Dash aims to be the most user-friendly and scalable payments-focused cryptocurrency in the world. The Dash networknetwork - The Dash P2P network which broadcasts transactions and blocks. features instant transaction confirmation, double spend protection, anonymity similar to that of physical cash, a self-governing, self-funding model driven by incentivized full nodesnodes - A computer that connects to the Dash network. and a clear roadmap for future development.
While Dash is based on Bitcoin and compatible with many key components of the Bitcoin ecosystem, its two-tier network structure offers significant improvements in transaction speed, anonymity and governance. This section of the documentation describes these key features that set Dash apart in the blockchain economy.
Lite mode provides a way to run Dash Core full nodes with Dash-specific functionality disabled. Masternodes cannot be run in lite mode since they are paid to provide the services that lite mode disables. Disabled items include: InstantSend, ChainLocks, PrivateSend, Masternode-related information, and Governance details.
Lite mode effects
Since nodes running in lite mode do not execute InstantSend/ChainLock logic, they are unaware of transaction lock status and will always show
falsefor the lock status returned in RPC responses (e.g. GetTransaction's
Lite mode is enable by setting
litemode=1 in the
dash.conf file or by running Dash Core with the command line parameter
Updated about a year ago