Introducing XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.2.2

Ripple has released version 1.2.2 of rippled, our reference implementation of the core XRP Ledger server. Version 1.2.2 corrects a technical flaw in the fee escalation engine which could cause some fee metrics to be calculated incorrectly. In some circumstances this can potentially cause the server to crash. Action Required If you operate a XRP … Continued

Introducing XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.2.1

Ripple has released version 1.2.1 of rippled, our reference implementation of the core XRP Ledger server. Version 1.2.1 introduces several fixes including: A change in the information reported via the enhanced crawl functionality introduced in version 1.2.0. A fix for a potential race condition when processing a status message for a peer. A fix for … Continued

Introducing XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.2.0

Ripple is pleased to announce the release of XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.2.0. The XRP Ledger version 1.2.0 release introduces the MultisignReserve Amendment, which reduces the reserve requirement associated with signer lists for Multisign. This release also includes incremental improvements to the code that handles offers in the decentralized exchange (fixTakerDryOfferRemoval and fix1578 Amendments). One … Continued

Statement on the “Biased Nonce Sense” Paper

In the cryptography industry, it is well known that using repeated or insufficiently random “nonces” (also called “k” values) in ECDSA digital signatures carries security risks. A new research paper authored by Joachim Breitner and Nadia Heninger discloses a more serious attack than was previously known on signatures with imperfect nonces. The vulnerability comes from … Continued

Introducing XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.1.2

XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.1.2 is now available. The XRP Ledger version 1.1.2 release includes a fix for a technical issue in the consensus “preferred ledger by branch” code, which could cause a validator to fail to settle on a single preferred branch of unconfirmed ledger history. While this is not entirely unexpected and the … Continued

Introducing History Sharding

As rippled servers operate, they continually witness data appended onto an ever-growing blockchain. This data becomes the history that the network agrees upon and that constitutes everything about the XRP Ledger. As with most blockchains, it is imperative that XRP Ledger historical data remain readily available to participating servers. Therefore, every rippled server shares the … Continued

Updates Coming to Data API

The Data API, which provides data to XRP Charts and third-party tools, is scheduled to update to version 2.4.0 in approximately two weeks, on 2018-11-07. This version improves the way the Data API imports and summarizes data on XRP Ledger validators. Improvements The Data API v2.4.0 changes provide the following benefits: Adds real-time tracking of … Continued

rippled Version 1.1.1

Ripple has released rippled version 1.1.1, which improves handling of validator list sites. These changes improve retrieval of Ripple’s recommended UNL for servers in restrictive network environments, and prevent incorrect behavior in cases where a server is unable to fetch a validator list update before the previous list expires. Action Required If you operate a … Continued

DepositPreauth is Now Available

The DepositPreauth and fix1515 amendments, added in rippled v1.1.0, became enabled on the XRP Ledger today, 2018-10-09. Action Required If you operate a rippled server, you should upgrade to version 1.1.0 (or higher) immediately. For instructions on upgrading rippled on supported platforms, see Updating rippled on supported platforms. Impact of Not Upgrading If you operate … Continued

Introducing XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.1.0

Ripple is pleased to announce the release of XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.1.0. The XRP Ledger version 1.1.0 release includes the DepositPreAuth Amendment, which, combined with the previously released DepositAuth Amendment, allows users to pre-authorize incoming transactions to accounts, by whitelisting sender addresses. XRP Ledger version 1.1.0 release also includes incremental improvements to several previously … Continued