How to check Bitcoind block chain download progress level

After install Bitcoin Core in Ubuntu server, run $ bitcoind – daemon to start bitcoin node. It will download all bitcoin blocks to the local server.

  • To check the block download progress, use the below command to see the number of block that has already been downloaded.

$ bitcoin-cli getblockcount

  • Then open the below website to see the current total amount of blocks on public block chain browsers:

http://blockexplorer.com/q/getblockcount
http://blockchain.info/q/getblockcount

  • Compare 2 numbers to calculate downloading progress.
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