Signs a transaction that can be submitted to the network at a later time using with eth_sendRawTransaction.


Object - The transaction object.

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

  • to: DATA, 20 Bytes - (optional when creating new contract) The address the transaction is directed to.

  • gas: QUANTITY - (optional, default: 90000) Integer of the gas provided for the transaction execution. It will return unused gas.

  • gasPrice: QUANTITY - (optional, default: To-Be-Determined) Integer of the gasPrice used for each paid gas, in Wei.

  • value: QUANTITY - (optional) Integer of the value sent with this transaction, in Wei.

  • data: DATA - The compiled code of a contract OR the hash of the invoked method signature and encoded parameters.

  • nonce: QUANTITY - (optional) Integer of a nonce. This allows to overwrite your own pending transactions that use the same nonce.


DATA - The signed transaction object.


// Request
curl -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/json" --data '{"id": 1,"jsonrpc": "2.0","method": "eth_signTransaction","params": [{"data":"0xd46e8dd67c5d32be8d46e8dd67c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f072445675058bb8eb970870f072445675","from": "0xb60e8dd61c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f07233155","gas": "0x76c0","gasPrice": "0x9184e72a000","to": "0xd46e8dd67c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f07244567","value": "0x9184e72a"}]}'