# Ethereum eth/v1/node/peer_count RPC method

Ethereum consensus layer Beacon Chain API call that returns the number of the peers connected to the node.

Parameters:

  • none

Returns:

  • dataobject with:
    • disconnected
    • connecting
    • connected
    • disconnecting

Example:

curl -X GET https://beacon-nd-123-456-789.p2pify.com/3c6e0b8a9c15224a8228b9a98ca1531d/eth/v1/node/peer_count