getblockchaininfo - Zcash 4.3.0 RPC

getblockchaininfo
Returns an object containing various state info regarding block chain processing.

Note that when the chain tip is at the last block before a network upgrade activation,
consensus.chaintip != consensus.nextblock.

Result:
{
  "chain": "xxxx",        (string) current network name as defined in BIP70 (main, test, regtest)
  "blocks": xxxxxx,         (numeric) the current number of blocks processed in the server
  "initial_block_download_complete": xx, (boolean) true if the initial download of the blockchain is complete
  "headers": xxxxxx,        (numeric) the current number of headers we have validated
  "bestblockhash": "...", (string) the hash of the currently best block
  "difficulty": xxxxxx,     (numeric) the current difficulty
  "verificationprogress": xxxx, (numeric) estimate of verification progress [0..1]
  "estimatedheight": xxxx,  (numeric) if syncing, the estimated height of the chain, else the current best height
  "chainwork": "xxxx"     (string) total amount of work in active chain, in hexadecimal
  "size_on_disk": xxxxxx,       (numeric) the estimated size of the block and undo files on disk
  "commitments": xxxxxx,    (numeric) the current number of note commitments in the commitment tree
  "softforks": [            (array) status of softforks in progress
     {
        "id": "xxxx",        (string) name of softfork
        "version": xx,         (numeric) block version
        "enforce": {           (object) progress toward enforcing the softfork rules for new-version blocks
           "status": xx,       (boolean) true if threshold reached
           "found": xx,        (numeric) number of blocks with the new version found
           "required": xx,     (numeric) number of blocks required to trigger
           "window": xx,       (numeric) maximum size of examined window of recent blocks
        },
        "reject": { ... }      (object) progress toward rejecting pre-softfork blocks (same fields as "enforce")
     }, ...
  ],
  "upgrades": {                (object) status of network upgrades
     "xxxx" : {                (string) branch ID of the upgrade
        "name": "xxxx",        (string) name of upgrade
        "activationheight": xxxxxx,  (numeric) block height of activation
        "status": "xxxx",      (string) status of upgrade
        "info": "xxxx",        (string) additional information about upgrade
     }, ...
  },
  "consensus": {               (object) branch IDs of the current and upcoming consensus rules
     "chaintip": "xxxxxxxx",   (string) branch ID used to validate the current chain tip
     "nextblock": "xxxxxxxx"   (string) branch ID that the next block will be validated under
  }
}

Examples:
> zcash-cli getblockchaininfo 
> curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"curltest", "method": "getblockchaininfo", "params": [] }' -H 'content-type: text/plain;' http://127.0.0.1:8232/


Maintained by @_garethtdavies; license of the docs is MIT (see zcash repo), license of the scripts and webpage is also MIT (github repo)

Note it uses a mainnet node