Ethereum Mist Wallet Command Options

This section describes options of the 'Ethereum Wallet' command.

While Ethereum Mist Wallet is downloading the blockchain, we can also take a look at Ethereum Mist Wallet options by running it with the "-help" option:

C:\>"\local\win-ia32-unpacked\Ethereum Wallet.exe" -help

Usage: C:\local\win-ia32-unpacked\Ethereum Wallet.exe 
   -help [Mist options] [Node options]

Mist options:
  --mode, -m      App UI mode: wallet, mist.[string] [default: "wallet"]

  --node          Node to use: geth, eth        [string] [default: null]

  --network       Network to connect to: main, test
                                                [string] [default: null]

  --rpc           Path to node IPC socket file OR HTTP RPC hostport (if
                  IPC socket file then --node-ipcpath will be set with
                  this value).                                  [string]

  --swarmurl      URL serving the Swarm HTTP API. If null, Mist will
                  open a local node.
                             [string] [default: "http://localhost:8500"]

  --gethpath      Path to Geth executable to use instead of default.
                                                                [string]

  --ethpath       Path to Eth executable to use instead of default.
                                                                [string]

  --ignore-gpu-blacklist  Ignores GPU blacklist (needed for some Linux
                  installations).                              [boolean]

  --reset-tabs    Reset Mist tabs to their default settings.   [boolean]

  --logfile       Logs will be written to this file in addition to the
                  console.                                      [string]

  --loglevel      Minimum logging threshold: info, debug, error, trace
                  (shows all logs, including possible passwords over
                  IPC!).                      [string] [default: "info"]

  --syncmode      Geth synchronization mode: [fast|light|full]  [string]

  --version, -v   Display Mist version.                        [boolean]

  --skiptimesynccheck Disable checks for the presence of automatic time
                  sync on your OS.                             [boolean]

Node options:
  -  To pass options to the underlying node (e.g. Geth) use the 
     --node- prefix, e.g. --node-datadir

Options:
  -h, --help  Show help                                        [boolean]

Now we know how to control behavior of Ethereum Mist Wallet!

Last update: 2017.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Ethereum

 Ethereum Blockchain

Ethereum Mist Wallet

 What Is Ethereum Mist Wallet

 Download Ethereum Mist for Windows

 Run Ethereum Mist Wallet for Windows

 Ethereum Mist Wallet Data File Location

Ethereum Mist Wallet Command Options

 geth - Go Ethereum

 Testnet - Ropsten network

 Private Ethereum Network

 64-Bit "geth" for Private Ethereum Network

 Private Network with Custom Genesis Block

 Transferring Funds between Ether Accounts

 MetaMask - Browser Based Ethereum Wallet

 Managing Ethereum Account

 ethereumfaucet.info - Mining Ether with Browser

 References

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