How to Access Solana WebSocket Connection

Learn how to connect with Solana WebSocket.

Step 1: Authorize your request. Learn more: Authentication Guide

wsdump --headers 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

Step 2: Use the following WebSocket URL:


Step 3: Specify a Solana method in the request body:

  "jsonrpc": "2.0", 
  "id": 1, 
  "method": "slotSubscribe"

Example Request

Here is an example for using slotsubscribe to receive notification anytime a slot is processed by the validator

--headers 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' \
wss:// \
'{ "jsonrpc": "2.0", "id": 1, "method": "slotSubscribe" }'

The following is a typical response you will get:

  "jsonrpc": "2.0", 
  "result": 0, 
  "id": 1 

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