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Algorand v2.1.6

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Release 2.1.5-stable introduced a bug in our Debian packaging scripts that packaged a TestNet genesis.json file by default instead of the MainNet genesis.json.

This bug only affected Debian package users who installed version 2.1.5-stable, which was available between Monday September 21, 2020 2:30pm EDT and Wednesday September 23, 2020 12:00pm EDT.

If you were affected, release 2.1.6 will resolve the issue. However, all users who installed 2.1.5 are encouraged to
confirm that the right network is being used after the 2.1.6 upgrade.

You can check the Genesis ID using with the following command:

goal node status -d /var/lib/algorand

You can also check the contents of the /var/lib/algorand/genesis.json file to ensure it matches the correct network's genesis file.


  1. Other
    • Bug Fixes
      • Use DEFAULT_RELEASE_NETWORK genesis file in debian package
      • Resolve bad genesis file from 2.1.5 debian install

Protocol Upgrade

This release does not contain a consensus protocol upgrade.

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