Release Notes for MariaDB MaxScale 2.5.18


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

MariaDB MaxScale 2.5.18 was released on 2022-01-12. This release is of General Availability (GA) maturity.

Issues Fixed

  • Debug assert in xpandmon (MXS-3938)

  • Linking a service at runtime to an xpandmon doesn't work. (MXS-3934)

  • avro reader client can fail. (MXS-3933)

  • MaxScale logs a warning when users are loaded from a Xpand cluster. (MXS-3928)

  • Can't connect to MaxScale when schema uses utf8mb4 chars >= U0080 (MXS-3920)

  • MaxScale crashes when executing CDC process to kafka (MXS-3897)


In alignment to the MariaDB Corporation Engineering Policy, MariaDB MaxScale 2.5.18 is provided for:

  • CentOS 7 (x86_64)

  • Debian 9 (x86_64, ARM64)

  • Debian 10 (x86_64, ARM64)

  • Debian 11 (x86_64, ARM64)

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (x86_64)

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (x86_64, ARM64)

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (x86_64, ARM64)

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 (x86_64, ARM64)

  • Ubuntu 18.04 (x86_64, ARM64)

  • Ubuntu 20.04 (x86_64, ARM64)