RabbitMQ - v3.8.28

RabbitMQ 3.8.28 is a maintenance release.
All users are recommended to upgrade to this release.

Obtaining Packages

RabbitMQ releases are distributed via GitHub, Cloudsmith,
and PackageCloud.

Erlang/OTP Compatibility Notes

This release requires Erlang 23.2 and supports Erlang 24.

Provisioning Latest Erlang Releases explains
what package repositories and tools can be used to provision modern Erlang versions.

Upgrade and Compatibility Notes

See the Upgrading guide for general documentation on upgrades and
RabbitMQ change log for release notes of other releases.

If upgrading from a3.7.x release, see 3.8.0 release notes
upgrade and compatibility notes first.

If upgrading from a 3.6.x or older release series, first upgrade
to 3.7.27 and then to this version.

Getting Help

Any questions about this release, upgrades or RabbitMQ in general are welcome on the RabbitMQ mailing list
and RabbitMQ community Slack.

Changes Worth Mentioning

Release notes are kept under rabbitmq-server/release-notes.
Contributors are encouraged to update them together with their changes. This helps with release automation and more
consistent release schedule.

Core Server

Bug Fixes

  • Inter-node communication listener IP address was hardcoded in
    the output of rabbitmq-diagnostics status and related commands.

Contributed by @tomyouyou.

GitHub issue: #3956

OAuth 2 AuthN/AuthZ Backend Plugin

Bug Fixes

  • auth_oauth2.additional_scopes_key in rabbitmq.conf was not converted correctly
    during configuration translation and thus had no effect.

Contributed by @luos.

GitHub issue: #4105

LDAP AuthN/AuthZ Backend Plugin


  • Adapt to a breaking Erlang 24.3 LDAP client change.

GitHub issue: #4287

Shovel Plugin


  • Shovels now can be declared with delete-after parameter set to 0.
    Such shovels will immediately stop instead of erroring and failing to
    start after a node restart.

Contributed by @luos.

GitHub issue: #4101

Consul Peer Discovery Plugin


  • Support for Consul 1.1 response code changes
    when an operation is attempted on a non-existent health check.

Suggested by @maestroes.

GitHub issue: #4155

Dependency Upgrades

None in this release.

Source Code Archives

To obtain source code of the entire distribution, please download the archive named rabbitmq-server-3.8.28.tar.xz
instead of the source tarball produced by GitHub.


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