litecoind(1) peer-to-peer network based anonymous digital currency




litecoind [options]

litecoind [options] <command> [params] # Send command to -server or litecoind

litecoind [options] help # List commands

litecoind [options] help <command> # Get help for a command


Specify configuration file (default: litecoin.conf)
Specify pid file (default:
Generate coins
Don't generate coins
Specify data directory
Set database cache size in megabytes (default: 25)
Set database disk log size in megabytes (default: 100)
Specify connection timeout (in milliseconds)
Connect through socks proxy
Select the version of socks proxy to use (4-5, default: 5)
Use proxy to reach tor hidden services (default: same as -proxy)
Allow DNS lookups for -addnode, -seednode and -connect
Listen for connections on <port> (default: 9333 or testnet: 19333)
Maintain at most <n> connections to peers (default: 125)
Add a node to connect to and attempt to keep the connection open
Connect only to the specified node(s)
Connect to a node to retrieve peer addresses, and disconnect
Specify your own public address
Only connect to nodes in network <net> (IPv4, IPv6 or Tor)
Discover own IP address (default: 1 when listening and no -externalip)
Find peers using internet relay chat (default: 0)
Accept connections from outside (default: 1 if no -proxy or -connect)
Bind to given address. Use [host]:port notation for IPv6
Find peers using DNS lookup (default: 1 unless -connect)
Threshold for disconnecting misbehaving peers (default: 100)
Number of seconds to keep misbehaving peers from reconnecting (default: 86400)
Maximum per-connection receive buffer, <n>*1000 bytes (default: 5000)
Maximum per-connection send buffer, <n>*1000 bytes (default: 1000)
Use UPnP to map the listening port (default: 0)
Detach block and address databases. Increases shutdown time (default: 0)
Fee per KB to add to transactions you send
When creating transactions, ignore inputs with value less than this (default: 0.0001)
Run in the background as a daemon and accept commands
Use the test network
Output extra debugging information. Implies all other -debug* options
Output extra network debugging information
Prepend debug output with timestamp
Send trace/debug info to console instead of debug.log file
Username for JSON-RPC connections
Password for JSON-RPC connections
Listen for JSON-RPC connections on <port> (default: 9332)
Allow JSON-RPC connections from specified IP address
Send commands to node running on <ip> (default:
Execute command when the best block changes (%s in cmd is replaced by block hash)
Upgrade wallet to latest format
Set key pool size to <n> (default: 100)
Rescan the block chain for missing wallet transactions
How many blocks to check at startup (default: 2500, 0 = all)
How thorough the block verification is (0-6, default: 1)
Imports blocks from external blk000?.dat file
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SSL options: (see the Litecoin Wiki for SSL setup instructions)

Use OpenSSL (https) for JSON-RPC connections
Server certificate file (default: server.cert)
Server private key (default: server.pem)
Acceptable ciphers (default: TLSv1+HIGH:!SSLv2:!aNULL:!eNULL:!AH:!3DES:@STRENGTH)