Release Notes for MariaDB MaxScale 2.5.1


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

MariaDB MaxScale 2.5.1 was released on 2020-07-16. This release is of General Availability (GA) maturity.

Notable Changes

Issues Fixed

  • Fixed query classified to support SELECT ... LOCK IN SHARE MODE queries. (MXS-2996)

  • Fixed query classifier to support queries containing the word "handler". (MXS-3041)

  • Improved error message when monitor user does not have sufficient privileges to fetch privilege data from back-end servers. (MXS-3072)


In alignment to the MariaDB Corporation Engineering Policy, MariaDB MaxScale 2.5.1 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