eth_call

Executes a new message call immediately without creating a transaction on the block chain.

Note that the execution is limited to 5s and the call will fail if it takes longer to execute.

Request

curl 'https://rpc.web3api.io?x-api-key=YOUR-API-KEY' \
    -X POST \
    -H 'x-amberdata-blockchain-id: ethereum-mainnet' \
    -d '{"jsonrpc":"2.0","id":1,"method":"eth_call","params":[{"from":"0xb60e8dd61c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f07233155","to":"0xd46e8dd67c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f07244567","gas":"0x76c0","gasPrice":"0x9184e72a000","value":"0x9184e72a","data":"0xd46e8dd67c5d32be8d46e8dd67c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f072445675058bb8eb970870f072445675"},"latest"]}'

Field

Description

0.from

The address the transaction is sent from.

0.to

The address the transaction is directed to.

0.gas

Integer of the gas provided for the transaction execution. eth_call consumes zero gas, but this parameter may be needed by some executions.

0.gasPrice

Integer of the gasPrice used for each paid gas.

0.value

Integer of the value sent with this transaction.

0.data

Hash of the method signature and encoded parameters. For details see Ethereum Contract ABI.

1* - blockNumber

Integer block number, or the string "latest", "earliest" or "pending", see the default block parameter.

*Required

Response

{
  "id":1,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x"
}

Type

Description

string

The return value of executed contract.