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bitcoind (7) Versions 0.2.2

Installs and configures a bitcoind node

cookbook 'bitcoind', '= 0.2.2'
cookbook 'bitcoind', '= 0.2.2', :supermarket
knife supermarket install bitcoind
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This cookbook will install a Bitcoin node. You can also enable or disable the wallet ability. By disabling the wallet you will have a seed node that can be used to connect to.

This is a cookbook that I use to setup seed nodes and other services that require a bitcoin node.

Supported Platforms

  • ubuntu


<table> <tr> <th>Key</th> <th>Type</th> <th>Description</th> <th>Default</th> </tr> <tr> <td><tt>['bitcoind']['install_via']</tt></td> <td>enum</td> <td>package or source I recommend you use package.</td> <td><tt>package</tt></td> </tr> <tr> <td><tt>['bitcoind']['bin']</tt></td> <td>string</td> <td>Location of executable</td> <td><tt>/usr/bin/bitcoind</tt></td> </tr> <tr> <td><tt>['bitcoind']['user']</tt></td> <td>string</td> <td></td> <td><tt>bitcoin</tt></td> </tr> <tr> <td><tt>['bitcoind']['group']</tt></td> <td>string</td> <td></td> <td><tt>bitcoin</tt></td> </tr> <tr> <td><tt>['bitcoind']['piddir']</tt></td> <td>string</td> <td></td> <td><tt>/var/run/bitcoind</tt></td> </tr> <tr> <td><tt>['bitcoind']['pidfile']</tt></td> <td>string</td> <td></td> <td><tt>/var/run/bitcoind/</tt></td> </tr> <tr> <td><tt>['bitcoind']['configfile']</tt></td> <td>string</td> <td></td> <td><tt>/etc/bitcoin/bitcoin.conf</tt></td> </tr> <tr> <td><tt>['bitcoind']['datadir']</tt></td> <td>string</td> <td></td> <td><tt>/var/lib/bitcoind</tt></td> </tr> <tr> <td><tt>['bitcoind']['wallet']['enabled']</tt></td> <td>boolean</td> <td></td> <td><tt>true</tt></td> </tr> <tr> <td><tt>['bitcoind']['conf']['template']</tt></td> <td>string</td> <td></td> <td><tt>bitcoin.conf.erb</tt></td> </tr> <tr> <td><tt>['bitcoind']['conf']['options']</tt></td> <td>hash</td> <td>Configures the options that are put into the bitcoin.conf file.</td> <td><tt>{}</tt></td> </tr> </table>


Create a testnet node:

    "bitcoind": {
        "conf": {
            "options": {
                "testnet": 1

You can see various options that can go into the configuration file at


Include bitcoind in your node's run_list:

  "run_list": [

License and Authors

Author:: Joshua Estes (

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Initial release of bitcoind

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