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Is there a way, by using bitcoin-cli using RPC querying, if the node I'm querying is running on MainNet or TestNet?

Thanks

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Before version 0.16.0:

$ bitcoin-cli getinfo
{
  "version": 120100,
  "protocolversion": 70012,
  "walletversion": 60000,
  "balance": 0.00000000,
  "blocks": 414105,
  "timeoffset": -165,
  "connections": 9,
  "proxy": "",
  "difficulty": 199312067531.243,
  "testnet": false,
  "keypoololdest": 1466689642,
  "keypoolsize": 101,
  "paytxfee": 0.00000000,
  "relayfee": 0.00001000,
  "errors": ""
}
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  • the getinfo command deprecated in Bitcoin Core 0.16 onwards. you'll get the message the method not found on later versions. – inherithandle Nov 11 '19 at 6:37
  • good to know, any replacement? – knocte Nov 11 '19 at 8:16
  • as @Kerem atam said, you can use getblockchaininfo as well as getnetworkinfo and getwalletinfo for some more information. – inherithandle Nov 12 '19 at 11:29
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Since version 0.16.0

$ bitcoind-cli getblockchaininfo

{
  "chain": "main",
  "blocks": 525663,
  "headers": 525663, 
  .
  .
  .

}
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