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z_importviewingkey “vkey” ( rescan startHeight )

Adds a viewing key (as returned by z_exportviewingkey) to your wallet.

Arguments:
1. "vkey"             (string, required) The viewing key (see z_exportviewingkey)
2. rescan             (string, optional, default="whenkeyisnew") Rescan the wallet for transactions - can be "yes", "no" or "whenkeyisnew"
3. startHeight        (numeric, optional, default=0) Block height to start rescan from

Note: This call can take minutes to complete if rescan is true.
Result:
{
  "type" : "xxxx",                         (string) "sprout" or "sapling"
  "address" : "address|DefaultAddress",    (string) The address corresponding to the viewing key (for Sapling, this is the default address).
}

Examples:

Import a viewing key

pirate-cli z_importviewingkey "vkey"

Import the viewing key without rescan

pirate-cli z_importviewingkey "vkey", no

Import the viewing key with partial rescan

pirate-cli z_importviewingkey "vkey" whenkeyisnew 30000

Re-import the viewing key with longer partial rescan

pirate-cli z_importviewingkey "vkey" yes 20000

As a JSON-RPC call

curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"curltest", "method": "z_importviewingkey", "params": ["vkey", "no"] }' -H 'content-type: text/plain;' http://127.0.0.1:45453/