Default minimum transaction relay feerates are the policy implemented by nodes for ignoring individual unconfirmed transactions whose feerate is below a certain amount. For Bitcoin Core, this threshold has for several years been 1 sat/vbyte.
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Optech newsletter and website mentions
- Bitcoin Core #13987 adds info about peers’ minimum feerates to
- Discussion about lowering the default minimum relay feerate
- Accidentially creating transaction below the default min relay feerate