Creating A BTC Lightning Wallet

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Create, set up and manage your Lightning wallet

After your node finishes launching and syncing*

* note:  This can take a few moments, so please wait till it cycles through, initializing, launching, syncing, and is showing  <Running> <Synced> as its status.  Periodically hit refresh to update the page

Access the connect page in your app.blockdaemon dashboard 

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Access the  Node's RTL dashboard via the link on the connect page 

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 Enter your RTL password 

This places you in your node RTL dashboard with your first task being to initialize your lightning wallet 

 Initialize wallet (You will need to set a personal password for your LND Wallet,)

initialize_wallet.jpgNote:  It defaults to <Unlock> as shown above.  Be sure to select <Inialize> during initial set up. 

After completing the password creation,  click <Next>.  In the Cipher section by default you will not need to set a cipher but you can set one by clicking the checkbox. Click <Next>

In the Passphrase section by default you can leave it blank and by clicking the checkbox and the paraphrase will be created for you*.  Click <Initialize Wallet.>

*Please write down your seed phrase and store it in a secure fashion.  This is your only way to restore a wallet should the need arise.

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Done and done!  Click on <Go To home> at the bottom right to get to your dashboard home

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Resources: 

Connect to peers

Open a channel

Lightning Plugins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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