Postponed: Hotfix Hardfork for BSC Mainnet

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Dear BNB Chain Community, BSC

As part of our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of network performance and security, we continuously monitor and evaluate the impact of our upgrades on the BNB Chain ecosystem.

After thorough analysis and considering community feedback, we have decided to postpone the upgrade announced on November 29th, 2023. Our decision is based on the new test results, assessment on the risk, and discussion with the experts and community.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in this matter. Ensuring the stability and security of the BNB Chain remains top priority, and we are committed to taking the necessary steps to achieve this goal.

Call for ACTION:

Please make sure you revert your upgrade if you’ve done so, but use the previous version before the time and date listed below.

Effective block height:

Date & Time:

Fri Dec 01 2023 08:57:53

GMT+0100 (Central European Standard Time)

Reversal Instructions

Geth Client

For nodes of v1.2.x:

For nodes of v1.3.x:


  1. Since v1.3.1, the flags –txlookuplimit has been replaced by –history.transactions. Make sure you no longer use –txlookuplimit, otherwise, could have performance issues.
  2. For all v1.2.x geth nodes, DO NOT use –pipecommit flag

No change is required for the Erigon clients if you are running the latest release suggested in the last announcement:

Thank you for your continued support and trust in BNB Chain.