The `eth` Module - Wiki Parity Tech Documentation

The default block parameter

The following methods have an optional extra defaultBlock parameter:

When requests are made that act on the state of Ethereum, the last parameter determines the height of the block.

The following options are possible for the defaultBlock parameter:

JSON-RPC methods

JSON-RPC API Reference

eth_accounts

Returns a list of addresses owned by client.

Parameters

None

Returns

Example

Request

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

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": ["0x407d73d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1"]
}

eth_blockNumber

Returns the number of most recent block.

Parameters

None

Returns

Example

Request

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

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x4b7" // 1207
}

eth_call

Executes a new message call immediately without creating a transaction on the block chain.

Parameters

  1. Object - The transaction call object.
    • from: Address - (optional) 20 Bytes - The address the transaction is send from.
    • to: Address - (optional when creating new contract) 20 Bytes - The address the transaction is directed to.
    • gas: Quantity - (optional) Integer of the gas provided for the transaction execution. eth_call consumes zero gas, but this parameter may be needed by some executions.
    • gasPrice: Quantity - (optional) Integer of the gas price used for each paid gas.
    • value: Quantity - (optional) Integer of the value sent with this transaction.
    • data: Data - (optional) 4 byte hash of the method signature followed by encoded parameters. For details see Ethereum Contract ABI.
  2. Quantity or Tag - (optional) Integer block number, or the string 'latest', 'earliest' or 'pending', see the default block parameter.
params: [{
  "from": "0x407d73d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1",
  "to": "0xa94f5374fce5edbc8e2a8697c15331677e6ebf0b",
  "value": "0x186a0" // 100000
}]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_call","params":[{"from":"0x407d73d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1","to":"0xa94f5374fce5edbc8e2a8697c15331677e6ebf0b","value":"0x186a0"}],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

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

eth_coinbase

Returns the client coinbase address.

Parameters

None

Returns

Example

Request

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

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x407d73d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1"
}

eth_estimateGas

Makes a call or transaction, which won’t be added to the blockchain and returns the used gas, which can be used for estimating the used gas.

Parameters

  1. Object - Same as eth_call parameters, except that all properties are optional.
    • from: Address - (optional) 20 Bytes - The address the transaction is send from.
    • to: Address - (optional when creating new contract) 20 Bytes - The address the transaction is directed to.
    • gas: Quantity - (optional) Integer of the gas provided for the transaction execution. eth_call consumes zero gas, but this parameter may be needed by some executions.
    • gasPrice: Quantity - (optional) Integer of the gas price used for each paid gas.
    • value: Quantity - (optional) Integer of the value sent with this transaction.
    • data: Data - (optional) 4 byte hash of the method signature followed by encoded parameters. For details see Ethereum Contract ABI.
  2. Quantity or Tag - (optional) Integer block number, or the string 'latest', 'earliest' or 'pending', see the default block parameter.

Returns

Example

Request

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

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x5208" // 21000
}

eth_gasPrice

Returns the current price per gas in wei.

Parameters

None

Returns

Example

Request

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

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x9184e72a000" // 10000000000000
}

eth_getBalance

Returns the balance of the account of given address.

Parameters

  1. Address - 20 Bytes - address to check for balance.
  2. Quantity or Tag - (optional) integer block number, or the string 'latest', 'earliest' or 'pending', see the default block parameter.
params: ["0x407d73d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1"]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getBalance","params":["0x407d73d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x0234c8a3397aab58"
}

eth_getBlockByHash

Returns information about a block by hash.

