decodescript (rawtransactions command)

Bitcoin Core 25.1 RPC

decodescript "hexstring"

Decode a hex-encoded script.

Arguments

1. hexstring    (string, required) the hex-encoded script

Result

{                             (json object)
  "asm" : "str",              (string) Script public key
  "desc" : "str",             (string) Inferred descriptor for the script
  "type" : "str",             (string) The output type (e.g. nonstandard, pubkey, pubkeyhash, scripthash, multisig, nulldata, witness_v0_scripthash, witness_v0_keyhash, witness_v1_taproot, witness_unknown)
  "address" : "str",          (string, optional) The Bitcoin address (only if a well-defined address exists)
  "p2sh" : "str",             (string, optional) address of P2SH script wrapping this redeem script (not returned for types that should not be wrapped)
  "segwit" : {                (json object, optional) Result of a witness script public key wrapping this redeem script (not returned for types that should not be wrapped)
    "asm" : "str",            (string) String representation of the script public key
    "hex" : "hex",            (string) Hex string of the script public key
    "type" : "str",           (string) The type of the script public key (e.g. witness_v0_keyhash or witness_v0_scripthash)
    "address" : "str",        (string, optional) The Bitcoin address (only if a well-defined address exists)
    "desc" : "str",           (string) Inferred descriptor for the script
    "p2sh-segwit" : "str"     (string) address of the P2SH script wrapping this witness redeem script
  }
}

Examples

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