KYT - Know Your Transactions within Ledger Enterprise

This feature is designed to enhance compliance and security in your daily operations. In this guide, we'll walk you through the process of setting up and using Chainalysis KYT license to ensure that your transactions automatically screened and synchronized with your compliance tool.

This feature is currently available on demand. Please contact your Technical Account Manager for more information

Table of Contents

  1. Setting Up Chainalysis KYT
  2. Using Chainalysis KYT

Iteractive demo

You can start learning more about this feature exploring the interactive demo for a step by step guide.

Setting Up Chainalysis Address Screening

Connecting Your Compliance Tool

To get started with Chainalysis Address Screening, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your platform account.
  2. Navigate to the "Settings" section.
  3. In the settings, you'll find an option to "Activate" Click on this option.

    Connect Compliance Tool

  4. Follow the prompts to connect your preferred compliance provider. This connection will enable seamless integration with Chainalysis Address Screening.
    • To create an API key:
      • Log into the KYT instance (either sandbox or primary) for which you want to create an API key.
      • From the Tools drop-down menu, click Developer > API keys.
      • Click the Generate API Key button. Your API key appears below.
      • You can also obtain an API key from the Settings menu in Reactor.
  5. By default we register a test TxHash from 2013 so that you can validate on chainalysis portal that the connection is complete and you can see this transaction and discard it. First Tx Hash
    • User ID : "your-worspace-name"
    • Timestamp : 9/19/13, 11:46 AM
    • TxHash : 2d9bfc3a47c2c9cfd0170198782979ed327442e5ed1c8a752bced24d490347d4
    • You can discard this in your reports

Now that you've set up the integration, you're ready to start using Chainalysis KYT to enhance compliance by automatically screening the risk of all incoming and outgoing transactions.

Using Chainalysis KYT

Ledger enterprise will automatically screen incoming and outgoing transactions from your enterprise workspace.

Monitor risk in Ledger Enterprise UI

Within the enterprise UI you will be able to monitor the risk of any transaction from your workspace. It can take a few seconds to synchronize your transaction history, once a new transaction is scored you will receive a notification.

Transaction details Pending Transaction details Scored Notifications post-screening
compliance pending compliance low risk compliance notification

Please note that your workspace will only be screening transaction done after you added your chainalysis license, all previous transactions will not be synched with your compliance tool.

Monitor risk in Your Compliance Tool

Since your workspace register all the incoming and outgoing transaction, compliance officers will directly be able to see the workspace activity in chainalysis. We register all of your transactions under one "user" with your workspace name.

Based on your configuration, you will be able to monitor the risk of all transition while receiving alerts on suspicious activity.

compliance dashboard


In summary, the implementation of Chainalysis KYT in Ledger Enterprise significantly enhances compliance and security. The seamless integration with compliance tools automates transaction screening, providing real-time risk monitoring in both Ledger Enterprise UI and the Compliance Tool. This feature empowers users to proactively address potential risks, marking a crucial advancement in transaction security.

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