Parameters

  1. Hash - Hash of a block.
  2. Boolean - If true it returns the full transaction objects, if false only the hashes of the transactions.
params: [
  "0xe670ec64341771606e55d6b4ca35a1a6b75ee3d5145a99d05921026d15273311",
  true
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getBlockByHash","params":["0xe670ec64341771606e55d6b4ca35a1a6b75ee3d5145a99d05921026d15273311",true],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": {
    "number": "0x1b4", // 436
    "hash": "0xe670ec64341771606e55d6b4ca35a1a6b75ee3d5145a99d05921026d15273311",
    "parentHash": "0x9646252be9520f6e71339a8df9c55e4d7619deeb018d2a3f2d21fc165dde5eb5",
    "sealFields": [
      "0xe04d296d2460cfb8472af2c5fd05b5a214109c25688d3704aed5484f9a7792f2",
      "0x0000000000000042"
    ],
    "sha3Uncles": "0x1dcc4de8dec75d7aab85b567b6ccd41ad312451b948a7413f0a142fd40d49347",
    "logsBloom": "0xe670ec64341771606e55d6b4ca35a1a6b75ee3d5145a99d05921026d15273311",
    "transactionsRoot": "0x56e81f171bcc55a6ff8345e692c0f86e5b48e01b996cadc001622fb5e363b421",
    "stateRoot": "0xd5855eb08b3387c0af375e9cdb6acfc05eb8f519e419b874b6ff2ffda7ed1dff",
    "miner": "0x4e65fda2159562a496f9f3522f89122a3088497a",
    "difficulty": "0x27f07", // 163591
    "totalDifficulty": "0x27f07", // 163591
    "extraData": "0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
    "size": "0x27f07", // 163591
    "gasLimit": "0x9f759", // 653145
    "minGasPrice": "0x9f759", // 653145
    "gasUsed": "0x9f759", // 653145
    "timestamp": "0x54e34e8e", // 1424182926
    "transactions": [{ ... }, { ... }, ...],
    "uncles": [
      "0x1606e5...",
      "0xd5145a9..."
    ]
  }
}

eth_getBlockByNumber

Returns information about a block by block number.

Parameters

  1. Quantity or Tag - integer of a block number, or the string 'earliest', 'latest' or 'pending', as in the default block parameter.
  2. Boolean - If true it returns the full transaction objects, if false only the hashes of the transactions.
params: [
  "0x1b4", // 436
  true
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getBlockByNumber","params":["0x1b4",true],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

eth_getBlockTransactionCountByHash

Returns the number of transactions in a block from a block matching the given block hash.

Parameters

  1. Hash - 32 Bytes - hash of a block.
params: ["0xb903239f8543d04b5dc1ba6579132b143087c68db1b2168786408fcbce568238"]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getBlockTransactionCountByHash","params":["0xb903239f8543d04b5dc1ba6579132b143087c68db1b2168786408fcbce568238"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0xb" // 11
}

eth_getBlockTransactionCountByNumber

Returns the number of transactions in a block from a block matching the given block number.

Parameters

  1. Quantity or Tag - integer of a block number, or the string 'earliest', 'latest' or 'pending', as in the default block parameter.
params: [
  "0xe8" // 232
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getBlockTransactionCountByNumber","params":["0xe8"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0xa" // 10
}

eth_getCode

Returns code at a given address.

Parameters

  1. Address - 20 Bytes - address.
  2. Quantity or Tag - integer block number, or the string 'latest', 'earliest' or 'pending', see the default block parameter.
params: [
  "0xa94f5374fce5edbc8e2a8697c15331677e6ebf0b",
  "0x2" // 2
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getCode","params":["0xa94f5374fce5edbc8e2a8697c15331677e6ebf0b","0x2"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x600160008035811a818181146012578301005b601b6001356025565b8060005260206000f25b600060078202905091905056"
}

eth_getFilterChanges

Polling method for a filter, which returns an array of logs which occurred since last poll.

Parameters

  1. Quantity - The filter id.
params: [
  "0x16" // 22
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getFilterChanges","params":["0x16"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": [
    {
      "logIndex": "0x1", // 1
      "blockNumber": "0x1b4", // 436
      "blockHash": "0x8216c5785ac562ff41e2dcfdf5785ac562ff41e2dcfdf829c5a142f1fccd7d",
      "transactionHash": "0xdf829c5a142f1fccd7d8216c5785ac562ff41e2dcfdf5785ac562ff41e2dcf",
      "transactionIndex": "0x0", // 0
      "address": "0x16c5785ac562ff41e2dcfdf829c5a142f1fccd7d",
      "data": "0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
      "topics": ["0x59ebeb90bc63057b6515673c3ecf9438e5058bca0f92585014eced636878c9a5"]
    },
    ...
  ]
}

eth_getFilterLogs

Returns an array of all logs matching filter with given id.

Parameters

  1. Quantity - The filter id.
params: [
  "0x16" // 22
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getFilterLogs","params":["0x16"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

eth_getLogs

Returns an array of all logs matching a given filter object.

