200k+ sats seemingly disappeared from my node last night with no trace

Last night I was playing with the tools in thunderhub and Lightning Terminal for the first time, trying to manage and balance my lightning channels. I closed a couple of channels, I did some loop outs, loop ins, and I used the swap tool in thunderhub, as well as the rebalancing tool.

I went to bed with 2.7 million sats in my node, and I woke up to 2.5 million sats and no idea where the missing 200k are.

Any ideas on how to troubleshoot or understand what is happening?

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Okay, I think it has something to do with this channel: https://i.imgur.com/YXh8L69.png

I started this 1 million capacity and tried to balance it, but now its only showing the following balances:

Local Balance
385,982 Sats
Remote Balance
353,651 Sats

Where’s the missing 200k from this channel?

Alright, after further investigation in the “Ride the Lightning” app, I checked the channel information with regards to the above channel, and it says there are 260k sats that are in “Unsettled Balance”.

I think these may be my missing sats, though I haven’t figured out how to get them. https://i.imgur.com/fXybEKN.png


Upon further review, it looks like i have 2 HTLCs which unlock in a few hundred blocks. https://i.imgur.com/FFCEDYj.png

I assume I will get those sats back whenever these expire. I guess this has something to do with how I rebalanced these channels. Trying to learn, lol.


Thanks for sharing the journey with fellow noob plebs.

Having the same issue with 1 million missing sats…going to investigate now on RTL. Let me know if and how it resolved

Same issue here!