Keystore Options

Options when Using your Keystore

Use a custom keystore location

To use a custom keystore location, use the -path flag:

hop keystore generate --path /my/path/keystore.json

The default location is ~/.hop/keystore.json

Use an existing private key

You may generate an encrypted keystore using an existing private key by using the --private-key flag:

hop 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:

hop 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:


Re-encrypt keystore with a new passphrase

Use the keystore reencrypt command to re-encrypt an encrypted keystore with a new passphrase:

hop keystore reencrypt

View keystore address

Use the keystore address command to print the keystore public address:

hop keystore address

Example output:


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