Error Observed: Failed to unlock account (0x…) No key for given address or file

Created by Daniel Anthony, Modified on Thu, 11 Jan 2024 at 06:45 PM by Daniel Anthony


This error happens in light of the fact that the way for the password.txt record is erroneous. You can follow the beneath steps to amend this.


For Linux packages:

Kill Bor process

For linux:

  1. ps -aux | grep bor. Get the PID for Bor and then run the following command.

        2. sudo kill -9 PID

For Ansible:

  1. Copy the bor keystore file to

  2. And password.txt to

  3. Make sure you have added correct address in /etc/bor/metadata

For Binaries:

  1. Copy the Bor keystore file to:

  2. And password.txt to


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