Account

Manage your account, keys, and metadata

celocli account:authorize

Keep your locked Gold more secure by authorizing alternative keys to be used for signing attestations, voting, or validating. By doing so, you can continue to participate in the protocol while keeping the key with access to your locked Gold in cold storage. You must include a "proof-of-possession" of the key being authorized, which can be generated with the "account:proof-of-possession" command.

Keep your locked Gold more secure by authorizing alternative keys to be used for signing attestations, voting, or validating. By doing so, you can continue to participate in the protocol while keeping the key with access to your locked Gold in cold storage. You must include a "proof-of-possession" of the key being authorized, which can be generated with the "account:proof-of-possession" command.
USAGE
$ celocli account:authorize
OPTIONS
-r, --role=vote|validator|attestation (required) Role to delegate
--blsKey=0x The BLS public key that the
validator is using for consensus,
should pass proof of possession.
96 bytes.
--blsPop=0x The BLS public key
proof-of-possession, which
consists of a signature on the
account address. 48 bytes.
--from=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Account Address
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--signature=0x (required) Signature (a.k.a
proof-of-possession) of the
signer key
--signer=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Account Address
EXAMPLES
authorize --from 0x5409ED021D9299bf6814279A6A1411A7e866A631 --role vote --signer
0x6ecbe1db9ef729cbe972c83fb886247691fb6beb --signature
0x1b9fca4bbb5bfb1dbe69ef1cddbd9b4202dcb6b134c5170611e1e36ecfa468d7b46c85328d504934fce6
c2a1571603a50ae224d2b32685e84d4d1a1eebad8452eb
authorize --from 0x5409ED021D9299bf6814279A6A1411A7e866A631 --role validator --signer
0x6ecbe1db9ef729cbe972c83fb886247691fb6beb --signature
0x1b9fca4bbb5bfb1dbe69ef1cddbd9b4202dcb6b134c5170611e1e36ecfa468d7b46c85328d504934fce6
c2a1571603a50ae224d2b32685e84d4d1a1eebad8452eb --blsKey
0x4fa3f67fc913878b068d1fa1cdddc54913d3bf988dbe5a36a20fa888f20d4894c408a6773f3d7bde1115
4f2a3076b700d345a42fd25a0e5e83f4db5586ac7979ac2053cd95d8f2efd3e959571ceccaa743e02cf4be
3f5d7aaddb0b06fc9aff00 --blsPop
0xcdb77255037eb68897cd487fdd85388cbda448f617f874449d4b11588b0b7ad8ddc20d9bb450b513bb35
664ea3923900

See code: src/commands/account/authorize.ts

celocli account:balance ADDRESS

View Celo Stables and CELO balances for an address

View Celo Stables and CELO balances for an address
USAGE
$ celocli account:balance ADDRESS
OPTIONS
--erc20Address=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d Address of generic ERC-20
token to also check balance
for
--globalHelp View all available global
flags
EXAMPLES
balance 0x5409ed021d9299bf6814279a6a1411a7e866a631
balance 0x5409ed021d9299bf6814279a6a1411a7e866a631 --erc20Address
0x765DE816845861e75A25fCA122bb6898B8B1282a

See code: src/commands/account/balance.ts

celocli account:claim-account FILE

Claim another account, and optionally its public key, and add the claim to a local metadata file

Claim another account, and optionally its public key, and add the claim to a local metadata file
USAGE
$ celocli account:claim-account FILE
ARGUMENTS
FILE Path of the metadata file
OPTIONS
--address=address (required) The address of the
account you want to claim
--from=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Address of the account
to set metadata for or an
authorized signer for the address
in the metadata
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--publicKey=publicKey The public key of the account that
others may use to send you
encrypted messages
EXAMPLE
claim-account ~/metadata.json --address 0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d
--from 0x47e172F6CfB6c7D01C1574fa3E2Be7CC73269D95

See code: src/commands/account/claim-account.ts

celocli account:claim-attestation-service-url FILE

Claim the URL of the attestation service and add the claim to a local metadata file

Claim the URL of the attestation service and add the claim to a local metadata file
USAGE
$ celocli account:claim-attestation-service-url FILE
ARGUMENTS
FILE Path of the metadata file
OPTIONS
--force Ignore URL validity checks
--from=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Address of the account
to set metadata for or an
authorized signer for the address
in the metadata
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--url=https://www.celo.org (required) The URL you want to
claim. Should begin http://
EXAMPLE
claim-attestation-service-url ~/metadata.json --url https://test.com/myurl --from
0x47e172F6CfB6c7D01C1574fa3E2Be7CC73269D95

