How to Connect to Celestia

Learn how to connect to the Celestia blockchain with Blockdaemon.

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

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Visit the Celestia marketplace page to explore Blockdaemon’s Celestia infrastructure.


How to Access Your Blockdaemon Celestia Credentials

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

  1. Log into the Blockdaemon app.
  2. Click Nodes under the Access menu.
  3. Select the Celestia 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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Cosmos REST Connection for Celestia

The example below shows how to get the latest block.

curl -X GET -H 'Content-Type: application/json' 'https://<YOUR_UNIQUE_IDENTIFIER>.mainnet.celestia.bdnodes.net/cosmos_rest/cosmos/base/tendermint/v1beta1/YOUR_REST_METHOD?auth=YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN'
  • ReplaceYOUR_UNIQUE_IDENTIFIERwith your unique identifier from Blockdaemon.
  • Replace YOUR_REST_METHOD with your chosen REST method.
  • Replace YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN with the Auth Token in the Blockdaemon app.

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Info:

Please refer to the Cosmos documentation for a list of available REST method.


Celestia Tendermint RPC Connection via cURL

curl -X POST -H 'Content-Type: application/json' --data '{"method": "YOUR_RPC_METHOD", "params": [YOUR_PARAMS], "id": 1}' 'https://<YOUR_UNIQUE_IDENTIFIER>.mainnet.celestia.bdnodes.net/tendermint_rpc?auth=YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN'
  • Replace YOUR_RPC_METHOD with your chosen RPC method.
  • Replace YOUR_PARAMS with your chosen RPC parameters.
  • ReplaceYOUR_UNIQUE_IDENTIFIERwith your unique identifier from Blockdaemon.
  • Replace YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN with the Auth Token in the Blockdaemon app.

Celestia 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.


Celestia Tendermint REST Connection via cURL

curl -X POST -H 'Content-Type: application/json' 'https://<YOUR_UNIQUE_IDENTIFIER>.mainnet.celestia.bdnodes.net/tendermint_rest/status?auth=YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN'
  • ReplaceYOUR_UNIQUE_IDENTIFIERwith your unique identifier from Blockdaemon.
  • Replace YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN with the Auth Token in the Blockdaemon app.

Celestia Connection via gRPC

grpcurl -H "X-Auth-Token: YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN" <YOUR_UNIQUE_IDENTIFIER>.mainnet.celestia.bdnodes.net:443 list
  • Replace YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN with the Auth Token in the Blockdaemon app.
  • ReplaceYOUR_UNIQUE_IDENTIFIERwith your unique identifier from Blockdaemon.

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Info:

Please see the list of supported gRPC services here.

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