net_peerCount - Ethereum

net_peerCount. Returns number of peers currently connected to the client

net_peerCount - ethereum [Value: 0CU]
Returns number of peers currently connected to the client.
Use cases

Use cases

  • Retrieve a list of managed Ethereum accounts
  • Verify available accounts on the connected node
  • Populate account dropdown menus
Constraints

Constraints

  • Requires node with account management capability
  • Risk of exposing addresses
  • Depends on node's current account configuration
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Language

Request
Examples
curl https://eth.drpc.org \
  -X POST \
  -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
  --data '{"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"net_peerCount","params":[],"id":67}'
'
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Response
200
{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 67,
  "result": "0x8"  
}
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Request params

idinteger
jsonrpcstring
methodstring
ParametersThis method does not accept any parameters.

Response

200

Response params

object
idinteger
jsonrpcstring
resultstring
The integer of the number of connected peers encoded as hexadecimal.