Error -500 on getrawtransaction

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When I call getrawtransaction for some transactions I get Internal Server Error (HTTP 500) via the JSON-RPC API or error code: -5, "No information available about transaction" when using multi chain client.
asked Sep 3, 2015 by anonymous

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By default each node does not enable you to retrieve the information about any transaction on the blockchain - only those which have affected that node's wallet.

If you want to change this behavior, please add the following runtime parameter before you connect a node for the first time:


Below are details about where to enter the runtime parameters:

The ability to reindex a blockchain after a node has connected is controlled by the reindex=1 but this does not yet work correctly in the current alpha of MultiChain.

answered Sep 3, 2015 by MultiChain