invalidateblock (hidden command)

Bitcoin Core 24.2 RPC

invalidateblock "blockhash"

Permanently marks a block as invalid, as if it violated a consensus rule.

Arguments

1. blockhash    (string, required) the hash of the block to mark as invalid

Result

null    (json null)

Examples

> bitcoin-cli invalidateblock "blockhash"
> curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id": "curltest", "method": "invalidateblock", "params": ["blockhash"]}' -H 'content-type: text/plain;' http://127.0.0.1:8332/