Posted by S. Ajit | Last Updated: 02-Feb-18
Bitcore is a module that is created by Bitpay for building bitcoin and
block chainbased application. Insight is also a module that uses bitcoreto generate bitcoin explorer. This blog will guide you to connect bitcorewith currently running bitcoindand create a bitcoin explorer using insight. Follow the below steps to implement this in your system.
STEP 1: Install Bitcore
Run this command to install
If you face any permission issue while running above command (even with
sudo) then fix this issue by following steps written in this link: fixing-npm-permissions
STEP 2: Install And Configure
Run these command one by one to install
bitcoindso that it can work with bitcore.
Inside this bitcoin.conf file copy-paste below lines
server=1 testnet=1 whitelist=127.0.0.1 txindex=1 addressindex=1 timestampindex=1 spentindex=1 zmqpubrawtx=tcp://127.0.0.1:28332 zmqpubhashblock=tcp://127.0.0.1:28332 rpcallowip=127.0.0.1 uacomment=bitcore rpcuser=bitcoin rpcpassword=local321
STEP 3: Configuring Bitcore And
Now inside .bitcoin folder create
bitcore-node. jsonfile and add these lines inside this file:
NOTE: I have provided network as testnet since we are going to run bitcoind in testnet also change datadir path according to your system.
jsonfile inside .bitcoin folder and add these lines:
Now the below command inside .bitcoin folder.
Run the below command to start
bitcoindand insight UI
Now open localhost:3001/insight/ in your browser, You will be able to see Insight UI explorer as shown in