How to Connect to Fantom

Learn how easy it is to connect to the Fantom blockchain with Blockdaemon.

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

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Note:

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


How to Access Your Blockdaemon Fantom Credentials

After purchasing your Blockdaemon Fantom infrastructure, access your credentials:

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

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

  • Node URL
  • Auth Token

Fantom RPC connection via cURL

curl -X POST \
-H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
-H "Authorization: Bearer ${YOUR_AUTH_TOKEN}" \
--data '{"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"YOUR_RPC_METHOD","params":[YOUR_PARAMS] }' \
"https://${YOUR_NODE_URL}.bdnodes.net"
  • Replace YOUR_NODE_URL with the node 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.
  • Replace YOUR_PARAMS with your selected RPC parameters.

Fantom Connection via WebSocket

Add your access credentials to a WebSocket connection request:

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

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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.

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