Quorum Account Management¶
As with geth, Quorum accounts can be stored in password-protected
keystore files. See Keystore Files for more info.
Quorum v2.6.0 introduced
clef (introduced in
geth v1.9.x), a standalone account manager and signer that can be used to decouple account management responsibilities from the Quorum node.
go-ethereum‘s intention is to deprecate account management within
geth at some point in the future and replace it with
clef. See Clef for more info.
Quorum v2.7.0 introduced the
account plugins beta, which allows Quorum or
clef to be extended with alternative methods of managing accounts. See account Plugins for more info.