Release Notes for MariaDB MaxScale 2.5.7


MariaDB MaxScale is an advanced database proxy, firewall, and query router.

MariaDB MaxScale 2.5.7 was released on 2021-01-27. This release is of General Availability (GA) maturity.

Notable Changes

Issues Fixed

  • Debug assertion with delayed_retry and master failure. (MXS-3383)

  • MaxScale fails to update IP for an existing node that reappears with a IP change. (MXS-3374)

  • Missing match setting in one or more filters results in no match at all. (MXS-3365)

  • MaxCtrl option --authenticator-options doesn't work. (MXS-3360)

  • Duplicate space interpreted as a command. (MXS-3354)

  • Tee filter loses statements if branch target is slower. (MXS-3353)

  • KafkaCDC failed to read replicated event. (MXS-3348)

  • The mysql/plugin directory needs to be writable when using --basedir. (MXS-3346)

  • Persistent connections cause signal 11 when no matching connection is found. (MXS-3342)

  • Hang with prepared statement and slow servers. (MXS-3339)

  • galeramon queries only status, not variables. (MXS-3337)

  • Database grants with wildcards matched using LIKELIKE operator. (MXS-3323)

  • Parsing error with comment. (MXS-3318)

  • EXECUTE ON PROCEDURE privileges to the database failing to connect via maxscale with database name mentioned. (MXS-3303)

  • REST API SSL Configuration Vulnerabilities. (MXS-3238)

  • Failover and switchover modifies event character set and collation. (MXS-3158)


In alignment to the MariaDB Corporation Engineering Policy, MariaDB MaxScale 2.5.7 is provided for:

  • CentOS 7

  • Debian 9

  • Debian 10

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15

  • Ubuntu 18.04

  • Ubuntu 20.04