getconnectioncount | Bitcoin

The getconnectioncount method returns the number of connections the node has to other nodes in the network. This can be useful for monitoring the node's connectivity and network health.


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  • result — an integer representing the current number of connections to other nodes.
  • error — an object containing an error message if an error occurred, otherwise null.
  • id — an integer representing the ID of the request.

Use case

The getconnectioncount method is particularly useful for node operators and network administrators to monitor the node's network connectivity. A healthy node should have multiple connections to ensure redundancy and robustness in the network.

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