net_listening | Optimism

Optimism API method net_listening checks if the client is actively listening for network connections. This method is useful for diagnosing network issues or confirming the node's network status.


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This method does not require any parameters.


  • result — a boolean value indicating whether the client is actively listening for network connections.

Use case

The net_listening method is essential for:

  • Network administrators and node operators to verify the operational status of their Optimism client.
  • Developers and services that need to ensure their node is correctly configured to participate in the network.
  • Automated systems that monitor the health and connectivity of Optimism nodes.

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