Reminder: The final Stellar testnet reset of the year is scheduled for 10/28/20 at 0900 UTC — that’s this week! Here’s some best practices for dealing with the reset.
📢 Protocol update: Sooo… Remember Protocol 14? We’re skipping it. After the Stellar testnet upgraded to Protocol 14 on 9/29/20, SDF continued testing, and discovered that two rare, specifically constructed transactions could have caused validators to crash on apply. You can find all the details in this Github pull request.
Instead, we’ve opted to release the fix as Protocol 15 rather than as a patched version of Protocol 14. Protocol 15 is the same as Protocol 14, only it fixes an issue that could have caused validators to crash. The validator vote to upgrade the public network to Protocol 15 is now scheduled for 11/23/20.
In advance of the validator vote to upgrade the public network to Protocol 15, anyone running Stellar Core should install v15.0.0 (the release candidate is out now; the stable release should be out this week) and anyone running Horizon should install v1.10.1.
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