According to reports on social media, crypto forums, onchain metrics, and the Solana Status Twitter account indicate that Solana’s blockchain has stalled. Solana mainnet-beta suffered a four-hour downtime and is still down after a technical glitch.
Solana’s Network Stalls
In recent times, solana (SOL) joined the top ten crypto assets by market valuation and today, SOL’s market cap position is the seventh-largest. At the time of writing, SOL has been exchanging hands for $159 per unit and is down 2.8% during the last week.
@phantom I’m locked out of my Solana. It says “unable to connect to Solana” and no help anywhere on your website that makes sense to someone that doesn’t know advanced coding. I shouldn’t need to reconfigure my computer to access my Solana
— MattyG (@Mattygxrp) September 14, 2021
On September 14, the protocol suffered an error and at the time of writing, the chain stopped for a total of four hours so far,