Solana mainnet down almost a year after last major outage

Solana mainnet

Solana engineers have confirmed that the ecosystem’s mainnet has suffered its first major outage of 2024.

An incident report confirmed on Tuesday that “Engineers from across the ecosystem are investigating an outage on mainnet-beta.” According to Solana blockchain trackers, blocks were last processed at just before 10:00 UTC.

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“Block progression is currently halted, core engineers and validators are actively investigating,” added Solana validator Laine via X (formerly Twitter).

Following the news of the Solana mainnet outage, its SOL token fell 2% to $94.

According to Solana’s status page, this is the mainnet’s first major outage since February last year when it reportedly suffered disruption lasting nearly 19 hours.

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