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Date of last update: September 14, 2022

Hyperledger Besu for public networks

Besu serves as an execution client on public proof-of-stake Ethereum networks such as Ethereum Mainnet, Goerli, and Sepolia.

You can also run Besu using proof of work on Ethereum Classic (ETC).

Get started by installing Besu.


The following diagram outlines the high-level architecture of Besu for public networks.

Public architecture

If you have any questions about Besu for public networks, contact us on the Besu channel on Hyperledger Discord.