How to Connect to Acala

Learn how to connect to your Acala infrastructure via RPC or WebSocket.

In this guide, you'll learn the following connection methods to the Acala infrastructure:


How to Access Your Blockdaemon Acala Credentials

Once you have purchased your Blockdaemon Acala infrastructure, you can access your credentials:

  1. Log into the Blockdaemon app.
  2. Click Nodes under the Access menu.
  3. Select the Acala node.
  4. Select the Connect tab. You'll find the following information:
    1. Endpoint URL
    2. Auth String
    3. Auth Token

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Info:

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Acala HTTP RPC Connection via cURL

curl -H "Content-Type: application/json" \ 
  -H "Authorization: Bearer YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN" \ 
  -d '{"id":1, "jsonrpc":"2.0", "method": "YOUR_RPC_METHOD"}' \
  https://YOUR_ENDPOINT_URL/para-http-rpc 
  • Replace YOUR_ENDPOINT_URL with the Endpoint URL in the Blockdaemon app.
  • Replace YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN with the Auth Token in the Blockdaemon app.
  • Replace YOUR_RPC_METHOD with your chosen RPC method.

Acala Connection via WebSocket

wscat -H "X-Auth-Token: YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN" -c wss://YOUR_ENDPOINT_URL:8443/websocket

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Info:

wscat is a tool that can connect over WebSocket(s) and may need to be installed. You can use your preferred tool of choice.


Acala Connection via Sidecar API

curl -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
'https://YOUR_ENDPOINT_URL/parachain/YOUR_SIDECAR_ENDPOINT?auth=YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN
  • Replace YOUR_ENDPOINT_URL with the Endpoint URL in the Blockdaemon app.
  • Replace YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN with the Auth Token in the Blockdaemon app.
  • Replace YOUR_SIDECAR_ENDPOINT with your chosen REST endpoint.

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