Questions tagged [private-key]

The secret part of an asymmetric key pair that is typically used to encrypt, decrypt or digitally sign data.

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How to restore a wallet from root.prv file

I have a wallet for testnet that I was using for some experiments, I created it using cardano-wallet CLI, generated some recovery phrase that I thought I stored, but probably never did because it was ...
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Extract keypair from hd wallet address and use for signing/verifying via libsodium

I like to use priv/pub keypair of an hd wallet address to sign/verfify data (outside a transaction signment). Based on this question i know how to derive the private key out of an address and i assume ...
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Selecting Your Own Keys

Is there a way I can specify the prime number product used to generate the public private key pair - on the creation of a wallet address? I understand that the primes in the product would have to meet ...
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What is the purpose of "Extended Verification Key" compared to normal Verification Key?

I've created an extended private key payment0_idx0.xprv and stake0.xprv using cardano-wallet. Then I use cardano-cli to convert those keys to Shelley format and create the Extended Verification Key ...