See code: src/commands/account/claim-attestation-service-url.ts

celocli account:claim-domain FILE

Claim a domain and add the claim to a local metadata file

Claim a domain and add the claim to a local metadata file
USAGE
$ celocli account:claim-domain FILE
ARGUMENTS
FILE Path of the metadata file
OPTIONS
--domain=domain (required) The domain you want to
claim
--from=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Address of the account
to set metadata for or an
authorized signer for the address
in the metadata
--globalHelp View all available global flags
EXAMPLE
claim-domain ~/metadata.json --domain test.com --from
0x47e172F6CfB6c7D01C1574fa3E2Be7CC73269D95

See code: src/commands/account/claim-domain.ts

celocli account:claim-keybase FILE

Claim a keybase username and add the claim to a local metadata file

Claim a keybase username and add the claim to a local metadata file
USAGE
$ celocli account:claim-keybase FILE
ARGUMENTS
FILE Path of the metadata file
OPTIONS
--from=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Address of the account
to set metadata for or an
authorized signer for the address
in the metadata
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--username=username (required) The keybase username you
want to claim
EXAMPLE
claim-keybase ~/metadata.json --from 0x47e172F6CfB6c7D01C1574fa3E2Be7CC73269D95
--username myusername

See code: src/commands/account/claim-keybase.ts

celocli account:claim-name FILE

Claim a name and add the claim to a local metadata file

Claim a name and add the claim to a local metadata file
USAGE
$ celocli account:claim-name FILE
ARGUMENTS
FILE Path of the metadata file
OPTIONS
--from=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Address of the account
to set metadata for or an
authorized signer for the address
in the metadata
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--name=name (required) The name you want to
claim
EXAMPLE
claim-name ~/metadata.json --from 0x47e172F6CfB6c7D01C1574fa3E2Be7CC73269D95 --name
myname

See code: src/commands/account/claim-name.ts

celocli account:claim-storage FILE

Claim a storage root and add the claim to a local metadata file

Claim a storage root and add the claim to a local metadata file
USAGE
$ celocli account:claim-storage FILE
ARGUMENTS
FILE Path of the metadata file
OPTIONS
--from=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Address of the account
to set metadata for or an
authorized signer for the address
in the metadata
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--url=https://www.celo.org (required) The URL of the storage
root you want to claim
EXAMPLE
claim-storage ~/metadata.json --url http://test.com/myurl --from
0x47e172F6CfB6c7D01C1574fa3E2Be7CC73269D95

See code: src/commands/account/claim-storage.ts

celocli account:create-metadata FILE

Create an empty identity metadata file. Use this metadata file to store claims attesting to ownership of off-chain resources. Claims can be generated with the account:claim-* commands.

Create an empty identity metadata file. Use this metadata file to store claims attesting to ownership of off-chain resources. Claims can be generated with the account:claim-* commands.
USAGE
$ celocli account:create-metadata FILE
ARGUMENTS
FILE Path where the metadata should be saved
OPTIONS
--from=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Address of the account
to set metadata for or an
authorized signer for the address
in the metadata
--globalHelp View all available global flags
EXAMPLE
create-metadata ~/metadata.json --from 0x47e172F6CfB6c7D01C1574fa3E2Be7CC73269D95

See code: src/commands/account/create-metadata.ts

celocli account:get-metadata ADDRESS

Show information about an address. Retreives the metadata URL for an account from the on-chain, then fetches the metadata file off-chain and verifies proofs as able.

Show information about an address. Retreives the metadata URL for an account from the on-chain, then fetches the metadata file off-chain and verifies proofs as able.
USAGE
$ celocli account:get-metadata ADDRESS
ARGUMENTS
ADDRESS Address to get metadata for
OPTIONS
-x, --extended show extra columns
--columns=columns only show provided columns (comma-separated)
--csv output is csv format [alias: --output=csv]
--filter=filter filter property by partial string matching, ex: name=foo
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--no-header hide table header from output
--no-truncate do not truncate output to fit screen
--output=csv|json|yaml output in a more machine friendly format
--sort=sort property to sort by (prepend '-' for descending)
EXAMPLE
get-metadata 0x97f7333c51897469E8D98E7af8653aAb468050a3

See code: src/commands/account/get-metadata.ts

celocli account:list

List the addresses from the node and the local instance

List the addresses from the node and the local instance
USAGE
$ celocli account:list
OPTIONS
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--local If set, only show local and hardware wallet accounts. Use no-local to
only show keystore addresses.

