eth_call

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

Parameters:

Object - The transaction call object

  • from: DATA, 20 Bytes - (optional) The address the transaction is sent from.

  • to: DATA, 20 Bytes - The address the transaction is directed to.

  • gas: QUANTITY - (optional) Integer of the gas provided for the transaction execution. eth_call consumes zero gas, but this parameter may be needed by some executions.

  • gasPrice: QUANTITY - (optional) Integer of the gasPrice used for each paid gas

  • value: QUANTITY - (optional) Integer of the value sent with this transaction

  • data: DATA - (optional) Hash of the method signature and encoded parameters. Data size is limited to 20KB. For details see Ethereum Contract ABI in the Solidity documentation

  • QUANTITY|TAG - integer block number, or the string "latest"

Returns:

DATA - the return value of executed contract.

Example:

// Request
curl https://ethereum.blockpi.network/v1/rpc/your-rpc-key -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/json" --data '{"method":"eth_call","params":[{"from":null,"to":"0x6b175474e89094c44da98b954eedeac495271d0f","data":"0x70a082310000000000000000000000006E0d01A76C3Cf4288372a29124A26D4353EE51BE"}, "latest"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}'