Create and fund new account

Check if hid-node binary is installed in your machine

Switch to a new terminal and type hid-noded command to check if hid node is installed in your machine or not.

➜  ~ hid-noded
Hypersign Identity Network (hid-noded) CLI

  hid-noded [command]

Available Commands:
  add-genesis-account Add a genesis account to genesis.json
  collect-gentxs      Collect genesis txs and output a genesis.json file
  configure           Adjust node parameters
  debug               Tool for helping with debugging your application
  gentx               Generate a genesis tx carrying a self delegation
  -h, --help                help for hid-noded
      --home string         directory for config and data (default "/Users/hermit/.hid-node")
      --log_format string   The logging format (json|plain) (default "plain")
      --log_level string    The logging level (trace|debug|info|warn|error|fatal|panic) (default "info")
      --trace               print out full stack trace on errors.
Use "hid-noded [command] --help" for more information about a command.
  export              Export state to JSON

Make sure you are running hid network in your local machine before proceeding with this document.

pageRunning one-node local hid network

Create a new account

Type the following command to create a new account.

hid-noded keys add <account-name> --keyring-backend test
  • account-name : Provide an alias for your new account

The command will spit out a new wallet address along with its mnemonics. This command also stores key material for this account locally in your computer which you can refer this using the account-name alias that you provided.


➜  ~ hid-noded keys add my-account1 --keyring-backend test

- name: my-account1
  type: local
  address: hid1ysq78a7qypxmf5wdcnvn2sz7sswg9guh8vfxcr
  pubkey: '{"@type":"/cosmos.crypto.secp256k1.PubKey","key":"Az3UboQVFxJtR8kGmrr7woZDiouB4uDcU7jIQpSiMJRB"}'
  mnemonic: ""

**Important** write this mnemonic phrase in a safe place.
It is the only way to recover your account if you ever forget your password.

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Check balance

hid-noded q bank balances <address>


➜  ~ hid-noded q bank balances hid1qm40ngul9h0hrm4kjxdjktfekhvk4t0jjk7vft
- amount: "449999999999965859"
  denom: uhid
  next_key: null
  total: "0"

List all accounts

Run the following command to list down all account stored in your hid node.

hid-noded keys list --keyring-backend test


➜  ~ hid-noded keys list --keyring-backend test
- name: my-account1
  type: local
  address: hid1ysq78a7qypxmf5wdcnvn2sz7sswg9guh8vfxcr
  pubkey: '{"@type":"/cosmos.crypto.secp256k1.PubKey","key":"Az3UboQVFxJtR8kGmrr7woZDiouB4uDcU7jIQpSiMJRB"}'
  mnemonic: ""
- name: node1
  type: local
  address: hid1qm40ngul9h0hrm4kjxdjktfekhvk4t0jjk7vft
  pubkey: '{"@type":"/cosmos.crypto.secp256k1.PubKey","key":"AqVU3YfzrOUIMpJEacdJMPDn34g0HxqrsmrG55r8dwVX"}'
  mnemonic: ""

Delete an account

You can use the following command to delete an account from your hid-node.

hid-noded keys delete <account-name> --keyring-backend test


➜  ~ hid-noded keys delete my-account1 --keyring-backend test
Key reference will be deleted. Continue? [y/N]: y
Key deleted forever (uh oh!)

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