See code: src/commands/account/list.ts

celocli account:lock ACCOUNT

Lock an account which was previously unlocked

Lock an account which was previously unlocked
USAGE
$ celocli account:lock ACCOUNT
ARGUMENTS
ACCOUNT Account address
OPTIONS
--globalHelp View all available global flags
EXAMPLE
lock 0x5409ed021d9299bf6814279a6a1411a7e866a631

See code: src/commands/account/lock.ts

celocli account:new

Creates a new account locally using the Celo Derivation Path (m/44'/52752'/0/changeIndex/addressIndex) and print out the key information. Save this information for local transaction signing or import into a Celo node. Ledger: this command has been tested swapping mnemonics with the Ledger successfully (only supports english)

Creates a new account locally using the Celo Derivation Path (m/44'/52752'/0/changeIndex/addressIndex) and print out the key information. Save this information for local transaction signing or import into a Celo node. Ledger: this command has been tested swapping mnemonics with the Ledger successfully (only supports english)
USAGE
$ celocli account:new
OPTIONS
--addressIndex=addressIndex
Choose the address index for the derivation path
--changeIndex=changeIndex
Choose the change index for the derivation path
--derivationPath=derivationPath
Choose a different derivation Path (Celo's default is "m/44'/52752'/0'"). Use "eth"
as an alias of the Ethereum derivation path ("m/44'/60'/0'"). Recreating the same
account requires knowledge of the mnemonic, passphrase (if any), and the derivation
path
--globalHelp
View all available global flags
--language=chinese_simplified|chinese_traditional|english|french|italian|japanese|kore
an|spanish
[default: english] Language for the mnemonic words. **WARNING**, some hardware
wallets don't support other languages
--mnemonicPath=mnemonicPath
Instead of generating a new mnemonic (seed phrase), use the user-supplied mnemonic
instead. Path to a file that contains all the mnemonic words separated by a space
(example: "word1 word2 word3 ... word24"). If the words are a language other than
English, the --language flag must be used. Only BIP39 mnemonics are supported
--passphrasePath=passphrasePath
Path to a file that contains the BIP39 passphrase to combine with the mnemonic
specified using the mnemonicPath flag and the index specified using the addressIndex
flag. Every passphrase generates a different private key and wallet address.
EXAMPLES
new
new --passphrasePath myFolder/my_passphrase_file
new --language spanish
new --passphrasePath some_folder/my_passphrase_file --language japanese --addressIndex
5
new --passphrasePath some_folder/my_passphrase_file --mnemonicPath
some_folder/my_mnemonic_file --addressIndex 5

See code: src/commands/account/new.ts

celocli account:offchain-read ADDRESS

DEV: Reads the name from offchain storage

DEV: Reads the name from offchain storage
USAGE
$ celocli account:offchain-read ADDRESS
OPTIONS
--bucket=bucket If using a GCP or AWS storage
bucket this parameter is required
--directory=directory [default: .] To which directory
data should be written
--from=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d Account Address
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--privateDEK=privateDEK
--provider=(git|aws|gcp) If the CLI should attempt to push
to the cloud
EXAMPLES
offchain-read 0x...
offchain-read 0x... --from 0x... --privateKey 0x...

See code: src/commands/account/offchain-read.ts

celocli account:offchain-write

DEV: Writes a name to offchain storage

DEV: Writes a name to offchain storage
USAGE
$ celocli account:offchain-write
OPTIONS
--bucket=bucket If using a GCP or AWS storage bucket this parameter is
required
--directory=directory [default: .] To which directory data should be written
--encryptTo=encryptTo
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--name=name (required)
--privateDEK=privateDEK
--privateKey=privateKey (required)
--provider=(git|aws|gcp) If the CLI should attempt to push to the cloud
EXAMPLES
offchain-write --name test-account --privateKey 0x...
offchain-write --name test-account --privateKey 0x... privateDEK 0x... --encryptTo
0x...

See code: src/commands/account/offchain-write.ts

celocli account:proof-of-possession

Generate proof-of-possession to be used to authorize a signer. See the "account:authorize" command for more details.

