lightning-delpay – Command for removing a completed or failed payment

SYNOPSIS

delpay payment_hash status

DESCRIPTION

The delpay RPC command deletes a payment with the given payment_hash if its status is either complete or failed. Deleting a pending payment is an error.

  • payment_hash: The unique identifier of a payment.
  • status: Expected status of the payment. Only deletes if the payment status matches.

EXAMPLE JSON REQUEST

{
  "id": 82,
  "method": "delpay",
  "params": {
    "payment_hash": "4fa2f1b001067ec06d7f95b8695b8acd9ef04c1b4d1110e3b94e1fa0687bb1e0",
    "status": "complete"
  }
}

RETURN VALUE

The returned format is the same as lightning-listsendpays(7). If the payment is a multi-part payment (MPP) the command return a list of payments will be returned – one payment object for each partid.

On success, an object containing payments is returned. It is an array of objects, where each object contains:

  • id (u64): unique ID for this payment attempt
  • payment_hash (hex): the hash of the payment_preimage which will prove payment (always 64 characters)
  • status (string): status of the payment (one of “pending”, “failed”, “complete”)
  • amount_sent_msat (msat): the amount we actually sent, including fees
  • created_at (u64): the UNIX timestamp showing when this payment was initiated
  • partid (u64, optional): unique ID within this (multi-part) payment
  • destination (pubkey, optional): the final destination of the payment if known
  • amount_msat (msat, optional): the amount the destination received, if known
  • payment_preimage (hex, optional): proof of payment (always 64 characters)
  • label (string, optional): the label, if given to sendpay
  • bolt11 (string, optional): the bolt11 string (if pay supplied one)
  • bolt12 (string, optional): the bolt12 string (if supplied for pay: experimental-offers only).
  • erroronion (hex, optional): the error onion returned on failure, if any.

On failure, an error is returned. If the lightning process fails before responding, the caller should use lightning-listsentpays(7) or lightning-listpays(7) to query whether this payment was deleted or not.

The following error codes may occur:

  • -32602: Parameter missed or malformed;
  • 211: Payment status mismatch. Check the correct status via paystatus;
  • 208: Payment with payment_hash not found.

EXAMPLE JSON RESPONSE

{
   "payments": [
      {
         "id": 2,
         "payment_hash": "8dfd6538eeb33811c9114a75f792a143728d7f05643f38c3d574d3097e8910c0",
         "destination": "0219f8900ee78a89f050c24d8b69492954f9fdbabed753710845eb75d3a75a5880",
         "msatoshi": 1000,
         "amount_msat": "1000msat",
         "msatoshi_sent": 1000,
         "amount_sent_msat": "1000msat",
         "created_at": 1596224858,
         "status": "complete",
         "payment_preimage": "35bd4e2b481a1a84a22215b5372672cf81460a671816960ddb206464359e1822",
         "bolt11": "lntb10n1p0jga20pp53h7k2w8wkvuprjg3ff6l0y4pgdeg6lc9vsln3s74wnfsjl5fzrqqdqdw3jhxazldahx2xqyjw5qcqp2sp5wut5jnhr6n7jd5747ky2g5flmw7hgx9yjnqzu60ps2jf6f7tc0us9qy9qsqu2a0k37nckl62005p69xavlkydkvhnypk4dphffy4x09zltwh9437ad7xkl83tefdarzhu5t30ju5s56wlrg97qkx404pq3srfc425cq3ke9af"
      }
   ]
}

AUTHOR

Vincenzo Palazzo <vincenzo.palazzo@protonmail.com> is mainly responsible.

SEE ALSO

lightning-listpays(7), lightning-listsendpays(7), lightning-paystatus(7).

RESOURCES

Main web site: https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning comment: # ( SHA256STAMP:59b05702a120f92395c71c392d934ccfba343f5ffa98cfc715c657d312d457c2)