Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Where is my data directory?
Your Veil data directory stores your blockchain cache, configuration files, and wallet.dat file. By default, it is located in the following locations for ea...
Sun, 21 Apr, 2019 at 1:23 PM
Staking FAQ
Frequently asked questions about Veil staking How do I activate staking? Staking will activate automatically when you Unlock Wallet for Staking from Sett...
Sun, 12 Apr, 2020 at 11:04 PM
Multithreading FAQ
What is multithreading? Most modern processors are built with multiple cores, which help them work on many things at once.  Each core provides one or more...
Mon, 15 Apr, 2019 at 6:32 AM
Can I get a list of nodes to help me sync?
There is not an official list. Everyone is a full node at the moment, and DNS seeding creates a dynamic list all the time. Creating a permanent list would ...
Sun, 13 Oct, 2019 at 9:37 AM
Missing Veil from wallet
In case of undetected funds in the wallet, please update to the latest wallet release and enter the rescanning commands found in the tutorial on restoring f...
Sun, 7 Mar, 2021 at 3:44 AM
How to check a SHA256 hash (briefly)
For a detailed tutorial you may go to:
Thu, 21 Nov, 2019 at 6:32 AM
Seed phrase not shown when generated in command line mode
If you have in your veil.conf file daemon=1 or if you include -daemon in your startup command it will prevent the Veil CLI wallet from showing you the seed ...
Tue, 18 Feb, 2020 at 10:16 PM
Wallet split transaction into many and some have not arrived yet
Sending thousands of veil all from ten denomination zerocoins, the wallet takes a long time, but also splits it into numerous split transactions. Not all of...
Sat, 29 Feb, 2020 at 9:41 PM
How to stop autominting to zerocoins
My wallet keeps minting ten denomination zerocoins and I would always want to decide myself when to mint and what size, if I mint at all. The long estab...
Sat, 29 Feb, 2020 at 8:44 PM
How to find or edit my veil.conf configuration file
The Veil wallet configuration file is for optional settings, so it is not created when you first set up your wallet. However, you can open or create the con...
Sat, 29 Feb, 2020 at 8:46 PM