There are currently two wallet options available:
- A plugin that you’re able to start with the nodeos server.
- A standalone daemon that can be run on a seperate server, independent from the nodeos server. << We’re going to be using this option
DO NOT SUPPLY THE FOLLOWING WHEN STARTING THE nodeos server: –plugin eosio::wallet_api_plugin
Many people involved in Crypto think about a wallet as something that stores “Tokens”. This is not the correct way of thinking about the wallet.
The wallet is just a place where key pairs are stored.
The image below illustrates that the keosd daemon can have multiple wallets and each wallet can hold multiple public+private key pairs