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May 7, 2019

Testnet 6 Release

Stegos Testnet 6 Release Notes

Stegos creates cutting-edge technology that keeps your secrets safe from prying eyes so you feel empowered and secure.

This is the sixth Testnet release of the Stegos blockchain. Changes since Testnet 5:

  • Added HashCash challenge to PubSub protocol to limit denial-of-service attacks
  • Implemented simplified Re-Staking for tracking validators’ online status
  • Implemented wallet recovery using 24-word recovery phrase
  • Implemented wallet password protection and encryption of keys stored on disk
  • Split 1 STG to 1 000 000 microSTG.
  • Limited the number of UTXO in transactions and blocks

Breaking changes:

TestNet-6 release is not fully compatible with TestNet-5 release. Please reset your local database if you are upgrading from the previous release:

rm -rf database/

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Testnet node installation

Linux 64-bit:

curl -L -o stegos chmod a+x stegos ./stegos

macOS 64-bit:

curl -L -o stegos chmod a+x stegos ./stegos

Right after the start the node will print a lot of INFO messages with debugging information regarding bootstrapping your node. Press Enter to get stegos> prompt. To get help enter help command at the prompt.

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