3.7.17 is a maintenance release. It focuses on bug fixes and upgrades
Erlang/OTP Compatibility Notes
Provisioning Latest Erlang Releases explains
what package repositories and tools can be used to provision latest patch versions of Erlang
Upgrading to Erlang 21.x or Later Versions
When upgrading to this release and upgrading Erlang to 21.x or later at the same time, extra care has to be taken.
Since CLI tools from RabbitMQ releases older than 3.7.7 will fail on Erlang 21 or later,
RabbitMQ must be upgraded before Erlang.
Upgrade Doc Guides and Change Log
See 3.7.0 release notes upgrade
and compatibility notes first if upgrading from an earlier release.
Any questions about this release, upgrades or RabbitMQ in general are welcome on the
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amqqueuemodule and the feature flag subsystem were backported from 3.8. This makes it possible
for plugin developers to target both
Note that this only backports the API. There are no feature flags to enable in
No 3.8-specific features that must be enabled via feature flags were backported and there are no
plans to do it in later
GitHub issue: rabbitmq/rabbitmq-server#2028
rabbitmqctl stopdescription had a typo.
Contributed by Eugene Pirogov.
GitHub issue: rabbitmq/rabbitmq-cli#363
Commands that take passwords as arguments now accept them via standard input.
GitHub issue: rabbitmq/rabbitmq-cli#365
rabbitmq-diagnostics observerno longer requires RabbitMQ application to be running on
the target node.
GitHub issue: rabbitmq/rabbitmq-cli#368
GitHub issue: rabbitmq/rabbitmq-management#714
Blank effective policy definitions were formatted as a JSON array instead of an empty object in API responses.
GitHub issue: rabbitmq/rabbitmq-management#701
Definition import endpoint no longer reports progress via
102 Processingresponses. They proved to be problematic
for some HTTP clients, including
Leading and trailing white space characters are now highlighted in queue and exchange names to make them easier to spot.
Tab characters are highlighted as well, even in the middle of the word. The idea is that those characters are typically used by mistake and should be easier to notice.
GitHub issue: rabbitmq/rabbitmq-management#721
It wasn't possible to delete a binding declared with
null(only possible via the HTTP API).
Now such bindings can be deleted but this practice is highly discouraged. Future HTTP API versions might refuse to accept
nullvalues as they are impossible to declare via AMQP 0-9-1.
GitHub issue: rabbitmq/rabbitmq-management#723
Shovel Management Plugin
Shovel restart link conflicted with that in the Federation management plugin. When both were enabled, only one
was actually functional.
GitHub issue: rabbitmq/rabbitmq-shovel-management#35
Shovel URI was misformatted for a period of time after UI refresh happened and before the Shovel was fully initialised and running.
GitHub issue: rabbitmq/rabbitmq-shovel-management#37
Source code archives
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