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Header Height (GET)

Method
Description
GET
Returns the header with the given height

Request URI

/api/v1/chain/header/byHeight?height=<start_height>&count=<count>
Note: The http request MUST allow either application/octet-stream or application/json response bodies, preferably by setting an explicit "Accept" http request header. Octet-stream will return the block headers as a stream of raw bytes.

Parameters Used

ID
TYPE
Description
Required/Optional
height
Integer
A start height must be entered or it will return an error
Required
count
Integer
The count of headers (Default =1).
Optional
Sample Response
[
{
"hash": "00000000a160d1befcf1f03769e6ceaaaefee43c11778d45984f3f22c7ab4913",
"version": 1,
"prevBlockHash": "00000000d4dd87be8e30d9ca2b9b5a5be61d3b5347d25eb05019d39657f07944",
"merkleRoot": "177b2d11d42e44c16cc31a32a0b0d96d2527fac42cbc15bb137f69f945c79a4a",
"creationTimestamp": 1248330740,
"difficultyTarget": 486604799,
"nonce": 3507266603,
"transactionCount": 0,
"work": 4295032833
}
]
Note: The transactionCount is 0 since this client listens for header hashes only and does not capture the number of transactions in each block. This attribute will be removed in a later version of this application.