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Network Configurations#

This is the information required to run a validator node or to develop on the different Flare networks.

  • Flare is the main network, launched in July 2022.
  • Songbird is the canary network, used for testing features under “real fire” conditions, before deploying them on the main network, and live since September 2021.
  • Coston is Flare's public test network launched in January 2021.

Configuration Values#

Flare Songbird Coston
ChainID 14 19 16
Asset Ticker FLR SGB CFLR
RPC endpoint flare-api songbird-api coston-api
Block Explorer flare-explorer songbird-explorer coston-explorer
Test Faucet - - coston-faucet

Please note that all RPC endpoints are rate-limited to avoid spamming attacks.

Sample query

curl -s -m 10 https://flare-api.flare.network/ext/health | jq

Additional Notes#

RPC Nodes for Connected Chains#

Along with the endpoints listed above to interact with its own networks, Flare offers public RPC nodes for a series of other blockchain networks, to bootstrap development of connected services like attestation providers.

RPC endpoint: https://bitcoin-api.flare.network

Sample query

curl -s -X POST -m 10 -H "Content-type: application/json" \
-d '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"hc", "method": "getblockchaininfo", "params":[]}' \
-u public:d681co1pe2l3wcj9adrm2orlk0j5r5gr3wghgxt58tvge594co0k1ciljxq9glei \
https://bitcoin-api.flare.network | jq

RPC endpoint: https://litecoin-api.flare.network

Sample query

curl -s -X POST -m 10 -H "Content-type: application/json" \
-d '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"hc", "method": "getblockchaininfo", "params":[]}' \
-u public:ntvzi4i1yne499t7vcdjqhhp92m3jvm0bb6dkpr406gkndvuns9sg6th3jd393uc \
https://litecoin-api.flare.network | jq

RPC endpoint: https://dogecoin-api.flare.network

Sample query

curl -s -X POST -m 10 -H "Content-type: application/json" \
-d '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"hc", "method": "getblockchaininfo", "params":[]}' \
-u public:6r1e5z3w9g6qruvkzkqvz8w67yqrq5js2cmyl2f1cncbp7gpp7tqixqskuub5v70 \
https://dogecoin-api.flare.network | jq

RPC endpoint: https://xrpl-api.flare.network

Sample query

curl -s -X POST -m 10 -H "Content-type: application/json" \
-d '{"method": "server_info", "params":[{"api_version": 1}]}' \
https://xrpl-api.flare.network | jq

RPC endpoint: https://algorand-api.flare.network

Sample query

curl -s -m 10 \
-H "X-Algo-API-Token: zl748k3wddvld8cvn64utnslbf7otorkijp84se0f58pmuu0shgm27gttpcjpmuq" \
https://algorand-api.flare.network/v2/status | jq

Last update: 2022-08-01
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