BetaNet Update: 2.5.4

BetaNet will be upgraded to version 2.5.4 on Friday 4/9 at 3:30pm EDT.

If you have your node set to automatic updates, you don’t need to do anything. It will automatically update to the newer version whenever that becomes available.


Bug fix release

  • Fast catchup on TestNet was erroring using new code
  • Other miscellaneous fixes


  1. Ledger
    • Bug Fixes
      • Fix for empty local state key value map assignment
      • Fix ClearState program applying when it errs
      • Ensure loading of a merkle trie deferred page during commit
  2. Node
    • Bug Fix: Fix node panicing during shutdown

Protocol Upgrade

This release does not contain a protocol upgrade.

Additional Resources

To update your current version of BetaNet to 2.5.4, run the following goal command:

./ -c beta -i -d <betanet-data-directory> -n

If you haven’t already done so, we also advise setting up a CRON job to automatically update your algorand networks. If you haven’t done this for BetaNet, you can follow the instructions here:

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