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Nodeos Command Line Reference

Nodeos Application Options:

Config Options for eosio::chain_plugin:

--blocks-dir arg (="blocks") the location of the blocks directory
(absolute path or relative to
application data dir)
--protocol-features-dir arg (="protocol_features")
the location of the protocol_features
directory (absolute path or relative to
application config dir)
--checkpoint arg Pairs of [BLOCK_NUM,BLOCK_ID] that
should be enforced as checkpoints.
--wasm-runtime runtime Override default WASM runtime
--abi-serializer-max-time-ms arg (=15)
Override default maximum ABI
serialization time allowed in ms
--chain-state-db-size-mb arg (=1024) Maximum size (in MiB) of the chain
state database
--chain-state-db-guard-size-mb arg (=128)
Safely shut down node when free space
remaining in the chain state database
drops below this size (in MiB).
--reversible-blocks-db-size-mb arg (=340)
Maximum size (in MiB) of the reversible
blocks database
--reversible-blocks-db-guard-size-mb arg (=2)
Safely shut down node when free space
remaining in the reverseible blocks
database drops below this size (in
MiB).
--signature-cpu-billable-pct arg (=50)
Percentage of actual signature recovery
cpu to bill. Whole number percentages,
e.g. 50 for 50%
--chain-threads arg (=2) Number of worker threads in controller
thread pool
--contracts-console print contract's output to console
--actor-whitelist arg Account added to actor whitelist (may
specify multiple times)
--actor-blacklist arg Account added to actor blacklist (may
specify multiple times)
--contract-whitelist arg Contract account added to contract
whitelist (may specify multiple times)
--contract-blacklist arg Contract account added to contract
blacklist (may specify multiple times)
--action-blacklist arg Action (in the form code::action) added
to action blacklist (may specify
multiple times)
--key-blacklist arg Public key added to blacklist of keys
that should not be included in
authorities (may specify multiple
times)
--sender-bypass-whiteblacklist arg Deferred transactions sent by accounts
in this list do not have any of the
subjective whitelist/blacklist checks
applied to them (may specify multiple
times)
--read-mode arg (=speculative) Database read mode ("speculative",
"head", "read-only", "irreversible").
In "speculative" mode: database
contains state changes by transactions
in the blockchain up to the head block
as well as some transactions not yet
included in the blockchain.
In "head" mode: database contains state
changes by only transactions in the
blockchain up to the head block;
transactions received by the node are
relayed if valid.
In "read-only" mode: (DEPRECATED: see
p2p-accept-transactions &
api-accept-transactions) database
contains state changes by only
transactions in the blockchain up to
the head block; transactions received
via the P2P network are not relayed and
transactions cannot be pushed via the
chain API.
In "irreversible" mode: database
contains state changes by only
transactions in the blockchain up to
the last irreversible block;
transactions received via the P2P
network are not relayed and
transactions cannot be pushed via the
chain API.
--api-accept-transactions arg (=1) Allow API transactions to be evaluated
and relayed if valid.
--validation-mode arg (=full) Chain validation mode ("full" or
"light").
In "full" mode all incoming blocks will
be fully validated.
In "light" mode all incoming blocks
headers will be fully validated;
transactions in those validated blocks
will be trusted
--disable-ram-billing-notify-checks Disable the check which subjectively
fails a transaction if a contract bills
more RAM to another account within the
context of a notification handler (i.e.
when the receiver is not the code of
the action).
--maximum-variable-signature-length arg (=16384)
Subjectively limit the maximum length
of variable components in a variable
legnth signature to this size in bytes
--trusted-producer arg Indicate a producer whose blocks
headers signed by it will be fully
validated, but transactions in those
validated blocks will be trusted.
--database-map-mode arg (=mapped) Database map mode ("mapped", "heap", or
"locked").
In "mapped" mode database is memory
mapped as a file.
In "heap" mode database is preloaded in
to swappable memory.
In "locked" mode database is preloaded
and locked in to memory.

Command Line Options for eosio::chain_plugin:

--genesis-json arg File to read Genesis State from
--genesis-timestamp arg override the initial timestamp in the
Genesis State file
--print-genesis-json extract genesis_state from blocks.log
as JSON, print to console, and exit
--extract-genesis-json arg extract genesis_state from blocks.log
as JSON, write into specified file, and
exit
--print-build-info print build environment information to
console as JSON and exit
--extract-build-info arg extract build environment information
as JSON, write into specified file, and
exit
--fix-reversible-blocks recovers reversible block database if
that database is in a bad state
--force-all-checks do not skip any checks that can be
skipped while replaying irreversible
blocks
--disable-replay-opts disable optimizations that specifically
target replay
--replay-blockchain clear chain state database and replay
all blocks
--hard-replay-blockchain clear chain state database, recover as
many blocks as possible from the block
log, and then replay those blocks
--delete-all-blocks clear chain state database and block
log
--truncate-at-block arg (=0) stop hard replay / block log recovery
at this block number (if set to
non-zero number)
--import-reversible-blocks arg replace reversible block database with
blocks imported from specified file and
then exit
--export-reversible-blocks arg export reversible block database in
portable format into specified file and
then exit
--snapshot arg File to read Snapshot State from

