getbestblockhash (blockchain command)

Bitcoin Core 24.0 RPC

getbestblockhash

Returns the hash of the best (tip) block in the most-work fully-validated chain.

Result

"hex"    (string) the block hash, hex-encoded

Examples

> bitcoin-cli getbestblockhash 
> curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id": "curltest", "method": "getbestblockhash", "params": []}' -H 'content-type: text/plain;' http://127.0.0.1:8332/