Returns debugging information for historical transactions created by smart contract calls, attempting to run the transaction in the exact same manner as it was executed on the network.

This method will use 5000 Compute Units.

Reference: Here


  • transactionHash string required

Example transctionHash from testnet: 0x5dee41c73116ff6b57c4b0adc45f9ff4472dd643549a0fd31e929fa4350c77da

Note: If retrieving a transactionHash from the HashScan explorer, it needs to be a transaction from the "Smart Contract Calls" section and when you copy the Transaction Hash, it needs to be truncated to 64 characters to work with this method call.

  • tracer string enum: callTracer or opcodeLogger required

  • tracerConfig object required* tracerConfig should not be required but currently needs to be included with at least one property due to a bug with Hedera, see reported issue.

Example traceConfig with all available properties set to true

tracerConfig {
    "onlyTopCall": true,
    "enableMemory": true,
    "disableStack": true,
    "disableStorage": true,
    "enableReturnData": true


// Result
	"jsonrpc": "2.0",
	"result": {
		"type": "CALL",
		"from": "0xc8aabc230695df0e36047abe353fcc432c54efb3",
		"to": "0x0000000000000000000000000000000000437aa3",
		"value": "0x0",
		"gas": "0x2625a0",
		"gasUsed": "0x1e8480",
		"input": "0x0fc4d33c0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000025",
		"output": "0x"
	"id": "73"
    -X POST \
    -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
    -d '{"jsonrpc": "2.0",
	"method": "debug_traceTransaction",
	"params": [
			"tracer": "callTracer",
			"tracerConfig": {
				"onlyTopCall": true
	"id": "73"

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