abandontransaction (wallet command)

Bitcoin Core 24.1 RPC

abandontransaction "txid"

Mark in-wallet transaction <txid> as abandoned

This will mark this transaction and all its in-wallet descendants as abandoned which will allow

for their inputs to be respent. It can be used to replace "stuck" or evicted transactions.

It only works on transactions which are not included in a block and are not currently in the mempool.

It has no effect on transactions which are already abandoned.


1. txid    (string, required) The transaction id


null    (json null)


> bitcoin-cli abandontransaction "1075db55d416d3ca199f55b6084e2115b9345e16c5cf302fc80e9d5fbf5d48d"
> curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id": "curltest", "method": "abandontransaction", "params": ["1075db55d416d3ca199f55b6084e2115b9345e16c5cf302fc80e9d5fbf5d48d"]}' -H 'content-type: text/plain;'