, optional, default=false

Create a blank wallet. A blank wallet has no keys or HD seed. One can be set using sethdseed.

Result

{
  "name" :    <wallet_name>,        (string) The wallet name if created successfully. If the wallet was created using a full path, the wallet_name will be the full path.
  "warning" : <warning>,            (string) Warning message if wallet was not loaded cleanly.
}

Examples

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