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Keystore

Hop Node keystore documentation

Generate Keystore

Use the keystore generate command to generate an encrypted keystore:
Docker
Node
docker run -it -v ~/.hop-node:/root hopprotocol/hop-node keystore generate --path /root/keystore.json
hop-node keystore generate
It will prompt you for a passphrase:
Enter new keystore encryption passphrase: ********
Confirm passphrase: ********
Then it will display your seed phrase. This only displayed once here so make sure to copy it.
This is your seed phrase. Write it down and store it safely.
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Press [Enter] when you have written down your mnemonic.
Next you will have to paste in the mnemonic you copied to confirm:
Please type mnemonic (separated by spaces) to confirm you have written it down
: nice grow shine drift recycle survey piano rifle soccer business evidence stand pave belt room size neither volume odor sorry ten flash deliver rack
Your keystore should now be generated and stored in the default location~/.hop-node/keystore.json
Creating your keys
Creating your keystore
Public address: 0x2c2c2420128945403197a768a39fe5a8fda60f39
Your keys can be found at: /home/mota/.hop-node/keystore.json
Keystore generation is complete.
Press [Enter] to exit.

Use a custom keystore location

To use a custom keystore location, use the -path flag:
Docker
Node
docker run -it -v ~/.hop-node:/root hopprotocol/hop-node keystore generate --path /root/keystore.json
hop-node keystore generate --path ~/.hop-node/keystore.json
The default location is ~/.hop-node/keystore.json

Use an existing private key

You may generate an encrypted keystore using an existing private key by using the --private-key flag:
Docker
Node
docker run -it -v ~/.hop-node:/root hopprotocol/hop-node keystore generate --path /root/keystore.json --private-key=0x4f3edf983ac636a65a842ce7c78d9aa706d3b113bce9c46f30d7d21715b23b1d
hop-node keystore generate --private-key=0x4f3edf983ac636a65a842ce7c78d9aa706d3b113bce9c46f30d7d21715b23b1d
Note that you will no be prompted with the mnemonic in this case.

Decrypt keystore

Use the keystore decrypt command to decrypt an encrypted keystore:
Docker
Node
docker run -it -v ~/.hop-node:/root hopprotocol/hop-node keystore decrypt --path /root/keystore.json
hop-node keystore decrypt
It will prompt you for the passphrase required to decrypt it:
keystore passphrase: ********
It will display the private key if the passphrase is correct:
4f3edf983ac636a65a842ce7c78d9aa706d3b113bce9c46f30d7d21715b23b1d

Re-encrypt keystore with a new passphrase

Use the keystore reencrypt command to re-encrypt an encrypted keystore with a new passphrase:
Docker
Node
docker run -it -v ~/.hop-node:/root hopprotocol/hop-node keystore reencrypt --path /root/keystore.json
hop-node keystore reencrypt
asdf

View keystore address

Use the keystore address command to print the keystore public address:
Docker
Node
docker run -v ~/.hop-node:/root hopprotocol/hop-node keystore address --path /root/keystore.json
hop-node keystore address
Example output:
0x90f8bf6a479f320ead074411a4b0e7944ea8c9c1