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Hierarchical keys

Derived Addresses

Since very early versions, the Ergo node uses a secret root key (derived from seed) for the change address. After switching to EIP-3, supported by CoinBarn and Yoroi around that time, the node switched to the same change address as in the wallets, thus deriving an address corresponding to m/44’/429’/0’/0/0. (originally m/1/2)

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Deriving Addresses

Navigate to localhost:9053/swagger#/wallet/walletDeriveKey

Click Try it out

"derivationPath": "m/44'/429'/0'/0/0" 
  • The wallet needs to be unlocked, and you need to authorize on top right on swagger
  • Click execute and check the address you get in the response