Overview

RabbitMQ release notes are available on GitHub. See RabbitMQ support timeline to find out what release series are supported. For guidance on upgrades, see the Upgrade and Blue/Green Deployment Upgrade guides.

Java client release notes and .NET client release notes are published separately.

Releases

Version Release Date Highlights Release Notes
3.9.8 19 October 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.9.7 24 September 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.8.23 24 September 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.9.6 16 September 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.9.5 30 August 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.8.22 30 August 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.9.4 17 August 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.9.3 12 August 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.8.21 12 August 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.9.2 9 August 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.8.20 9 August 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.9.1 30 July 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.9.0 23 July 2021 Release notes
3.8.19 5 July 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.8.18 25 June 2021 Release notes
3.8.17 8 June 2021 Release notes
3.8.16 4 May 2021
  • Reintroduces AWS peer discovery plugin that was unintentionally excluded from 3.8.15
  • Introduces support for Erlang 24 and drops support for Erlang/OTP 22.3 as previously announced
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3.8.15 3 May 2021
  • We encourage all users to consult release notes but skip this release and upgrade to 3.8.16 or later
  • Security vulnerability patches: CVE-2021-22117, CVE-2021-22116
  • Bug fixes
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3.8.14 2 March 2021 Release notes
3.8.13 27 February 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.8.12 16 February 2021
  • Bug fixes
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3.8.11 22 January 2021 Release notes
3.8.10 19 January 2021
  • We encourage all users to consult release notes but skip this release and upgrade to 3.8.11 or later.
  • Bug fixes
  • More features supported by quorum queues
  • Usability improvements
  • Deprecations
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3.8.9 28 September 2020 Release notes
3.8.8 3 September 2020 Release notes
3.8.7 17 August 2020 Release notes
3.7.28 17 August 2020 Release notes
3.8.6 4 August 2020 Release notes
3.7.27 25 July 2020 Release notes
3.8.5 15 June 2020 Release notes
3.8.4 25 May 2020
  • First release to support Erlang 23
  • Bug fixes
  • Optimizations
  • