validation_seed

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The validation_seed command temporarily sets the secret value that rippled uses to sign validations. This value resets based on the config file when you restart the server. Disabled since: rippled 0.29.1

The validation_seed request is an admin method that cannot be run by unprivileged users!

Request Format

An example of the request format:

{
    "id": "set_seed_1",
    "command": "validation_seed",
    "secret": "BAWL MAN JADE MOON DOVE GEM SON NOW HAD ADEN GLOW TIRE"
}
#Syntax: validation_seed [secret]
rippled validation_seed 'BAWL MAN JADE MOON DOVE GEM SON NOW HAD ADEN GLOW TIRE'

The request includes the following parameters:

Field Type Description
secret String (Optional) If present, use this value as the secret value for the validating key pair. Valid formats include base58, RFC-1751, or as a passphrase. If omitted, disables proposing validations to the network.

Response Format

An example of a successful response:

200 OK
{
   "result" : {
      "status" : "success",
      "validation_key" : "BAWL MAN JADE MOON DOVE GEM SON NOW HAD ADEN GLOW TIRE",
      "validation_public_key" : "n9Jx6RS6zSgqsgnuWJifNA9EqgjTKAywqYNReK5NRd1yLBbfC3ng",
      "validation_seed" : "snjJkyBGogTem5dFGbcRaThKq2Rt3"
   }
}
Loading: "/etc/rippled.cfg"
Connecting to 127.0.0.1:5005
{
   "result" : {
      "status" : "success",
      "validation_key" : "BAWL MAN JADE MOON DOVE GEM SON NOW HAD ADEN GLOW TIRE",
      "validation_public_key" : "n9Jx6RS6zSgqsgnuWJifNA9EqgjTKAywqYNReK5NRd1yLBbfC3ng",
      "validation_seed" : "snjJkyBGogTem5dFGbcRaThKq2Rt3"
   }
}

The response follows the standard format, with a successful result containing the following fields:

Field Type Description
validation_key String (Omitted if proposing disabled) The secret key for these validation credentials, in RFC-1751 format.
validation_public_key String (Omitted if proposing disabled) The public key for these validation credentials, in Ripple's base58 encoded string format.
validation_seed String (Omitted if proposing disabled) The secret key for these validation credentials, in Ripple's base58 encoded string format.

Possible Errors

  • Any of the universal error types.
  • badSeed - The request provided an invalid secret value. This usually means that the secret value appears to be a valid string of a different format, such as an account address or validation public key.