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Num Ds Blocks

Returns the current number of validated Directory Service blocks in the network. This is represented as a String.

Example Request

curl -d '{
    "id": "1",
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "method": "GetNumDSBlocks",
    "params": [""]
}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST ""
const numDsBlock = await zilliqa.blockchain.getNumDSBlocks();
public class App {
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {
        HttpProvider client = new HttpProvider("");
        Rep<String> numDSBlocks = client.getNumDSBlocks();
        System.out.println(new Gson().toJson(numDSBlocks));
from pyzil.zilliqa import chain
func GetNumDSBlocks() {
    provider := NewProvider("")
    response := provider.GetNumDSBlocks()
    result, _ := json.Marshal(response)

Example Response

  "id": "1",
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "5899"

HTTP Request

Chain(s) URL(s)
Zilliqa mainnet
Developer testnet
Local testnet http://localhost:4201/
Isolated server


Parameter Type Required Description
id string Required "1"
jsonrpc string Required "2.0"
method string Required "GetNumDSBlocks"
params string Required Empty string ""