EOS Mainnet Experiences ‘Freeze’ Two Days After Launch

Less than 48 hours after going live, the EOS Mainnet has “paused,” according to multiple reports on Twitter and a Steemit post by the top 21 EOS block producers (BPs), June 16.

While the BPs and “many standby nodes” scramble “to identify and fix the issue,” transactions appear to be ”frozen” on the EOS Mainnet. The cause of the freeze in transactions is still unclear, with the EOS Mainnet Status Update on Steemit claiming to be addressing the issue.

EOSUK, one of EOS’ BP candidates, reports that the EOS network monitor currently shows multiple BPs displayed as “red,” meaning that their application programming interfaces (APIs) are not responding.

EOS Network Status as of 1PM UTC, June 16

EOS Network Status as of 1PM UTC, June 16. Source: EOS Network Monitor

One of the possible reasons for the network freeze is a DDoS attack, according to EOSUK Twitter account, which said: “Lots of RED on the EOS Network Monitor as EOS Mainnet Crashes.” […]

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