How to open RPC/WS to external connections¶
In order to accept incoming connections from the network you need to configure the node accordingly. This can be done editing the
The default for the node is to listen to localhost only, using port 8456 for web-socket and 8545 for rpc.
Once edited, save the file and restart your node. Use netstat to check the changes.
The first parameter enables web-socket, the second sets the IP address to listen to, the third is the port
--ws --wsaddr "0.0.0.0" --wsport "8546"
The first parameter enables rpc, the second sets the IP address to listen to, the third is the port
--rpc --rpcaddr "0.0.0.0" --rpcport "8545"