Network Environments

There are 4 defined β€œnetworks”:

  • mainnet – the main public network.

  • STN (S_caling Test Network_) – a public test network targeted at testing scaling.

  • testnet – a public test network, typically used for testing of software before release.

  • regnet – a private β€œregression” test network, meant for local testing.

Nodes from different networks can co-exist on the same physical network; each public network uses a different set of seed nodes (if any) and ports for communications.

The BSV server software defaults to mainnet.

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