IRISLCD User Guide

Basic Functionality Description

  1. Provide restful APIs and swagger-ui to show these APIs
  2. Verify query proof


IRISLCD has two subcommands:

subcommand Description Example command
version Print the IRISLCD version irislcd version
start Start a IRISLCD node irislcd start --chain-id=<chain-id>

start subcommand has these options:

Parameter Type Default Required Description
chain-id string null true Chain ID of Tendermint node
home string "$HOME/.irislcd" false Directory for config and data, such as key and checkpoint
node string "tcp://localhost:26657" false Full node to connect to
laddr string "tcp://localhost:1317" false Address for server to listen on
trust-node bool false false Trust connected full nodes (Don't verify proofs for responses)
max-open int 1000 false The number of maximum open connections
cors string "" false Set the domains that can make CORS requests

Sample Commands

  1. By default, IRISLCD doesn't trust the connected full node. But if you are sure about that the connected full node is trustable, then you should run IRISLCD with --trust-node option:
irislcd start --chain-id=<chain-id> --trust-node
  1. If you want to access your IRISLCD in another machine, you have to specify --laddr, for instance:
irislcd start --chain-id=<chain-id> --laddr=tcp://


Once IRISLCD is started, you can open localhost:1317/swagger-ui/ in your explorer and all restful APIs will be shown. The `swagger-ui· page has detailed description about APIs' functionality and required parameters. Here we just list all APIs and briedly introduce their functionality.

  1. Tendermint APIs, such as query blocks, transactions and validatorset

    1. GET /node_info: The properties of the connected node
    2. GET /syncing: Syncing state of node
    3. GET /blocks/latest: Get the latest block
    4. GET /blocks/{height}: Get a block at a certain height
    5. GET /validatorsets/latest: Get the latest validator set
    6. GET /validatorsets/{height}: Get a validator set a certain height
    7. GET /txs/{hash}: Get a Tx by hash
    8. GET /txs: Search transactions
    9. POST /txs: Broadcast Tx
  2. Key management APIs

    1. GET /keys: List of accounts stored locally
    2. POST /keys: Create a new account locally
    3. GET /keys/seed: Create a new seed to create a new account with
    4. GET /keys/{name}: Get a certain locally stored account
    5. PUT /keys/{name}: Update the password for this account in the KMS
    6. DELETE /keys/{name}: Remove an account
    7. GET /auth/accounts/{address}: Get the account information on blockchain
    8. POST /keys/{name}/recover: Recover a account from a seed
  3. Create, sign and broadcast transactions

    1. POST /tx/sign: Sign a transation
    2. POST /tx/broadcast: Broadcast a signed StdTx with amino encoding signature and public key
    3. POST /txs/send: Send non-amino encoding transaction
    4. GET /bank/coin/{coin-type}: Get coin type
    5. GET /bank/token-stats: Get token statistic
    6. GET /bank/balances/{address}: Get the account information on blockchain
    7. POST /bank/accounts/{address}/transfers: Send coins (build -> sign -> send)
    8. POST /bank/burn: Burn coins
  4. Stake module APIs

