Pactus 1.1.7 (Santiago) Released


Pactus Blockchain Version 1.1.7 (Santiago) is now available for download. This release includes the following applications:

  • Pactus GUI: The graphical user interface (GUI) for the Pactus node that is suitable for both beginners and experienced users.

  • Pactus Daemon: The command-line interface (CLI) for the Pactus node that is suitable for experienced users.

  • Pactus Shell: The command-line tool that allows users to interact with a Pactus node.

  • Pactus Wallet: The wallet software that allows users to manage their wallet and send transactions without the need to sync the entire blockchain.


Here are the key improvements in this version:

  • Resolves critical issue in consensus: This version addresses a critical issue in consensus that prevents broadcasting expired proposals across the network.

  • Improved network security: The version defines a list of blacklisted IPs and disconnects from them, enhancing network security.

  • Node compatibility: This version only connects to nodes with version 1.1.6 or above, ensuring compatibility with the latest software.

To ensure network stability and security, it is recommended that all validators upgrade to this version as soon as they can.


To start using Pactus blockchain, download the latest version from the download page and join the Mainnet.

How to Upgrade

If you are running an older version, close it first. Then uninstall the previous version and install the newer version. If you are using the archived version, simply replace it with the new version .

Change log

This version includes several changes and improvements, such as:


  • network: add firewall black list ips to banning when connecting to peer (#1298)


  • sync: load black listed addresses from the config (#1301)
  • consensus: only proposer responds to the query proposal (#1300)
  • network: set latest support version to 1.1.6 (#1299)

You can find the full list of changes on Github, as well as the source code