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List of all Lightning Network MW Message Types

Lightning Network MW Message Types

List of all Lightning Network Message Types for easy & quick overview.

Messages with strikethrough style exist in the original RFCs but are currently removed in Lightning MW.

Setup & Control (0 - 31)

Messages related to connection setup, control, supported features, and error reporting.

Channel (32 - 127)

Messages used to setup and tear down micropayment channels.


Commitment (128 - 255)

Messages related to updating the current commitment transaction, which includes adding, revoking, and settling HTLCs as well as updating fees and exchanging signatures.


Routing (256 - 511)

Messages containing node and channel announcements, as well as any active route exploration.

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