[WIP] Not to be conflated with the ordering process. Consensus in v1 architecture is a broader term overarching the entire transactional flow, which serves to generate an agreement on the order and to confirm the correctness of the set of transactions constituting a block.

It is achieved as a byproduct of the various steps and verifications that occur during a transaction’s lifecycle from proposal to commitment. More information on the high-level data flows is available here.