Solana Says Bots Generated Transactions That Flooded the Network on Sept. 14 By CoinQuora
- Solana attributed the 17-hour blackout to bots.
- Bots were blamed for flooding the network after Grape’s IDO was launched on DEX Raydium.
Solana claimed that the 17-hour-long blackout was caused by a denial of service attack against decentralized exchange (DEX), on Sep. 14.
The Solana Foundation claims bots caused the recent blackouts by Raydium’s Grape Protocol IDO. This exchange handles around 400,000 transactions per minute (TPS).
Solana posted a blog on September 21 explaining the reason for the blackout. They addressed their community. Grape launched his IDO on DEX Raydium Tuesday, 12:00 UTC. Bots were spotted spamming the network.
This resulted in Solana’s network’s validators crashing after running out of storage. The network was down for 24 hours. However, Solana engineers and more than 1,000 validat…
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