I am trying to get some information about the (other) nodes that are connected to my parachain node.

I can see how many nodes are connected ( in telemetry and polkadotjs apps), but how can I find their network identities? Can I query this information via RPC or polkadot js? If so how?

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You can get that information from the RPC call system.peers().


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  • Should I also note that port 9933 should be open on the ui node to execute this action?
    – T9b
    Apr 7, 2022 at 12:18
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    :9944 for websockets. The hosted apps UI cannot make connections to ws:// endpoints, so if using that you would need to place it behind a nginx proxy with a certificate.
    – Werner S
    Apr 7, 2022 at 14:17

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