    1. POST /stake/delegators/{delegatorAddr}/delegate: Submit delegation transaction
    2. POST /stake/delegators/{delegatorAddr}/redelegate: Submit redelegation transaction
    3. POST /stake/delegators/{delegatorAddr}/unbond: Submit unbonding transaction
    4. GET /stake/delegators/{delegatorAddr}/delegations: Get all delegations from a delegator
    5. GET /stake/delegators/{delegatorAddr}/unbonding_delegations: Get all unbonding delegations from a delegator
    6. GET /stake/delegators/{delegatorAddr}/redelegations: Get all redelegations from a delegator
    7. GET /stake/delegators/{delegatorAddr}/validators: Query all validators that a delegator is bonded to
    8. GET /stake/delegators/{delegatorAddr}/validators/{validatorAddr}: Query a validator that a delegator is bonded to
    9. GET /stake/delegators/{delegatorAddr}/txs :Get all staking txs (i.e msgs) from a delegator
    10. GET /stake/delegators/{delegatorAddr}/delegations/{validatorAddr}: Query the current delegation between a delegator and a validator
    11. GET /stake/delegators/{delegatorAddr}/unbonding_delegations/{validatorAddr}: Query all unbonding delegations between a delegator and a validator
    12. GET /stake/validators: Get all validator candidates
    13. GET /stake/validators/{validatorAddr}: Query the information from a single validator
    14. GET /stake/validators/{validatorAddr}/unbonding_delegations: Get all unbonding delegations from a validator
    15. GET /stake/validators/{validatorAddr}/redelegations: Get all outgoing redelegations from a validator
    16. GET /stake/pool: Get the current state of the staking pool
    17. GET /stake/parameters: Get the current staking parameter values
  5. Governance module APIs

    1. POST /gov/proposal: Submit a proposal
    2. GET /gov/proposals: Query proposals
    3. POST /gov/proposals/{proposalId}/deposits: Deposit tokens to a proposal
    4. GET /gov/proposals/{proposalId}/deposits: Query deposits
    5. POST /gov/proposals/{proposalId}/votes: Vote a proposal
    6. GET /gov/proposals/{proposalId}/votes: Query voters
    7. GET /gov/proposals/{proposalId}: Query a proposal
    8. GET /gov/proposals/{proposalId}/deposits/{depositor}: Query deposit
    9. GET /gov/proposals/{proposalId}/votes/{voter}: Query vote
    10. GET/gov/params: Query governance parameters
  6. Slashing module APIs

    1. GET /slashing/validators/{validatorPubKey}/signing_info: Get sign info of given validator
    2. POST /slashing/validators/{validatorAddr}/unjail: Unjail a jailed validator
  7. Distribution module APIs

    1. POST /distribution/{delegatorAddr}/withdrawAddress: Set withdraw address
    2. GET /distribution/{delegatorAddr}/withdrawAddress: Query withdraw address
    3. POST /distribution/{delegatorAddr}/withdrawReward: Withdraw address
    4. GET /distribution/{delegatorAddr}/distrInfo/{validatorAddr}: Query distribution information for a delegation
    5. GET /distribution/{delegatorAddr}/distrInfos: Query distribution information list for a given delegator
    6. GET /distribution/{validatorAddr}/valDistrInfo: Query withdraw address
  8. Query app version

    1. GET /version: Version of IRISLCD
    2. GET /node_version: Version of the connected node

Special Parameters

These apis are picked out from above section. And they can be used to build and broadcast transactions:

  1. POST /bank/accounts/{address}/transfers: Send tokens (build -> sign -> send)
  2. POST /stake/delegators/{delegatorAddr}/delegate: Submit delegation transaction
  3. POST /stake/delegators/{delegatorAddr}/redelegate: Submit redelegation transaction
  4. POST /stake/delegators/{delegatorAddr}/unbond: Submit unbonding transaction
  5. POST /gov/proposal: Submit a proposal
  6. POST /gov/proposals/{proposalId}/deposits: Deposit tokens to a proposal
  7. POST /gov/proposals/{proposalId}/votes: Vote a proposal
  8. POST /slashing/validators/{validatorAddr}/unjail: Unjail a jailed validator

They all support the these special query parameters below. By default, their values are all false. And each parameter has its unique priority( Here 0 is the top priority). If multiple parameters are specified to true, then the parameters with lower priority will be ignored. For instance, if generate-only is true, then all other parameters, such as simulate and commit will be ignored.

parameter name Type Default Priority Description
generate-only bool false 0 Build an unsigned transaction and write it back
simulate bool false 1 Ignore the gas field and perform a simulation of a transaction, but don’t broadcast it
commit bool false 2 Wait for transaction being included in a block
async bool false 3 Broadcast transaction asynchronously