abortrescan (wallet command)

Bitcoin Core 24.0.1 RPC

abortrescan

Stops current wallet rescan triggered by an RPC call, e.g. by an importprivkey call.

Note: Use "getwalletinfo" to query the scanning progress.

Result

true|false    (boolean) Whether the abort was successful

Examples

Import a private key
> bitcoin-cli importprivkey "mykey"

Abort the running wallet rescan
> bitcoin-cli abortrescan 

As a JSON-RPC call
> curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id": "curltest", "method": "abortrescan", "params": []}' -H 'content-type: text/plain;' http://127.0.0.1:8332/