Hello node operators,
Flow Mainnet will be sporking on 2022-08-24 08:00am PT/ 3:00 pm UTC going from Mainnet-18 to Mainnet-19.
The Flow access nodes will be turned off during that time. Once the spork is complete, at around 9:30 AM PT, a message will be posted on the message forum and on Discord requesting you to start your nodes.
Please make sure you have subscribed for updates on https://forum.onflow.org/c/mainnet-sporks or have joined the Discord
Your keys will be carried from the current spork, so no need to resubmit the keys.
Flow Port staking downtime during spork:
We’d also like to note that Flow Port will be inaccessible during the duration of this spork, and staking features will be disabled until 8:00 AM Pacific Time on 08/25/22.
ACTIONS needed from your side on 2022-08-24:
- Perform Step 1 and then Step 2 when you see the announcement “Mainnet Spork Complete” on the forum or Discord.
As always, feel free to reach out on discord for support.
Docker image tag is
Hot-stuff start up time is
--hotstuff-startup-time=2022-08-24T17:00:00Z (applies only to collection and consensus nodes).
We will request you to start your node at 9:30 AM pacific*
* subject to change