Namada Testnets

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Namada protocol versions

A testnet might deploy different versions of the Namada protocol. To see in-detail what each protocol version includes, refer to the Github changelog, which specifies what changes have been made in between versions.

Report a bug

If you find a bug, please submit an issue with the bug issue template.

How to join a Namada testnet

  1. Environment setup
  2. Pre-genesis validator
  3. Running your genesis validator
  4. Running a full node
  5. Becoming a validator post-genesis testnet_flowchart

Latest Testnet

The Namada public testnet is permissionless, anyone can join without the authorisation of a centralised party. Expect frequent upgrades (every two weeks).

  • Most recent upgrade:

    • From date: 25th of January 2023
    • Namada protocol version: v0.13.3
    • Tendermint version: v0.1.4-abciplus
    • CHAIN_ID: public-testnet-2.1.4014f207f6d

    Due to a bug, we released a hotfix. This must be installed and applied before 18:00:00 UTC. In order to apply it, follow these steps.

  • Most recent testnet:

    • From date: 24th of January 2023
    • Namada protocol version: v0.13.2
    • Tendermint version: v0.1.4-abciplus
    • CHAIN_ID: public-testnet-2.1.4014f207f6d

Testnet History Timeline

  • Namada public testnet 2.1:
    • From date: 17th of January 2023
    • Namada protocol version: v0.13.1-hardfork (hardfork)
    • Tendermint version: v0.1.4-abciplus
    • CHAIN_ID: public-testnet-2.0.2feaf2d718c

The above hardfork was meant to take effect on Block Height 37370, but some issues arose. You can read more here.

  • Namada public testnet 2.0:

    • From date: 12th of January 2023
    • Namada protocol version: v0.13.0
    • Tendermint version: v0.1.4-abciplus
    • CHAIN_ID: public-testnet-2.0.2feaf2d718c
  • Namada public testnet 1.1:

    • From date: 2nd of January 2023
    • Namada protocol version: v0.12.2
  • Namada public testnet 1:

    • Namada protocol version: v0.12.0
    • Tendermint version: v0.1.4-abciplus
    • Genesis time: 20th of December 2022 at 17:00 UTC
    • CHAIN_ID: public-testnet-1.0.05ab4adb9db

Block explorer

The block explorer is currently in development. The latest version can be found at namada.world

Community

For questions or feedback, feel free to post or comment on Reddit or Github. Don't forget to follow Namada on Twitter for testnet relevant updates and to join Discord for questions and support for validators.