Arbitrum network goes offline for at least 2 hours

Ethereum layer-2 network Arbitrum One has experienced a partial outage, according to an alert on the network’s official status website.

The sequencer “stalled” at 10:29 am ET (13:29 UTC) during a “significant surge in network traffic,” according to the alert. Arbitrum’s block explorer, Arbiscan, shows that some blocks are being produced. However, they appear to be only processing two transactions in each block.

Arbitrum outage alert. Source: Arbitrum

Some users took to X (Twitter) to speculate about whether the outage was caused by inscriptions, as this would explain the small number of transactions in each block. However, this has not been confirmed by the team. Inscriptions…

Read more on Cointelegraph

42.8K Reads