Generate proof-of-possession to be used to authorize a signer. See the "account:authorize" command for more details.
USAGE
$ celocli account:proof-of-possession
OPTIONS
--account=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Address of the
account that needs to prove
possession of the signer key.
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--signer=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Address of the signer
key to prove possession of.
EXAMPLE
proof-of-possession --account 0x5409ed021d9299bf6814279a6a1411a7e866a631 --signer
0x6ecbe1db9ef729cbe972c83fb886247691fb6beb

See code: src/commands/account/proof-of-possession.ts

celocli account:recover-old

Recovers the Valora old account and print out the key information. The old Valora app (in a beta state) generated the user address using a seed of 32 bytes, instead of 64 bytes. As the app fixed that, some old accounts were left with some funds. This command allows the user to recover those funds.

Recovers the Valora old account and print out the key information. The old Valora app (in a beta state) generated the user address using a seed of 32 bytes, instead of 64 bytes. As the app fixed that, some old accounts were left with some funds. This command allows the user to recover those funds.
USAGE
$ celocli account:recover-old
OPTIONS
--addressIndex=addressIndex
Choose the address index for the derivation path
--changeIndex=changeIndex
Choose the change index for the derivation path
--derivationPath=derivationPath
Choose a different derivation Path (Celo's default is "m/44'/52752'/0'"). Use "eth"
as an alias of the Ethereum derivation path ("m/44'/60'/0'"). Recreating the same
account requires knowledge of the mnemonic, passphrase (if any), and the derivation
path
--globalHelp
View all available global flags
--language=chinese_simplified|chinese_traditional|english|french|italian|japanese|kore
an|spanish
[default: english] Language for the mnemonic words. **WARNING**, some hardware
wallets don't support other languages
--mnemonicPath=mnemonicPath
(required) Path to a file that contains all the mnemonic words separated by a space
(example: "word1 word2 word3 ... word24"). If the words are a language other than
English, the --language flag must be used. Only BIP39 mnemonics are supported
--passphrasePath=passphrasePath
Path to a file that contains the BIP39 passphrase to combine with the mnemonic
specified using the mnemonicPath flag and the index specified using the addressIndex
flag. Every passphrase generates a different private key and wallet address.
EXAMPLES
recover-old --mnemonicPath some_folder/my_mnemonic_file
recover-old --mnemonicPath some_folder/my_mnemonic_file --passphrasePath
myFolder/my_passphrase_file
recover-old --mnemonicPath some_folder/my_mnemonic_file --language spanish
recover-old --mnemonicPath some_folder/my_mnemonic_file --passphrasePath
some_folder/my_passphrase_file --language japanese --addressIndex 5
recover-old --mnemonicPath some_folder/my_mnemonic_file --passphrasePath
some_folder/my_passphrase_file --addressIndex 5

See code: src/commands/account/recover-old.ts

celocli account:register

Register an account on-chain. This allows you to lock Gold, which is a pre-requisite for registering a Validator or Group, participating in Validator elections and on-chain Governance, and earning epoch rewards.

Register an account on-chain. This allows you to lock Gold, which is a pre-requisite for registering a Validator or Group, participating in Validator elections and on-chain Governance, and earning epoch rewards.
USAGE
$ celocli account:register
OPTIONS
--from=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Account Address
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--name=name
EXAMPLES
register --from 0x5409ed021d9299bf6814279a6a1411a7e866a631
register --from 0x5409ed021d9299bf6814279a6a1411a7e866a631 --name test-account

See code: src/commands/account/register.ts

celocli account:register-data-encryption-key

Register a data encryption key for an account on chain. This key can be used to encrypt data to you such as offchain metadata or transaction comments

Register a data encryption key for an account on chain. This key can be used to encrypt data to you such as offchain metadata or transaction comments
USAGE
$ celocli account:register-data-encryption-key
OPTIONS
--from=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Addess of the account to
set the data encryption key for
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--publicKey=publicKey (required) The public key you want
to register
EXAMPLE
register-data-encryption-key --publicKey 0x... --from
0x47e172F6CfB6c7D01C1574fa3E2Be7CC73269D95

See code: src/commands/account/register-data-encryption-key.ts

celocli account:register-metadata

Register metadata URL for an account where users will be able to retieve the metadata file and verify your claims

