Reminder: Protocol Upgrade on 2017-12-08 15:40:00 UTC - Update Mandatory

approved and published on 12/04/2017

We’d like to take the opportunity to remind every node operator, exchange partner, 3rd party business, or block producer operating on BitShares, that there is a new release of the BitShares back-end software that adds additional features to the protocol.

This is a consensus changing protocol upgrade. All full nodes MUST upgrade before

    2017-12-08 15:40:00 UTC!

The most recent version is 2.0.171105a and has been tested thoroughly during the last 4 weeks.

A full list of changes can be found in the release notes of in our previous announcement from October 30th.

If you are a regular front-end user, this update does not affect you.

Mailing Lists

We would like to remind everyone of the mailing lists operated by the BitShares Blockchain Foundation where business operators and users can engage discussions and get the most recent updates, directly. An distinct mailing list for critical operation updates exists, too.