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How can I pause program in Anchor on Solana like pause provided by Solidity? I know programs on Solana is stateless, but I need to achieve this function.

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As you point out, since a Solana program is stateless, you can't really pause a program on Solana. You have a couple of options to achieve something similar:

  • include some global "state" account on all instructions to your program. The global state account contains an is_paused field. During the program, if the field is set, it will abort any instruction. The is_paused field can only be set by some admin key
  • upgrade the program to a no-op program

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