loadwallet (wallet command)

Bitcoin Core 25.0 RPC

loadwallet "filename" ( load_on_startup )

Loads a wallet from a wallet file or directory.

Note that all wallet command-line options used when starting bitcoind will be

applied to the new wallet.

Arguments

1. filename           (string, required) The wallet directory or .dat file.
2. load_on_startup    (boolean, optional) Save wallet name to persistent settings and load on startup. True to add wallet to startup list, false to remove, null to leave unchanged.

Result

{                       (json object)
  "name" : "str",       (string) The wallet name if loaded successfully.
  "warning" : "str",    (string, optional) Warning messages, if any, related to loading the wallet. Multiple messages will be delimited by newlines. (DEPRECATED, returned only if config option -deprecatedrpc=walletwarningfield is passed.)
  "warnings" : [        (json array, optional) Warning messages, if any, related to loading the wallet.
    "str",              (string)
    ...
  ]
}

Examples

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