Parameters

  1. Object - The filter object, see eth_newFilter parameters.
params: [{
  "topics": ["0x000000000000000000000000a94f5374fce5edbc8e2a8697c15331677e6ebf0b"]
}]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getLogs","params":[{"topics":["0x000000000000000000000000a94f5374fce5edbc8e2a8697c15331677e6ebf0b"]}],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

eth_getStorageAt

Returns the value from a storage position at a given address.

Parameters

  1. Address - 20 Bytes - address of the storage.
  2. Quantity - integer of the position in the storage.
  3. Quantity or Tag - (optional) integer block number, or the string 'latest', 'earliest' or 'pending', see the default block parameter.
params: [
  "0x407d73d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1",
  "0x0", // 0
  "0x2" // 2
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getStorageAt","params":["0x407d73d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1","0x0","0x2"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000003"
}

eth_getTransactionByBlockHashAndIndex

Returns information about a transaction by block hash and transaction index position.

Parameters

  1. Hash - hash of a block.
  2. Quantity - integer of the transaction index position.
params: [
  "0xe670ec64341771606e55d6b4ca35a1a6b75ee3d5145a99d05921026d15273311",
  "0x0" // 0
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getTransactionByBlockHashAndIndex","params":["0xe670ec64341771606e55d6b4ca35a1a6b75ee3d5145a99d05921026d15273311","0x0"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

eth_getTransactionByBlockNumberAndIndex

Returns information about a transaction by block number and transaction index position.

Parameters

  1. Quantity or Tag - a block number, or the string 'earliest', 'latest' or 'pending', as in the default block parameter.
  2. Quantity - The transaction index position.
params: [
  "0x29c", // 668
  "0x0" // 0
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getTransactionByBlockNumberAndIndex","params":["0x29c","0x0"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

eth_getTransactionByHash

Returns the information about a transaction requested by transaction hash.

Parameters

  1. Hash - 32 Bytes - hash of a transaction.
params: ["0xb903239f8543d04b5dc1ba6579132b143087c68db1b2168786408fcbce568238"]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getTransactionByHash","params":["0xb903239f8543d04b5dc1ba6579132b143087c68db1b2168786408fcbce568238"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": {
    "hash": "0xc6ef2fc5426d6ad6fd9e2a26abeab0aa2411b7ab17f30a99d3cb96aed1d1055b",
    "nonce": "0x0", // 0
    "blockHash": "0xbeab0aa2411b7ab17f30a99d3cb9c6ef2fc5426d6ad6fd9e2a26a6aed1d1055b",
    "blockNumber": "0x15df", // 5599
    "transactionIndex": "0x1", // 1
    "from": "0x407d73d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1",
    "to": "0x853f43d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1",
    "value": "0x7f110", // 520464
    "gas": "0x7f110", // 520464
    "gasPrice": "0x09184e72a000",
    "input": "0x603880600c6000396000f300603880600c6000396000f3603880600c6000396000f360"
  }
}

eth_getTransactionCount

Returns the number of transactions sent from an address.

Parameters

  1. Address - 20 Bytes - address.
  2. Quantity or Tag - (optional) integer block number, or the string 'latest', 'earliest' or 'pending', see the default block parameter.
params: ["0x407d73d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1"]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getTransactionCount","params":["0x407d73d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x1" // 1
}

eth_getTransactionReceipt

Returns the receipt of a transaction by transaction hash.

Note That the receipt is available even for pending transactions.

Parameters

  1. Hash - hash of a transaction.
params: ["0xb903239f8543d04b5dc1ba6579132b143087c68db1b2168786408fcbce568238"]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getTransactionReceipt","params":["0x444172bef57ad978655171a8af2cfd89baa02a97fcb773067aef7794d6913374"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
    "id": 1,
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "result": {
        "blockHash": "0x67c0303244ae4beeec329e0c66198e8db8938a94d15a366c7514626528abfc8c",
        "blockNumber": "0x6914b0",
        "contractAddress": "0x471a8bf3fd0dfbe20658a97155388cec674190bf", // or null, if none was created
        "from": "0xc931d93e97ab07fe42d923478ba2465f2",
        "to": null,  // value is null because this example transaction is a contract creation
        "cumulativeGasUsed": "0x158e33",
        "gasUsed": "0xba2e6",
        "logs": [], // logs as returned by eth_getFilterLogs, etc.
        "logsBloom": "0x00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
        "root": null,
        "status": "0x1",
        "transactionHash": "0x444172bef57ad978655171a8af2cfd89baa02a97fcb773067aef7794d6913374",
        "transactionIndex": "0x4"
    }
}

eth_getUncleByBlockHashAndIndex

Returns information about a uncle of a block by hash and uncle index position.

