MariaDB MaxScale 2.0.4 Release Notes -- 2017-02-01

MariaDB MaxScale 2.0.4 Release Notes -- 2017-02-01

Release 2.0.4 is a GA release.

This document describes the changes in release 2.0.4, when compared to release 2.0.3.

If you are upgrading from release 1.4, please also read the release notes of release 2.0.3, release 2.0.2, release 2.0.1 and 2.0.0.

For any problems you encounter, please submit a bug report at Jira.

Changed Features

  • The dbfwfilter now rejects all prepared statements instead of ignoring them. This affects wildcard, columns, on_queries and no_where_clause type rules which previously ignored prepared statements.

  • The dbfwfilter now allows COM_PING and other commands though when action=allow. See ../Filters/ for more details.

  • The MariaDB Connector-C was upgraded to a preliminary release of version 2.3.3 (fixes MXS-951).

Bug fixes

Here is a list of bugs fixed since the release of MaxScale 2.0.3.

  • MXS-1111: Request Ping not allowed
  • MXS-1082: Block prepared statements
  • MXS-1080: Readwritesplit (documentation of max_slave_replication_lag)
  • MXS-951: Using utf8mb4 on galera hosts stops maxscale connections

Known Issues and Limitations

There are some limitations and known issues within this version of MaxScale. For more information, please refer to the Limitations document.


RPM and Debian packages are provided for the Linux distributions supported by MariaDB Enterprise.

Packages can be downloaded here.

Source Code

The source code of MaxScale is tagged at GitHub with a tag, which is derived from the version of MaxScale. For instance, the tag of version X.Y.Z of MaxScale is maxscale-X.Y.Z.

The source code is available here.


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