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JSON-RPC methods

JSON-RPC API Reference

parity_subscribe

Starts a subscription (on WebSockets / IPC / TCP transports) to results of calling some other RPC method. For every change in returned value of that RPC call a JSON-RPC notification with result and subscription ID will be sent to a client.

An example notification received by subscribing to eth_accounts RPC method:

{"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"parity_subscription","params":{"subscription":"0x416d77337e24399d","result":["0xcd2a3d9f938e13cd947ec05abc7fe734df8dd826"]}}

You can unsubscribe using parity_unsubscribe RPC method. Subscriptions are also tied to a transport connection, disconnecting causes all subscriptions to be canceled.

Parameters

  1. String - RPC method name
  2. Array - Parameters passed to RPC method. (Optional, defaults to no parameters)
params: [
  "eth_getBalance",
  [
    "0xcd2a3d9f938e13cd947ec05abc7fe734df8dd826",
    "latest"
  ]
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"parity_subscribe","params":["eth_getBalance",["0xcd2a3d9f938e13cd947ec05abc7fe734df8dd826","latest"]],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x416d77337e24399d"
}

parity_unsubscribe

Unsubscribes from a subscription.

Parameters

  1. String - Subscription ID
params: ["0x416d77337e24399d"]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"parity_unsubscribe","params":["0x416d77337e24399d"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": true
}