Note: An uncle doesn’t contain individual transactions.

Parameters

  1. Hash - Hash of a block.
  2. Quantity - The uncle’s index position.
params: [
  "0xc6ef2fc5426d6ad6fd9e2a26abeab0aa2411b7ab17f30a99d3cb96aed1d1055b",
  "0x0" // 0
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getUncleByBlockHashAndIndex","params":["0xc6ef2fc5426d6ad6fd9e2a26abeab0aa2411b7ab17f30a99d3cb96aed1d1055b","0x0"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

eth_getUncleByBlockNumberAndIndex

Returns information about a uncle of a block by number and uncle index position.

Note: An uncle doesn’t contain individual transactions.

Parameters

  1. Quantity or Tag - a block number, or the string 'earliest', 'latest' or 'pending', as in the default block parameter.
  2. Quantity - The uncle’s index position.
params: [
  "0x29c", // 668
  "0x0" // 0
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getUncleByBlockNumberAndIndex","params":["0x29c","0x0"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

eth_getUncleCountByBlockHash

Returns the number of uncles in a block from a block matching the given block hash.

Parameters

  1. Hash - 32 Bytes - hash of a block.
params: ["0xb903239f8543d04b5dc1ba6579132b143087c68db1b2168786408fcbce568238"]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getUncleCountByBlockHash","params":["0xb903239f8543d04b5dc1ba6579132b143087c68db1b2168786408fcbce568238"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x0" // 0
}

eth_getUncleCountByBlockNumber

Returns the number of uncles in a block from a block matching the given block number.

Parameters

  1. Quantity or Tag - integer of a block number, or the string ‘latest’, ‘earliest’ or ‘pending’, see the default block parameter.
params: [
  "0xe8" // 232
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_getUncleCountByBlockNumber","params":["0xe8"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x1" // 1
}

eth_getWork

Returns the hash of the current block, the seedHash, and the boundary condition to be met (“target”).

Parameters

None

Returns

Example

Request

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

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": [
    "0x1234567890abcdef1234567890abcdef1234567890abcdef1234567890abcdef",
    "0x5EED00000000000000000000000000005EED0000000000000000000000000000",
    "0xd1ff1c01710000000000000000000000d1ff1c01710000000000000000000000",
    "0x1" // 1
  ]
}

eth_hashrate

Returns the number of hashes per second that the node is mining with.

Parameters

None

Returns

Example

Request

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

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x38a" // 906
}

eth_mining

Returns true if client is actively mining new blocks.

Parameters

None

Returns

Example

Request

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

Response

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

eth_newBlockFilter

Creates a filter in the node, to notify when a new block arrives. To check if the state has changed, call eth_getFilterChanges.

Parameters

None

Returns

Example

Request

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

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x1" // 1
}

eth_newFilter

Creates a filter object, based on filter options, to notify when the state changes (logs). To check if the state has changed, call eth_getFilterChanges.

A note on specifying topic filters:

Topics are order-dependent. A transaction with a log with topics [A, B] will be matched by the following topic filters:

Parameters

  1. Object - The filter options:
    • fromBlock: Quantity or Tag - (optional) (default: latest) Integer block number, or 'latest' for the last mined block or 'pending', 'earliest' for not yet mined transactions.
    • toBlock: Quantity or Tag - (optional) (default: latest) Integer block number, or 'latest' for the last mined block or 'pending', 'earliest' for not yet mined transactions.
    • address: Address - (optional) 20 Bytes - Contract address or a list of addresses from which logs should originate.
    • topics: Array - (optional) Array of 32 Bytes Data topics. Topics are order-dependent. It’s possible to pass in null to match any topic, or a subarray of multiple topics of which one should be matching.
    • limit: Quantity - (optional) The maximum number of entries to retrieve (latest first).
params: [{
  "fromBlock": "0x1", // 1
  "toBlock": "0x2", // 2
  "address": "0x8888f1f195afa192cfee860698584c030f4c9db1",
  "topics": [
    "0x000000000000000000000000a94f5374fce5edbc8e2a8697c15331677e6ebf0b", // This topic in first position
    null, // Any topic in second position
    [
      "0x000000000000000000000000a94f5374fce5edbc8e2a8697c15331677e6ebf0b",
      "0x000000000000000000000000aff3454fce5edbc8cca8697c15331677e6ebccc"
    ] // Either topic of the two in third position
  ] // ... and anything after
}]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_newFilter","params":[{"fromBlock":"0x1","toBlock":"0x2","address":"0x8888f1f195afa192cfee860698584c030f4c9db1","topics":["0x000000000000000000000000a94f5374fce5edbc8e2a8697c15331677e6ebf0b",null,["0x000000000000000000000000a94f5374fce5edbc8e2a8697c15331677e6ebf0b","0x000000000000000000000000aff3454fce5edbc8cca8697c15331677e6ebccc"]]}],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x1" // 1
}

