verifytxoutproof | Bitcoin

The verifytxoutproof method validates a proof of inclusion for a transaction in a block, returning the transaction IDs if the proof is valid.

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Parameters

  • proof (required): The proof of inclusion for a transaction in a block, typically a merkle branch in hexadecimal format.

Response

  • result โ€” an array of transaction IDs that were included in the proof if it is valid.
  • error โ€” an object containing an error message if an error occurred, otherwise null.
  • id โ€” an integer representing the ID of the request.

Use case

The verifytxoutproof method is useful for verifying that a particular transaction was included in a block without needing the entire block data. This is particularly useful for lightweight clients and applications that need to verify transaction inclusion efficiently.

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