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Cardano Node 1.27.0

A new release of Cardano Node from the development team. A lot of new features have been added ready for the Alonzo Smart contracts era. From the release notes: Node version 1.27.0 provides important new functionality, including supporting new CLI commands that have been requested by stake pools, providing garbage collection metrics.It includes the performance…

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Cardano Node 1.26.2

ADAvault nodes are now upgraded to 1.26.2, which ensures that block producing nodes do not unnecessarily re-evaluate the stake distribution at the epoch boundary. Kudos again for fast work from the Cardano Dev Team

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Cardano Node 1.26.1

A new version of Cardano Node has been released as part of the transition to Smart contracts in Alonzo. There will be another release before that however this version makes a number of changes that will support the transition along with a large number of performance improvements. From the release notes: This release includes significant…

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Cardano Node 1.25.1

It’s upgrade time. Cardano Node 1.25.1 has been released ready for the ‘hard fork’ due at the end of February which will enable Native Tokens on mainnet. From the release notes: This release is expected to be the final release for the upcoming Mary hard fork, and everyone must upgrade to this (or a later) version to…

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Cardano Node Security Monitoring

Modern security practices require a balanced focus between prevention, detection and response capabilities. Implementing Cardano Node on Linux gives a secure base to start, with some basic things that should be in place to lock down access for relays and block producing nodes: Set a strong password for user accounts. Only allow SSH authentication by…