Register metadata URL for an account where users will be able to retieve the metadata file and verify your claims
USAGE
$ celocli account:register-metadata
OPTIONS
-x, --extended show extra columns
--columns=columns only show provided columns
(comma-separated)
--csv output is csv format [alias:
--output=csv]
--filter=filter filter property by partial string
matching, ex: name=foo
--force Ignore metadata validity checks
--from=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Addess of the account to
set metadata for
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--no-header hide table header from output
--no-truncate do not truncate output to fit
screen
--output=csv|json|yaml output in a more machine friendly
format
--sort=sort property to sort by (prepend '-'
for descending)
--url=https://www.celo.org (required) The url to the metadata
you want to register
EXAMPLE
register-metadata --url https://www.mywebsite.com/celo-metadata --from
0x47e172F6CfB6c7D01C1574fa3E2Be7CC73269D95

See code: src/commands/account/register-metadata.ts

celocli account:set-name

Sets the name of a registered account on-chain. An account's name is an optional human readable identifier

Sets the name of a registered account on-chain. An account's name is an optional human readable identifier
USAGE
$ celocli account:set-name
OPTIONS
--account=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Account Address
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--name=name (required)
EXAMPLE
set-name --account 0x5409ed021d9299bf6814279a6a1411a7e866a631 --name test-account

See code: src/commands/account/set-name.ts

celocli account:show ADDRESS

Show information for an account, including name, authorized vote, validator, and attestation signers, the URL at which account metadata is hosted, the address the account is using with the mobile wallet, and a public key that can be used to encrypt information for the account.

Show information for an account, including name, authorized vote, validator, and attestation signers, the URL at which account metadata is hosted, the address the account is using with the mobile wallet, and a public key that can be used to encrypt information for the account.
USAGE
$ celocli account:show ADDRESS
OPTIONS
--globalHelp View all available global flags
EXAMPLE
show 0x5409ed021d9299bf6814279a6a1411a7e866a631

See code: src/commands/account/show.ts

celocli account:show-claimed-accounts ADDRESS

Show information about claimed accounts

Show information about claimed accounts
USAGE
$ celocli account:show-claimed-accounts ADDRESS
OPTIONS
--globalHelp View all available global flags
EXAMPLE
show-claimed-accounts 0x5409ed021d9299bf6814279a6a1411a7e866a631

See code: src/commands/account/show-claimed-accounts.ts

celocli account:show-metadata FILE

Show the data in a local metadata file

Show the data in a local metadata file
USAGE
$ celocli account:show-metadata FILE
ARGUMENTS
FILE Path of the metadata file
OPTIONS
-x, --extended show extra columns
--columns=columns only show provided columns (comma-separated)
--csv output is csv format [alias: --output=csv]
--filter=filter filter property by partial string matching, ex: name=foo
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--no-header hide table header from output
--no-truncate do not truncate output to fit screen
--output=csv|json|yaml output in a more machine friendly format
--sort=sort property to sort by (prepend '-' for descending)
EXAMPLE
show-metadata ~/metadata.json

See code: src/commands/account/show-metadata.ts

celocli account:unlock ACCOUNT

Unlock an account address to send transactions or validate blocks

Unlock an account address to send transactions or validate blocks
USAGE
$ celocli account:unlock ACCOUNT
ARGUMENTS
ACCOUNT Account address
OPTIONS
--duration=duration Duration in seconds to leave the account unlocked. Unlocks until
the node exits by default.
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--password=password Password used to unlock the account. If not specified, you will
be prompted for a password.
EXAMPLES
unlock 0x5409ed021d9299bf6814279a6a1411a7e866a631
unlock 0x5409ed021d9299bf6814279a6a1411a7e866a631 --duration 600

See code: src/commands/account/unlock.ts

celocli account:verify-proof-of-possession

Verify a proof-of-possession. See the "account:proof-of-possession" command for more details.

Verify a proof-of-possession. See the "account:proof-of-possession" command for more details.
USAGE
$ celocli account:verify-proof-of-possession
OPTIONS
--account=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Address of the
account that needs to prove
possession of the signer key.
--globalHelp View all available global flags
--signature=0x (required) Signature (a.k.a.
proof-of-possession) of the
signer key
--signer=0xc1912fEE45d61C87Cc5EA59DaE31190FFFFf232d (required) Address of the signer
key to verify proof of
possession.
EXAMPLE
verify-proof-of-possession --account 0x199eDF79ABCa29A2Fa4014882d3C13dC191A5B58
--signer 0x0EdeDF7B1287f07db348997663EeEb283D70aBE7 --signature
0x1c5efaa1f7ca6484d49ccce76217e2fba0552c0b23462cff7ba646473bc2717ffc4ce45be89bd5be9b5d
23305e87fc2896808467c4081d9524a84c01b89ec91ca3

See code: src/commands/account/verify-proof-of-possession.ts