Connecting To Your Stellar Shared Node


Your node connection details will be available at the bottom of your Stellar node dashboard once your node has synced. If you do not see any node connection details after a few hours, please reach out to

 Note: With the new Horizon 1.0.0 update, it can take up to 2 hours for a Horizon ledger ID to populate. 



Copy the connection script (shown above) and paste it into your terminal program to instantly connect to the shared node.


You'll then need to connect with the Horizon server.   What is Horizon? 

 Go to the Horizon Reference Overview for libraries to interact with Horizon.

Go to theHorizon Reference Overview for libraries to interact with Horizon.

 Additional Help

For additional articles, see our Stellar knowledge-base for how to connect and use SDKs on your node. (link: ).

More info on working with Horizon for connection and use:

Smart contracts:

How to use the SDK's on a Stellar node:


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