eth_newPendingTransactionFilter

Creates a filter in the node, to notify when new pending transactions arrive.

To check if the state has changed, call eth_getFilterChanges.

Parameters

None

Returns

Example

Request

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

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x1" // 1
}

eth_protocolVersion

Returns the current ethereum protocol version.

Parameters

None

Returns

Example

Request

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

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x63" // 99
}

eth_sendRawTransaction

Creates new message call transaction or a contract creation for signed transactions.

Note: eth_submitTransaction is an alias of this method.

Parameters

  1. Data - The signed transaction data.
params: ["0xd46e8dd67c5d32be8d46e8dd67c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f072445675058bb8eb970870f072445675"]

Returns

Use eth_getTransactionReceipt to get the contract address, after the transaction was mined, when you created a contract.

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_sendRawTransaction","params":["0xd46e8dd67c5d32be8d46e8dd67c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f072445675058bb8eb970870f072445675"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0xe670ec64341771606e55d6b4ca35a1a6b75ee3d5145a99d05921026d15273311"
}

eth_sendTransaction

Creates new message call transaction or a contract creation, if the data field contains code.

Parameters

  1. Object - The transaction object.
    • from: Address - 20 Bytes - The address the transaction is send from.
    • to: Address - (optional) 20 Bytes - The address the transaction is directed to.
    • gas: Quantity - (optional) Integer of the gas provided for the transaction execution. eth_call consumes zero gas, but this parameter may be needed by some executions.
    • gasPrice: Quantity - (optional) Integer of the gas price used for each paid gas.
    • value: Quantity - (optional) Integer of the value sent with this transaction.
    • data: Data - (optional) 4 byte hash of the method signature followed by encoded parameters. For details see Ethereum Contract ABI.
    • nonce: Quantity - (optional) Integer of a nonce. This allows to overwrite your own pending transactions that use the same nonce.
    • condition: Object - (optional) Conditional submission of the transaction. Can be either an integer block number { block: 1 } or UTC timestamp (in seconds) { time: 1491290692 } or null.
params: [{
  "from": "0xb60e8dd61c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f07233155",
  "to": "0xd46e8dd67c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f07244567",
  "gas": "0x76c0", // 30400
  "gasPrice": "0x9184e72a000", // 10000000000000
  "value": "0x9184e72a", // 2441406250
  "data": "0xd46e8dd67c5d32be8d46e8dd67c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f072445675058bb8eb970870f072445675"
}]

Returns

Use eth_getTransactionReceipt to get the contract address, after the transaction was mined, when you created a contract.

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_sendTransaction","params":[{"from":"0xb60e8dd61c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f07233155","to":"0xd46e8dd67c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f07244567","gas":"0x76c0","gasPrice":"0x9184e72a000","value":"0x9184e72a","data":"0xd46e8dd67c5d32be8d46e8dd67c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f072445675058bb8eb970870f072445675"}],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0xe670ec64341771606e55d6b4ca35a1a6b75ee3d5145a99d05921026d15273311"
}

eth_sign

The sign method calculates an Ethereum specific signature with: sign(keccak256("Ethereum Signed Message: " + len(message) + message))).

