Unable to Connect to Custom Node

For instructions on connecting to your own local Ethereum node with MyCrypto, please see this article.

  • Verify the URL you entered is correct.

  • Verify the port you entered is correct.

  • Verify that if you are connecting to an http:// node, you are running MyCrypto locally (NOT over https://).

  • Verify you are running with:

    • Geth: geth --rpc --rpccorsdomain "*"
    • Parity: parity --jsonrpc-cors "*"
  • You can also run both clients in light client mode, which only downloads the recent state of the blockchain and saves bandwidth:

    • Geth: geth --rpc --rpccorsdomain "*" --syncmode "light"
    • Parity: parity --jsonrpc-cors "*" --light
  • Verify your node is actually up and running.

  • Try removing the node and adding it again.

  • Try changing the node in the MyCrypto interface to Etherscan or Infura, then change back.

  • Try using Google Chrome or a different browser.

  • Ensure that you do not have a firewall or something else that may be blocking the connection.