In this section, we will cover the types of MSP. Broadly speaking, there are three—network MSP, channel MSP, and local MSP:
- Network MSP: An MSP at the network level is used to define the blockchain network that is authorized to perform administrative tasks at the network level, such as maintaining networks and creating channels:
- Scope: Network level
- Duties: Administrative activities, such as defining channels
- Channel MSP: A channel (also known as a global) MSP is defined in the channel configuration. However, each node has a local copy of the channel/global MSP, which is kept in sync by consensus. Each participating organization on the channel has an MSP defined, and all the nodes on that channel will share the MSP and, hence, ...