BetaNet Update 3.23.0

Betanet was updated to 3.23.0 today, Tuesday March 12, 2024 at 12:15PM EST (16:15 UTC). This release does not contain a consensus upgrade.


This release is focused on providing the necessary software functionality for non-archival relays on the network. It includes promoting archival nodes to first class citizens that can be resolved as their own class of nodes.

What’s New

  • Full support for non-archival relay nodes
  • SRV record resolution of dedicated archival nodes


New Features

  • Network: Class-based Peer Selector (#5937)


  • Archival Support: Remove configurable support for catching up from “archivers” (#5920)
  • Blocks: Bump min to save based on catchpoint support (#5927)
  • Feat: add support to display mnemonic discreetly for algokey generate (#5886)
  • Netgoal: Use --last-part-key-round when generating a goalnet template (#5912)
  • Network: Support simple liveness check via http on gossip server port. (#5944)
  • Network: Archival node DNS Resolution (#5940)
  • Build: Upgrade to Go 1.20.14


  • Cicd: fix package signing issues (#5934)
  • Network: use network context for DNS operations in readFromSRV (#5936)

Protocol Upgrade

This release does not contain a protocol upgrade.

Additional Resources

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