Developer Resources

General information and links

General Information

POA Core
POA Sokol (Testnet)
POA Core

Block Size

Block Speed

Gas price

Patchset

Native token

Network ID

~10,000,000 Gas

5 sec

1 -10 GWei

Istanbul

POA

99

To mitigate an ongoing denial-of-service attack, validators decided to increase the gas price to a range between 1-10 Gwei. Each validator can determine their own value within this range.

POA Sokol (Testnet)

Block Size

Block Speed

Gas price

Patchset

Native token

Network ID

~10,000,000 Gas

5 sec

1 GWei

Istanbul

SPOA

77

Sokol Faucets

Blockchain Explorers

POA Core
Sokol Testnet
POA Core

BlockScout is the official blockchain explorer for the POA Network. With this full-featured, open-source explorer you can view transactions, accounts & balances, access data via the API and read and verify smart contracts.

2) AnyBlock Analytics Explorer is convenient for exploring recent transactions and blocks and locating basic information extremely quickly.

Sokol Testnet

BlockScout is the official blockchain explorer for the POA Network. With this full-featured, open-source explorer you can view transactions, accounts & balances, access data via the API and read and verify smart contracts.

2) AnyBlock Analytics Explorer is convenient for exploring recent transactions and blocks and locating basic information extremely quickly.

JSON RPC endpoints

There are endpoints provided by POA. They are used to connect to the network. Use these endpoints to connect with DApps or when connecting to the POA Network with MetaMask or other web3 wallets.

POA Core
Sokol Testnet
Kovan Testnet
POA Core

POA Core Network

Main RPC (HTTP2)

https://core.poanetwork.dev/

Main RPC (HTTP)

http://core.poanetwork.dev:8545

RPC Alias (HTTPS/Cloudflare)

https://core.poa.network/

WebSockets

ws://core.poanetwork.dev:8546

Archive node (last 100k blocks)

https://core-archive.blockscout.com/

Network ID

99

Sokol Testnet

POA Sokol Testnet

Main RPC (HTTPS)

https://sokol.poa.network

Main RPC (HTTP)

http://sokol.poa.network:8545

WebSockets

ws://sokol.poa.network:8546

Archive node (last 100k blocks)

http://sokol-archive.blockscout.com/

Network ID

77

Kovan Testnet

Kovan Testnet

Main RPC (HTTPS)

https://kovan.poa.network/

Main RPC (HTTP)

http://kovan.poa.network:8545

WebSockets

ws://kovan.poa.network:8546

Network ID

42

On-Chain Randomness Contract (RandomAuRa)

POA Core
POA Sokol (Testnet)
POA Core

Block

Date

Contract

14350721

03/31/2020

0x67e90a54AeEA85f21949c645082FE95d77BC1E70

POA Sokol (Testnet)

Block

Date

Contract

13391641

02/20/2020

0x8f2b78169B0970F11a762e56659Db52B59CBCf1B

The current implementation requires a chain running Parity's AuRa consensus mechanism with version 2.7.2+. The Random Number generation contract was introduced in this PR.

TokenBridge UI

TokenBridge UI at https://bridge.poa.net/

DApp Management & Developer Tools

  • Pocket provides a decentralized API layer for DApp developers (IOS, Android & Web SDKs available) and blockchain users.

  • TheGraph supports xDai data indexing, querying and display.

  • Tenderly dashboard supports POA transaction inspection - smart contracts can also be pushed to the dashboard for real-time monitoring.

Tenderly Dashboard Gas Profiler example

Additional Resources

POA Mainnet
Sokol Testnet
POA Mainnet
Sokol Testnet