Config Options for eosio::history_plugin:

-f [ --filter-on ] arg Track actions which match
receiver:action:actor. Actor may be
blank to include all. Action and Actor
both blank allows all from Recieiver.
Receiver may not be blank.
-F [ --filter-out ] arg Do not track actions which match
receiver:action:actor. Action and Actor
both blank excludes all from Reciever.
Actor blank excludes all from
reciever:action. Receiver may not be
blank.

Config Options for eosio::http_client_plugin:

--https-client-root-cert arg PEM encoded trusted root certificate
(or path to file containing one) used
to validate any TLS connections made.
(may specify multiple times)
--https-client-validate-peers arg (=1)
true: validate that the peer
certificates are valid and trusted,
false: ignore cert errors

Config Options for eosio::http_plugin:

--unix-socket-path arg The filename (relative to data-dir) to
create a unix socket for HTTP RPC; set
blank to disable.
--http-server-address arg (=127.0.0.1:8888)
The local IP and port to listen for
incoming http connections; set blank to
disable.
--https-server-address arg The local IP and port to listen for
incoming https connections; leave blank
to disable.
--https-certificate-chain-file arg Filename with the certificate chain to
present on https connections. PEM
format. Required for https.
--https-private-key-file arg Filename with https private key in PEM
format. Required for https
--https-ecdh-curve arg (=secp384r1) Configure https ECDH curve to use:
secp384r1 or prime256v1
--access-control-allow-origin arg Specify the Access-Control-Allow-Origin
to be returned on each request.
--access-control-allow-headers arg Specify the Access-Control-Allow-Header
s to be returned on each request.
--access-control-max-age arg Specify the Access-Control-Max-Age to
be returned on each request.
--access-control-allow-credentials Specify if Access-Control-Allow-Credent
ials: true should be returned on each
request.
--max-body-size arg (=1048576) The maximum body size in bytes allowed
for incoming RPC requests
--http-max-bytes-in-flight-mb arg (=500)
Maximum size in megabytes http_plugin
should use for processing http
requests. 503 error response when
exceeded.
--http-max-response-time-ms arg (=30) Maximum time for processing a request.
--verbose-http-errors Append the error log to HTTP responses
--http-validate-host arg (=1) If set to false, then any incoming
"Host" header is considered valid
--http-alias arg Additionaly acceptable values for the
"Host" header of incoming HTTP
requests, can be specified multiple
times. Includes http/s_server_address
by default.
--http-threads arg (=2) Number of worker threads in http thread
pool

Config Options for eosio::login_plugin:

--max-login-requests arg (=1000000) The maximum number of pending login
requests
--max-login-timeout arg (=60) The maximum timeout for pending login
requests (in seconds)

Config Options for eosio::mongo_db_plugin:

-q [ --mongodb-queue-size ] arg (=1024)
The target queue size between nodeos
and MongoDB plugin thread.
--mongodb-abi-cache-size arg (=2048) The maximum size of the abi cache for
serializing data.
--mongodb-wipe Required with --replay-blockchain,
--hard-replay-blockchain, or
--delete-all-blocks to wipe mongo
db.This option required to prevent
accidental wipe of mongo db.
--mongodb-block-start arg (=0) If specified then only abi data pushed
to mongodb until specified block is
reached.
-m [ --mongodb-uri ] arg MongoDB URI connection string, see:
https://docs.mongodb.com/master/referen
ce/connection-string/. If not specified
then plugin is disabled. Default
database 'EOS' is used if not specified
in URI. Example: mongodb://127.0.0.1:27
017/EOS
--mongodb-update-via-block-num arg (=0)
Update blocks/block_state with latest
via block number so that duplicates are
overwritten.
--mongodb-store-blocks arg (=1) Enables storing blocks in mongodb.
--mongodb-store-block-states arg (=1) Enables storing block state in mongodb.
--mongodb-store-transactions arg (=1) Enables storing transactions in
mongodb.
--mongodb-store-transaction-traces arg (=1)
Enables storing transaction traces in
mongodb.
--mongodb-store-action-traces arg (=1)
Enables storing action traces in
mongodb.
--mongodb-expire-after-seconds arg (=0)
Enables expiring data in mongodb after
a specified number of seconds.
--mongodb-filter-on arg Track actions which match
receiver:action:actor. Receiver,
Action, & Actor may be blank to include
all. i.e. eosio:: or :transfer: Use *
or leave unspecified to include all.
--mongodb-filter-out arg Do not track actions which match
receiver:action:actor. Receiver,
Action, & Actor may be blank to exclude
all.

