Version API

class web3.version.Version

The web3.version object exposes methods to interact with the RPC APIs under the version_ namespace.

Properties

The following properties are available on the web3.eth namespace.

Version.api(self)

Returns the current Web3 version.

>>> web3.version.api
"2.6.0"
Version.node(self)
  • Delegates to web3_clientVersion RPC Method

Returns the current client version.

>>> web3.version.node
'Geth/v1.4.11-stable-fed692f6/darwin/go1.7'
Version.ethereum(self)
  • Delegates to eth_protocolVersion RPC Method

Returns the current ethereum protocol version.

>>> web3.version.ethereum
63