History Api Plugin

Deprecation Notice

The history_plugin that the history_api_plugin depends upon is deprecated and will no longer be maintained. Please use the state_history_plugin or the trace_api_plugin instead.


The history_api_plugin exposes functionality from the history_plugin to the RPC API interface managed by the http_plugin, providing read-only access to blockchain data.

It provides four RPC API endpoints:

  • get_actions
  • get_transaction
  • get_key_accounts
  • get_controlled_accounts
More Info

See HISTORY section of RPC API.

The four actions listed above are used by the following cleos commands (matching order):

  • get actions
  • get transaction
  • get accounts
  • get servants


# config.ini
plugin = eosio::history_api_plugin
# command-line
nodeos ... --plugin eosio::history_api_plugin




Load Dependency Examples

# config.ini
plugin = eosio::history_plugin
plugin = eosio::chain_plugin
plugin = eosio::http_plugin
# command-line
nodeos ... --plugin eosio::history_plugin [options]  \
           --plugin eosio::chain_plugin [operations] [options]  \
           --plugin eosio::http_plugin [options]