BetaNet Update 3.8.1

BetaNet was updated to version 3.8.1 on Sun July 10, 2022, 12:00 PM EST (4:00 PM UTC).


Remove prefetch optimization. (This is a backport of the v3.8.1-stable hotfix.)



  • Ledger: Disable resource prefetch optimization

Protocol Upgrade

This release does not contain a protocol upgrade.

Additional Resources

To update to the current version of BetaNet, you can 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: