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Local Ethereum keystore management library

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eth-accounts Documentation Status

Local Ethereum keystore management library


  • Create and manage local Ethereum accounts
  • Account encryption (password)
  • Configurable PBKDF2 iterations
  • Transaction signature (TODO)


>>> from eth_accounts.account_utils import AccountUtils
>>> account_utils = AccountUtils(keystore_dir="/tmp/keystore")
>>> account_utils.new_account(password="strong_password")
<Account(address=0x7f92b97485c361ae50d5f30936fb52abac14fe08, id=None)>
>>> account_utils.get_account_list()
[<Account(address=0x7f92b97485c361ae50d5f30936fb52abac14fe08, id=None)>]
>>> account = account_utils.get_account_list()[0]
>>> account.privkey
b'wU\xb1\xd6\xf1,`\x05f\xf1\x93\x04B\x11\x88\xe4i\x9d \xb9z9B\xb4\x9a\x1f\xae\xc4{\xa5\x13\x1f'
>>> account_utils.delete_account(account)
>>> account_utils.get_account_list()


20191227 (2019-12-27)


  • Coveralls support
  • AccountUtils.get_by_address()
  • AccountUtils.update_account_password()

20191226 (2019-12-26)

  • First release on PyPI.

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