generatetoaddress

generatetoaddress nblocks "address" ( maxtries )

Mine blocks immediately to a specified address (before the RPC call returns)

Argument #1 - nblocks

Type: numeric, required

How many blocks are generated immediately.

Argument #2 - address

Type: string, required

The address to send the newly generated bitcoin to.

Argument #3 - maxtries

Type: numeric, optional, default=1000000

How many iterations to try.

Result

[ blockhashes ]     (array) hashes of blocks generated

Examples

Generate 11 blocks to myaddress:

bitcoin-cli generatetoaddress 11 "myaddress"

If you are running the bitcoin core wallet, you can get a new address to send the newly generated bitcoin to with::

bitcoin-cli getnewaddress