RabbitMQ - v3.8.29

RabbitMQ 3.8.29

RabbitMQ 3.8.29 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


  • Significantly faster queue re-import from definitions
    on subsequent node restarts. Initial definition import still takes
    the same amount of time as before.

GitHub issue: #4538

Bug Fixes

  • Maintenance mode could run into a timeout during queue leadership transfer.

Contributed by @felixhuettner.

GitHub issue: #4468

Management Plugin

Bug Fixes

  • Connection data transfer rate units were incorrectly displayed when
    rate was less than 1 kiB per second.

Contributed by @zgabi.

GitHub issue: #4523

  • Corrected a help message for node memory usage tool tip.

Contributed by @etc-crontab.

GitHub issue: #4493

LDAP Plugin


  • More Erlang 24.3's eldap library compatibility improvements.

    GitHub issue: #4448

Dependency Upgrades

None in this release.

Source Code Archives

To obtain source code of the entire distribution, please download the archive named rabbitmq-server-3.8.29.tar.xz
instead of the source tarball produced by GitHub.


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