lightning-newaddr – Command for generating a new address to be used by c-lightning

SYNOPSIS

newaddr [ addresstype ]

DESCRIPTION

The newaddr RPC command generates a new address which can subsequently be used to fund channels managed by the c-lightning node.

The funding transaction needs to be confirmed before funds can be used.

addresstype specifies the type of address wanted; i.e. p2sh-segwit (e.g. 2MxaozoqWwiUcuD9KKgUSrLFDafLqimT9Ta on bitcoin testnet or 3MZxzq3jBSKNQ2e7dzneo9hy4FvNzmMmt3 on bitcoin mainnet) or bech32 ‘ (e.g. tb1qu9j4lg5f9rgjyfhvfd905vw46eg39czmktxqgg on bitcoin testnet or bc1qwqdg6squsna38e46795at95yu9atm8azzmyvckulcc7kytlcckxswvvzej on bitcoin mainnet). The special value ‘all generates both address types for the same underlying key.

If not specified the address generated is bech32.

RETURN VALUE

On success, a bech32 address and/or a p2sh-segwit address will be returned.

ERRORS

If an unrecognized address type is requested an error message will be returned.

AUTHOR

Felix <fixone@gmail.com> is mainly responsible.

SEE ALSO

lightning-listfunds(7), lightning-fundchannel(7), lightning-withdraw(7)