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Rinkeby

Main Ethereum Proof-of-Authority Testnet

Use Cases

Testing Environment for the Ethereum Mainnet.

Description

Rinkeby is an Ethereum test network that allows for blockchain development testing before deployment on Mainnet, the main Ethereum network.

The Proof-of-Authority test network was established in April 2017. It uses the Clique PoA consensus protocol, and is maintained by the Geth developer team.

The network is supported by GethNethermind and Hyperledger Besu.

Quick Facts

Testnet / Live: Test
Chain ID: 4
Network ID: 4
Live Since: April 2017
Block time: 15 seconds
Consensus / block proposer: PoA – Proof-of-Authority
Permissioned: Yes
Governance / Authorities: Known developers who sign the blocks
Client support: Geth only
Block Explorer: Rinkeby Explorer
Network Stats: Rinkeby Network Stats
Faucet: Rinkeby Faucet
Github: Rinkeby Github
Website: Rinkeby Website
Gas metrics: Rinkeby Gas Metrics
Network Metrics: Rinkeby Network Metrics
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