setgenerate - Zcash 4.2.0 RPC

setgenerate generate ( genproclimit )

Set 'generate' true or false to turn generation on or off.
Generation is limited to 'genproclimit' processors, -1 is unlimited.
See the getgenerate call for the current setting.

Arguments:
1. generate         (boolean, required) Set to true to turn on generation, off to turn off.
2. genproclimit     (numeric, optional) Set the processor limit for when generation is on. Can be -1 for unlimited.

Examples:

Set the generation on with a limit of one processor
> zcash-cli setgenerate true 1

Check the setting
> zcash-cli getgenerate 

Turn off generation
> zcash-cli setgenerate false

Using json rpc
> curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"curltest", "method": "setgenerate", "params": [true, 1] }' -H 'content-type: text/plain;' http://127.0.0.1:8232/


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