ledger_current

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The ledger_current method returns the unique identifiers of the current in-progress ledger. This command is mostly useful for testing, because the ledger returned is still in flux.

Request Format

An example of the request format:

{
   "id": 2,
   "command": "ledger_current"
}
{
    "method": "ledger_current",
    "params": [
        {}
    ]
}
#Syntax: ledger_current
rippled ledger_current

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The request contains no parameters.

Response Format

An example of a successful response:

{
  "id": 2,
  "status": "success",
  "type": "response",
  "result": {
    "ledger_current_index": 6643240
  }
}
200 OK
{
    "result": {
        "ledger_current_index": 8696233,
        "status": "success"
    }
}

The response follows the standard format, with a successful result containing the following field:

Field Type Description
ledger_current_index Unsigned Integer Sequence number of this ledger

A ledger_hash field is not provided, because the hash of the current ledger is constantly changing along with its contents.

Possible Errors