I created a Stellar Private Network using the installation instructions from https://github.com/stellar/packages#sdf---packages. Everything worked well.

But when I try to use sha256 hash for multi-sig, it doesn't work. I get the error op_bad_signer.

This hash can be used on Testnet. 49bd3b8bc1cde1b78640e14ce5fdc2c982ce88139c2e3a473e270d46900bcfb8

Things I have tried that have failed:

  1. Create js-stellar-sdk to submit transaction.
  2. Send XDR envelope directly to stellar-core.
  3. Installed Stellar laboratory on my Stellar Private Network tried SetOptions.

Do I need to set up something to enable this feature?

  • Can you post your transaction in XDR format? Mar 2, 2018 at 19:58
  • "extras": { "envelope_xdr": "AAAAALHG+wCSBnrRvXqbsZ7Y9Uhz2W5AVaZgAmzuXlmbTRHFAAAAZAAAU34AAAABAAAAAAAAAAAAAAABAAAAAAAAAAUAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAEAAAACSb07i8HN4beGQOFM5f3CyYLOiBOcLjpHPicNRpALz7gAAAABAAAAAAAAAAGbTRHFAAAAQIlkVga0KhrDmLVXpDeBEcamniLRblTD20Z70w3y+bRe0kzxGZ0Dtifq4jurhD8TE4+Ox2NltvI9L7ebg36Y0gk=", "result_codes": { "transaction": "tx_failed", "operations": [ "op_bad_signer" ] }, "result_xdr": "AAAAAAAAAGT/////AAAAAQAAAAAAAAAF////+AAAAAA=" } Mar 5, 2018 at 3:19
  • var crypto = require('crypto'); var genHash = key => crypto.createHash('sha256').update(key).digest('hex'); genHash('dfdsfsfsffsdfdsfdsfdsfdsdsfsd8') => '49bd3b8bc1cde1b78640e14ce5fdc2c982ce88139c2e3a473e270d46900bcfb8' Mar 5, 2018 at 3:22
  • OK, so you're saying that this works on testnet but doesn't work in your private network? You you link to the transaction that succeeded in testnet? Mar 8, 2018 at 18:28
  • I create new account and SetOptions with sha256Hash on testnet. horizon-testnet.stellar.org/transactions/… Mar 9, 2018 at 4:09

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I found solutions by myself. After create Stellar Private Network, We must execute command to upgrade protocolversion to 9.

$ stellar-core -c 'upgrades?mode=set&upgradetime=2018-01-31T20:00:00Z&protocolversion=9'

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