How to Connect to Avalanche

Learn how to connect to the Avalanche blockchain with Blockdaemon.

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



If you haven't configured any infrastructures, visit the Avalanche marketplace page to learn more about Blockdaemon's Avalanche options.

How to access Your Blockdaemon Avalanche Credentials

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

  1. Log into the Blockdaemon app.
  2. In the Blockchain Access menu, click Nodes.
  3. Click the Avalanche node.
  4. Click the Connect tab.

In the Connection Information area, you'll find the following:

  • Your Endpoint URL
  • Your Auth Token

How to Connect to Avalanche via cURL

curl --request POST --url 'YOUR_ENDPOINT_URL/ext/bc/C/rpc?auth=YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN' --header 'Content-Type: application/json' --data '{"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"web3_clientVersion","params":[YOUR_PARAMS],"id":67}'
  • ReplaceYOUR_ENDPOINT_URLwith the Endpoint URL in the Blockdaemon app.
  • ReplaceYOUR_AUTH_TOKENwith the Auth Token in the Blockdaemon app.
  • ReplaceYOUR_PARAMSwith your chosen RPC parameters.

Avalanche Connection via WebSocket

wscat -H "X-Auth-Token: YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN" -c wss://YOUR_ENDPOINT_URL:8443/websocket
  • Replace YOUR_ENDPOINT_URL with the Endpoint URL in the Blockdaemon app.
  • Replace YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN with the Auth Token in the Blockdaemon app.



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

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