Config Options for eosio::net_plugin:

--p2p-listen-endpoint arg (=0.0.0.0:9876)
The actual host:port used to listen for
incoming p2p connections.
--p2p-server-address arg An externally accessible host:port for
identifying this node. Defaults to
p2p-listen-endpoint.
--p2p-peer-address arg The public endpoint of a peer node to
connect to. Use multiple
p2p-peer-address options as needed to
compose a network.
Syntax: host:port[:<trx>|<blk>]
The optional 'trx' and 'blk'
indicates to node that only
transactions 'trx' or blocks 'blk'
should be sent. Examples:
p2p.eos.io:9876
p2p.trx.eos.io:9876:trx
p2p.blk.eos.io:9876:blk
--p2p-max-nodes-per-host arg (=1) Maximum number of client nodes from any
single IP address
--p2p-accept-transactions arg (=1) Allow transactions received over p2p
network to be evaluated and relayed if
valid.
--agent-name arg (="EOS Test Agent") The name supplied to identify this node
amongst the peers.
--allowed-connection arg (=any) Can be 'any' or 'producers' or
'specified' or 'none'. If 'specified',
peer-key must be specified at least
once. If only 'producers', peer-key is
not required. 'producers' and
'specified' may be combined.
--peer-key arg Optional public key of peer allowed to
connect. May be used multiple times.
--peer-private-key arg Tuple of [PublicKey, WIF private key]
(may specify multiple times)
--max-clients arg (=25) Maximum number of clients from which
connections are accepted, use 0 for no
limit
--connection-cleanup-period arg (=30) number of seconds to wait before
cleaning up dead connections
--max-cleanup-time-msec arg (=10) max connection cleanup time per cleanup
call in millisec
--net-threads arg (=2) Number of worker threads in net_plugin
thread pool
--sync-fetch-span arg (=100) number of blocks to retrieve in a chunk
from any individual peer during
synchronization
--use-socket-read-watermark arg (=0) Enable experimental socket read
watermark optimization
--peer-log-format arg (=["${_name}" ${_ip}:${_port}])
The string used to format peers when
logging messages about them. Variables
are escaped with ${<variable name>}.
Available Variables:
_name self-reported name
_id self-reported ID (64 hex
characters)
_sid first 8 characters of
_peer.id
_ip remote IP address of peer
_port remote port number of peer
_lip local IP address connected to
peer
_lport local port number connected
to peer

Config Options for eosio::producer_plugin:

-e [ --enable-stale-production ] Enable block production, even if the
chain is stale.
-x [ --pause-on-startup ] Start this node in a state where
production is paused
--max-transaction-time arg (=30) Limits the maximum time (in
milliseconds) that is allowed a pushed
transaction's code to execute before
being considered invalid
--max-irreversible-block-age arg (=-1)
Limits the maximum age (in seconds) of
the DPOS Irreversible Block for a chain
this node will produce blocks on (use
negative value to indicate unlimited)
-p [ --producer-name ] arg ID of producer controlled by this node
(e.g. inita; may specify multiple
times)
--private-key arg (DEPRECATED - Use signature-provider
instead) Tuple of [public key, WIF
private key] (may specify multiple
times)
--signature-provider arg (=EOS6MRyAjQq8ud7hVNYcfnVPJqcVpscN5So8BhtHuGYqET5GDW5CV=KEY:5KQwrPbwdL6PhXujxW37FSSQZ1JiwsST4cqQzDeyXtP79zkvFD3)
Key=Value pairs in the form
<public-key>=<provider-spec>
Where:
<public-key> is a string form of
a vaild EOSIO public
key
<provider-spec> is a string in the
form <provider-type>
:<data>
<provider-type> is KEY, or KEOSD
KEY:<data> is a string form of
a valid EOSIO
private key which
maps to the provided
public key
KEOSD:<data> is the URL where
keosd is available
and the approptiate
wallet(s) are
unlocked
--keosd-provider-timeout arg (=5) Limits the maximum time (in
milliseconds) that is allowed for
sending blocks to a keosd provider for
signing
--greylist-account arg account that can not access to extended
CPU/NET virtual resources
--greylist-limit arg (=1000) Limit (between 1 and 1000) on the
multiple that CPU/NET virtual resources
can extend during low usage (only
enforced subjectively; use 1000 to not
enforce any limit)
--produce-time-offset-us arg (=0) Offset of non last block producing time
in microseconds. Valid range 0 ..
-block_time_interval.
--last-block-time-offset-us arg (=-200000)
Offset of last block producing time in
microseconds. Valid range 0 ..
-block_time_interval.
--cpu-effort-percent arg (=80) Percentage of cpu block production time
used to produce block. Whole number
percentages, e.g. 80 for 80%
--last-block-cpu-effort-percent arg (=80)
Percentage of cpu block production time
used to produce last block. Whole
number percentages, e.g. 80 for 80%
--max-block-cpu-usage-threshold-us arg (=5000)
Threshold of CPU block production to
consider block full; when within
threshold of max-block-cpu-usage block
can be produced immediately
--max-block-net-usage-threshold-bytes arg (=1024)
Threshold of NET block production to
consider block full; when within
threshold of max-block-net-usage block
can be produced immediately
--max-scheduled-transaction-time-per-block-ms arg (=100)
Maximum wall-clock time, in
milliseconds, spent retiring scheduled
transactions in any block before
returning to normal transaction
processing.
--subjective-cpu-leeway-us arg (=31000)
Time in microseconds allowed for a
transaction that starts with
insufficient CPU quota to complete and
cover its CPU usage.
--incoming-defer-ratio arg (=1) ratio between incoming transactions and
deferred transactions when both are
queued for execution
--incoming-transaction-queue-size-mb arg (=1024)
Maximum size (in MiB) of the incoming
transaction queue. Exceeding this value
will subjectively drop transaction with
resource exhaustion.
--producer-threads arg (=2) Number of worker threads in producer
thread pool
--snapshots-dir arg (="snapshots") the location of the snapshots directory
(absolute path or relative to
application data dir)

