Rescan can take a long time to finish if you have thousands of transactions in your wallet. This is the case mostly for Komodo Notary Nodes. Notary Nodes are making transactions every seconds and wallet.dat size builds up over the time. It can grow couple of GB in an entire season. To maintain performance Notary Node operators resets wallet or uses
cleanwallettransaction RPC call which cleans up transactions for them.
This guide is aimed at Notary Node operators who wish to salvage or retrieve funds from their wallet without rescanning the full blockchain. Also can be used for other users who does not wish to spend time with rescanning. The guide works for transparent R address on Komodo or on any other Smart Chains (SC) except PIRATE as this chain uses private address only by default. I will be showing example of how to do it for Komodo. [Read more…]