Blockstack testnet is broken

#1 does not work


Hi @xihucuyu888,

I am testing from Arizona, US and it is working for me (screenshot below):

Also, I can see the HTTP headers when testing with an external tool as well.

What is happening on your end? Are you receiving an error message?

Best Regards,


Failed to send tokens to mpwyP1L7oAHxQyWnBX4CuPxUx2kvZA67ZP
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/blockstack_integration_tests-”, line 307, in do_POST
res = testlib.blockstack_send_tokens(addr, ‘STACKS’, value, wallets[3].privkey)
File “/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/blockstack_integration_tests-”, line 919, in blockstack_send_tokens
txid = nodejs_cli(‘send_tokens’, stacks_recipient_address, token_type, token_amount, serialize_privkey_info(privkey), serialize_privkey_info(btc_payment_key), safety_checks=safety_checks, tx_only=tx_only, consensus_hash=consensus_hash, expect_fail=expect_fail)
File “/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/blockstack_integration_tests-”, line 463, in nodejs_cli
ret = run(base_cmd, list(args))
File “/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/blockstack_integration_tests-”, line 447, in run
raise Exception(“Exit code {}: {}”.format(res, cmd))
Exception: Exit code 1: [’/usr/bin/blockstack-cli’, ‘-i’, ‘-N’, ‘52595’, ‘-G’, ‘5000’, ‘send_tokens’, ‘ST1KQ8VZ81RZ4MFN6ZH0R53MJ7E6HC9VTCRMCPMQN’, ‘STACKS’, ‘1000000’, ‘6ee797f3ead51a77d2a3eab91759afe78bdbc64702f718b49f4d1332992e0cb001’, ‘5f1907a7805fcad134440439eb28708f166e337828a6ee32cbc760a991c3d56201’]


Hi @xihucuyu888,

I apologize, based on the content of your post I thought you were saying there is an issue with the website not the blockstack-cli.

I have not personally used the Stacks 1.0 Testnet (although I plan to get involved when 2.0 is released), however I may still be able to help.

Based on the error code you provided, I can search and see that mpwyP1L7oAHxQyWnBX4CuPxUx2kvZA67ZP is a bitcoin address. On the Stacks 1.0 Testnet page you linked, it states:

Note also that TOKEN_ADDRESS must be a Stacks address.
You can use blockstack-cli convert_address ADDRESS to convert between Bitcoin and Stacks addresses.
You can use blockstack-cli get_address PRIVATE_KEY to get both the Bitcoin and Stacks addresses for a private key.

Alternatively, if you wanted to send BTC you can use:

Send Bitcoin with:
$ blockstack-cli -t send_btc ADDRESS AMOUNT_SATOSHIS PAYMENT_KEY

Hopefully that helps, and if not, I’m sure someone more knowledgeable can chime in here!

Best Regards,