Config Options for eosio::state_history_plugin:

--state-history-dir arg (="state-history")
the location of the state-history
directory (absolute path or relative to
application data dir)
--trace-history enable trace history
--chain-state-history enable chain state history
--state-history-endpoint arg (=127.0.0.1:8080)
the endpoint upon which to listen for
incoming connections. Caution: only
expose this port to your internal
network.
--trace-history-debug-mode enable debug mode for trace history

Command Line Options for eosio::state_history_plugin:

--delete-state-history clear state history files

Config Options for eosio::trace_api_plugin:

--trace-dir arg (="traces") the location of the trace directory
(absolute path or relative to
application data dir)
--trace-slice-stride arg (=10000) the number of blocks each "slice" of
trace data will contain on the
filesystem
--trace-minimum-irreversible-history-blocks arg (=-1)
Number of blocks to ensure are kept
past LIB for retrieval before "slice"
files can be automatically removed.
A value of -1 indicates that automatic
removal of "slice" files will be turned
off.
--trace-minimum-uncompressed-irreversible-history-blocks arg (=-1)
Number of blocks to ensure are
uncompressed past LIB. Compressed
"slice" files are still accessible but
may carry a performance loss on
retrieval
A value of -1 indicates that automatic
compression of "slice" files will be
turned off.
--trace-rpc-abi arg ABIs used when decoding trace RPC
responses.
There must be at least one ABI
specified OR the flag trace-no-abis
must be used.
ABIs are specified as "Key=Value" pairs
in the form <account-name>=<abi-def>
Where <abi-def> can be:
an absolute path to a file
containing a valid JSON-encoded ABI
a relative path from `data-dir` to a
file containing a valid JSON-encoded
ABI
--trace-no-abis Use to indicate that the RPC responses
will not use ABIs.
Failure to specify this option when
there are no trace-rpc-abi
configuations will result in an Error.
This option is mutually exclusive with
trace-rpc-api

Config Options for eosio::txn_test_gen_plugin:

--txn-reference-block-lag arg (=0) Lag in number of blocks from the head
block when selecting the reference
block for transactions (-1 means Last
Irreversible Block)
--txn-test-gen-threads arg (=2) Number of worker threads in
txn_test_gen thread pool
--txn-test-gen-account-prefix arg (=txn.test.)
Prefix to use for accounts generated
and used by this plugin

Application Config Options:

--plugin arg Plugin(s) to enable, may be specified
multiple times

Application Command Line Options:

-h [ --help ] Print this help message and exit.
-v [ --version ] Print version information.
--full-version Print full version information.
--print-default-config Print default configuration template
-d [ --data-dir ] arg Directory containing program runtime
data
--config-dir arg Directory containing configuration
files such as config.ini
-c [ --config ] arg (=config.ini) Configuration file name relative to
config-dir
-l [ --logconf ] arg (=logging.json) Logging configuration file name/path
for library users
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