Open Node

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What is the Factom Open Node?

Factom Open Node is a public, decentralized, load balanced factomd-node which provides an API to interact with the Factom blockchain protocol. It is an alternative to hosting and maintaining your own factomd-node.

High-availability Factomd API endpoint.
The endpoint only receives the following requests: POST OPTIONS

 Security best practices
  • HTTPS only access via port 443
  • Cloudflare DDOS protection
  • An A+ Qualys SSL rating
  • Least privilege firewall on both nodes and load balancers
  • Configurable rate limiting
 Factomd API
API Documentation

All API commands use JSON-RPC, which is a remote procedure call protocol encoded in JSON. It is a very simple protocol (and very similar to XML-RPC), defining only a handful of data types and commands.

Factomd API Docs

API Clients

There are a variety of libraries for interacting with the Factom blockchain.

Factom Clients

Provided by Factom ANOs