[Updated] NiceHash down, not working or shares getting rejected? You're not alone, issue acknowledged

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on April 09, 2022) follows:

NiceHash is one of the most popular cryptocurrency mining platforms available. NiceHash allows you to use your GPUs or mining rigs to earn profits in the form of tokens.

However, currently many are unable to use the mining platform. According to multiple reports, NiceHash is down or all the shares per user are getting rejected (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12).

NiceHash mining platform down or shares getting rejected

Social platforms like Twitter and Reddit are full of reports on the matter. It seems that many NiceHash users are unable to continue mining cryptocurrencies with their hardware (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).

Hey, what’s going on with Nicehash server!? 04/08/2022 Pacific Time 11:57PM PT

All 12 of my Minining operation dropping like flies, flashes red across all screens with “#xx rejected xxxxx ms reason: share validation error

looks like network access time out with more than 10,000 MS lag

I feel you bro, hopefully this gets a fix asap! and we get compensation for it. this is reason why i suggest we track local progress or solving successfully as a buffer during network outages, so we can upload later when network resumes.

but in this day in age, Nicehash should have the resources to have redundant network access as to not have a single point of failure

Turn off the mining rigs

At this time, the most recommended thing is to turn off the mining rigs. After all, no shares are being validated for NiceHash users. So, there is no point in keeping mining rigs or GPUs on.

Guy, if no share are validated, what’s the point to mine ? You can mine… Everything other than ethash on nicehash. You could mine kawpow on nicehash, or mine eth without nicehash or even any other coin without nicehash. Perso, I have choosen to mine ravencoin without nicehash

A NiceHash share is basically a result of the mining process. The approval of the shares will allow to maintain the proper functioning of the blockchain network, confirming the transactions.

Currently, keeping mining rigs or GPUs on will consume power unnecessarily and reduce hardware lifespan.

NiceHash team already aware

The NiceHash team is already aware of the issue and working on a fix. However, there are no details on an ETA for its deployment yet.


Apr 9, 2022In progress – Unplanned maintenance on Daggerhashimoto algorithm. Detected problems on Daggerhashimoto algorithm. We have already identified the problem and are fixing it. Sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. Your NiceHash teamApr 9, 09:00 UTC

We will update this story as events unfold.

Update 1 (April 09)

05:26 pm (IST): NiceHash support on Twitter has confirmed that this issue has now been resolved.

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