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Working with Ethereum: The Geth Client

Working with Ethereum: The Geth Client


Overview/Description
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description

Ethereum clients enable your machine to connect as a node to an Ethereum network. Explore how the Geth client can be used to provision a private network, connect to it as a node, and then interact with it as a node.



Expected Duration (hours)
0.8

Lesson Objectives

Working with Ethereum: The Geth Client

  • create a private blockchain network using the Geth CLI and connect to it as a node
  • use the Geth console to access the various management APIs such as personal, admin, and miner
  • work with the miner API to begin mining blocks and earning ether as part of mining rewards
  • invoke an ether transfer transaction and add it to the blockchain by mining it
  • connect a new node to the private Ethereum network and add it as a peer of the existing node
  • recall the Geth commands to invoke transactions and the various APIs accessible from the console
  • Course Number:
    it_bcwketdj_04_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate