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Rancher Desktop 1.1.0

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@jandubois jandubois released this 02 Mar 22:07
· 8302 commits to main since this release

This is the 1.1.0 release of Rancher Desktop, an open source desktop application to bring Kubernetes and container management to Mac, Windows, and Linux. The release contains some feature changes along with various bug fixes.

Important Updates & Fixes

  • Kubernetes can be disabled to run just containerd or dockerd by itself for reduced resource consumption.
  • traefik can be disabled to free up port 80 and 443 for alternate ingress configuration.
  • Internal container port forwarding support has been enabled again on Linux and macOS.
  • docker compose is included when docker is selected in the "Supporting Utilities".
  • Improved support for DNS over VPN on Windows (tunnelling only, no split-DNS support yet).
  • host.docker.internal is defined inside containers for compatibility.
  • Ports bound to are no longer exposed externally.

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The full version changelog, from v1.0.1, can be found using GitHub compare and the details of the release can be found in the v1.1.0 milestone.