Parameters

  1. Address - 20 Bytes - address.
  2. Data - Data which hash to sign.
params: [
  "0xcd2a3d9f938e13cd947ec05abc7fe734df8dd826",
  "0x5363686f6f6c627573" // Schoolbus
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_sign","params":["0xcd2a3d9f938e13cd947ec05abc7fe734df8dd826","0x5363686f6f6c627573"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0xb1092cb5b23c2aa55e5b5787729c6be812509376de99a52bea2b41e5a5f8601c5641e74d01e4493c17bf1ef8b179c49362b2c721222128d58422a539310c6ecd1b"
}

eth_signTransaction

Signs transactions without dispatching it to the network. It can be later submitted using eth_sendRawTransaction.

Parameters

  1. Object - Transaction object, see eth_sendTransaction.
    • from: Address - 20 Bytes - The address the transaction is send from.
    • to: Address - (optional) 20 Bytes - The address the transaction is directed to.
    • gas: Quantity - (optional) Integer of the gas provided for the transaction execution. eth_call consumes zero gas, but this parameter may be needed by some executions.
    • gasPrice: Quantity - (optional) Integer of the gas price used for each paid gas.
    • value: Quantity - (optional) Integer of the value sent with this transaction.
    • data: Data - (optional) 4 byte hash of the method signature followed by encoded parameters. For details see Ethereum Contract ABI.
    • nonce: Quantity - (optional) Integer of a nonce. This allows to overwrite your own pending transactions that use the same nonce.
    • condition: Object - (optional) Conditional submission of the transaction. Can be either an integer block number { block: 1 } or UTC timestamp (in seconds) { time: 1491290692 } or null.

Returns

Example

Request

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

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": {
    "raw": "0xd46e8dd67c5d32be8d46e8dd67c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f072445675058bb8eb970870f072445675",
    "tx": {
      "hash": "0xc6ef2fc5426d6ad6fd9e2a26abeab0aa2411b7ab17f30a99d3cb96aed1d1055b",
      "nonce": "0x0", // 0
      "blockHash": "0xbeab0aa2411b7ab17f30a99d3cb9c6ef2fc5426d6ad6fd9e2a26a6aed1d1055b",
      "blockNumber": "0x15df", // 5599
      "transactionIndex": "0x1", // 1
      "from": "0x407d73d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1",
      "to": "0x853f43d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1",
      "value": "0x7f110", // 520464
      "gas": "0x7f110", // 520464
      "gasPrice": "0x09184e72a000",
      "input": "0x603880600c6000396000f300603880600c6000396000f3603880600c6000396000f360"
    }
  }
}

eth_submitHashrate

Used for submitting mining hashrate.

Parameters

  1. Data - a hexadecimal string representation (32 bytes) of the hash rate.
  2. Data - A random hexadecimal(32 bytes) ID identifying the client.
params: [
  "0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000500000",
  "0x59daa26581d0acd1fce254fb7e85952f4c09d0915afd33d3886cd914bc7d283c"
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_submitHashrate","params":["0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000500000","0x59daa26581d0acd1fce254fb7e85952f4c09d0915afd33d3886cd914bc7d283c"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

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

eth_submitWork

Used for submitting a proof-of-work solution.

Parameters

  1. Data - 8 Bytes - The nonce found (64 bits).
  2. Data - 32 Bytes - The header’s pow-hash (256 bits)
  3. Data - 32 Bytes - The mix digest (256 bits).
params: [
  "0x0000000000000001",
  "0x1234567890abcdef1234567890abcdef1234567890abcdef1234567890abcdef",
  "0xD1FE5700000000000000000000000000D1FE5700000000000000000000000000"
]

Returns

Example

Request

curl --data '{"method":"eth_submitWork","params":["0x0000000000000001","0x1234567890abcdef1234567890abcdef1234567890abcdef1234567890abcdef","0xD1FE5700000000000000000000000000D1FE5700000000000000000000000000"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST localhost:8545

Response

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

eth_syncing

Returns an object with data about the sync status or false.

Parameters

None

Returns

Example

Request

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

Response

{
  "id": 1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": {
    "startingBlock": "0x384", // 900
    "currentBlock": "0x386", // 902
    "highestBlock": "0x454" // 1108
  } // Or `false` when not syncing
}

eth_uninstallFilter

Uninstalls a filter with given id. Should always be called when watch is no longer needed. Additonally Filters timeout when they aren’t requested with eth_getFilterChanges for a period of time.

Parameters

  1. Quantity - The filter id.
params: [
  "0xb" // 11
]

Returns

Example

Request

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

Response

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