Release Notes for MariaDB MaxScale 2.3.2


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

MariaDB MaxScale 2.3.2 was released on 2018-12-03. It is a General Availability (GA) release.

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New Features

  • Support added for multi-primary heartbeat replication. (MXS-1598)

Changed Features

  • systemd Watchdog now safe to use in all circumstances.

  • The connection_keepalive option added to the Read/Write Splitter.

  • MariaDB Monitor assumes that hostnames used by MaxScale to connect to back-ends are the same as the ones back-ends use to connect to each other.

Issues Fixed

  • Fixes optimistic_trx rolling back when Primary Server fails. (MXS-2189)

  • Fixes MaxScale crash during replication. (MXS-2188)

  • Fixes transaction replay only being attempted once. (MXS-2187)

  • Fixes SHOW DATABASES only routing to one Primary Server. (MXS-2186)

  • Fixes event_number option not incrementing for updates. (MXS-2184)

  • Fixes Watchdog notifications needing to be generated when users are fetched. (MXS-2179)

  • Fixes administrative operations triggering systemd Watchdog. (MXS-2178)

  • Fixes monitors not being able to use extra_port option. (MXS-2167)

  • Fixes node rejoin fails in cases where the node was a Primary Server, but never a Replica Server. (MXS-2158)