Electra Wallet Update v 2.1.0 and more..

Electra Foundation
May 20 · 2 min read

We recently achieved a significant upgrade on our blockchain core code by implementing the following points :

-Headers first sync and BIP130

-Implemented SequenceLocks functions for BIP 68

-Show “staked” in listed transactions

-Disabled MN and MN GUI sync

-Added seed nodes

-Reduced log spam

-Increased stake split threshold by default to 999,999.00

-Increased wallet max connections

-Added Checkpoints

-Update nQueuedValidatedHeaders after peer disconnection

-[NET] Valid forked blocks rejected fix

-dbwrapper: Remove throw keywords in function signatures

This update is not a hardfork, but we STRONGLY advise to update the wallet as soon as possible. As planned and committed, we also completed some of our short term goals which were defined in our roadmap, which includes BIP130 and BIP68. Along with this major update, we decided to change the version number of the wallets to V2.1.0 . You will be able to find the download links on our website and GitHub page.

FAQ :

* Do I need to update the wallet?

This update is not a hardfork, but we STRONGLY advise everyone to update the wallet as soon as possible. As stated above, this is a significant upgrade and by updating your wallet you be sure that you are able to have a stronger and healthier connection to the blockchain network.

* How will I do update my wallet?

- Close your existing wallet

- Make a back up of your wallet.dat file before the updating

- Download the new wallet version through our wallets page https://electraproject.org/wallets/

- Run the installer

- Update is complete

* What is BIP130?

Please refer to the following wiki link for technical details. https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0130.mediawiki

* What is BIP68?

Please refer to the following wiki link for technical details. https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0068.mediawiki

In order to bring the highest quality product, Electra is committed to making continuous improvements and upgrades to our code and tools.

To learn more about Electra, visit: electraproject.org

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