signmessagewithprivkey "privkey" "message"

The signmessagewithprivkey RPC signs a message with a given private key.

*bitcoin-cli help signmessagewithprivkey

signmessagewithprivkey "privkey" "message"

Sign a message with the private key of an address

1. "privkey"         (string, required) The private key to sign the message with.
2. "message"         (string, required) The message to create a signature of.

"signature"          (string) The signature of the message encoded in base 64


Create the signature
> bitcoin-cli signmessagewithprivkey "privkey" "my message"

Verify the signature
> bitcoin-cli verifymessage "1D1ZrZNe3JUo7ZycKEYQQiQAWd9y54F4XX" "signature" "my message"

As json rpc
> curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"curltest", "method": "signmessagewithprivkey", "params": ["privkey", "my message"] }' -H 'content-type: text/plain;'