Release Notes for MariaDB MaxScale 2.3.16

MariaDB MaxScale is an advanced database proxy, firewall, and query router. MaxScale is a component of MariaDB Platform.

MariaDB MaxScale 2.3.16 was released on 2020-01-16. It is a General Availability (GA) release.

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New Features

  • Support added to enable the systemd unit after installing the MaxScale package. (MXS-2758)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixes deletion of filter not removing the persistent file. (MXS-2829)

  • Fixes the REST API allowing POST requests without body for basic users. (MXS-2825)

  • Documents basic user access from perspective of MaxCtrl. (MXS-2824)

  • Fixes wrong error message raised for failed authentication. (MXS-2820)

  • Fixes MaxCtrl showing passwords in clear text. (MXS-2813)

  • Fixes MaxScale process running after uninstalling MaxScale package. (MXS-2810)

  • Fixes MaxScale not starting with handle_server_events. (MXS-2797)

  • Fixes documentation for MaxScale monitor script. (MXS-2792)

  • Fixes stale journal messages appearing as warnings. (MXS-2789)

  • Fixes Masking filter performing case-sensitive checks against unquoted case-insensitive identifiers in function calls and WHERE clauses. (MXS-2788)

  • Fixes non-trivial number of privilege entries causing long running queries and overload. (MXS-2759)

  • Fixes max_connections problem. (MXS-2710)

  • Fixes errors raised when creating many short sessions in parallel. (MXS-619)