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Version: testnet (v0.69)

Propose a network parameter change

Network parameters are a constant (or an array of constants) in the system, the values of which can be changed by on-chain governance.

This page describes what you need to propose a change to a network parameter, and provides proposal templates that you will need to edit before submitting.


You will need:

Templates and submitting

In the tabs below you'll see an annotated example, which describes what each field is for, a JSON example that can be used to submit on the governance dApp, and command line examples for different operating systems. You'll need to replace the example data with the relevant details before submitting. Voting and enacting

rationale: {
title: "Update market.fee.factors.infrastructureFee",
description: "Proposal to update market.fee.factors.infrastructureFee to 300}"
terms: {
updateNetworkParameter: {
changes: {
// The unique key (string)
key: "market.fee.factors.infrastructureFee",

// The value for the network parameter (string)
value: "300"

// Timestamp (Unix time in seconds) when voting closes for this proposal,
// constrained by `minClose` and `maxClose` network parameters (int64 as string)
closingTimestamp: 1680534013000,

// Timestamp (Unix time in seconds) when proposal gets enacted (if passed),
// constrained by `minEnact` and `maxEnact` network parameters (int64 as string)
enactmentTimestamp: 1680620413000,

Voting and enactment

All proposals are voted on by the community. To vote, community members need, at a minimum, the larger of 👀more than 0 tokens, or 👀1 token associated with their Vega key.

Your proposal will need participation of 👀30% and a majority of 👀50%, so having community support is essential. If successful, the proposal will be enacted at the time you specify in the enactmentTimestamp field.

Building support is down to you. Share your proposal in the Network Parameter Proposals forum ↗ on Vega community, being sure to follow the post guide ↗. You may also wish to share on Discord ↗.

Proposers who invite feedback, engage with comments, and make revisions to meet the needs of the community are more likely to be successful.