Portainer - 2.6.0


Overview of changes

New Portainer CE 2.6.0 release - now with support for Git repository deployment, and single sign-on for OAuth. Discover the highlights in this blog post, as well as tips and tricks for upgrading.


  • Introduced the ability to deploy a manifest from a git repository when using advanced deployment: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/5178
  • Renamed Resource Pools to Namespaces in the UI: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/5187
  • The advanced deployment feature has been made available to standard users: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/5179
  • Introduced a summary of Kubernetes actions when deploying a Kubernetes resource: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/5180
  • Added functionality to allow multiple ingress networks per kubernetes namespace, with a differing config per ingress: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/4306
  • Added the ability to display realtime container metrics in Kubernetes: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/4391
  • Added the ability to display realtime node metrics in Kubernetes: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/4612
  • Improved how application image names are shown: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/5181
  • Improved UI for the placement policies when creating an application: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/5174
  • Fixed issue where Advanced deployment does not work when using an agent: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/4321
  • Fixed issue where environment variable validation when creating an application was too restrictive: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/4922
  • Fixed issue where adding an application does not allow Global to be set: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/5176
  • Fixed issue where the endpoint url is not updated when updating a kubernetes local endpoint: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/5172
  • Fixed issue when a docker endpoint is selected, configuring a newly added k8s agent fails: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/5171
  • Fixed issue where removing users from endpoints did not clean up the namespace access: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/5202


  • Added the ability to update and redeploy a stack created from a git repository: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/1753
  • Enhanced environment variables UI/UX for Docker: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/1857
  • Added I/O usage to the container statistics: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/4260
  • Fixed issue where stacks with a status of 0 are hidden in the UI: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/4422
  • Fixed issue where deploying a stack from Git did not work for Azure DevOps: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/1926


  • Fixed issue where ACI stops working after persistence or networking gets added: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/5177


  • Added SSO support for OAuth and do not enforce a login prompt: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/5182
  • Added the ability to manage orphaned stacks when Portainer has the compose file: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/4397
  • Disable sysctl settings for non-administrators incorrectly defaults to being on: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/5175
  • Properly expose backend error when using image management features: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/4655


  • Introduced initial experimental support for Podman: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/2991
    known limitations are listed in https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/5188


  • Allow the Portainer data folder in dev script to be customized: https://github.com/portainer/portainer/issues/4667


June 25, 2021, 1:10 a.m.
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