verifychain ( checklevel nblocks )

Verifies blockchain database.

Argument #1 - checklevel

Type: numeric, optional, default=3, range=0-4

How thorough the block verification is:
  • level 0 reads the blocks from disk
  • level 1 verifies block validity
  • level 2 verifies undo data
  • level 3 checks disconnection of tip blocks
  • level 4 tries to reconnect the blocks
  • each level includes the checks of the previous levels

Argument #2 - nblocks

Type: numeric, optional, default=6, 0=all

The number of blocks to check.


Name Type Description
true|false boolean Verified or not


hive-cli verifychain
curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id": "curltest", "method": "verifychain", "params": []}' -H 'content-type: text/plain;'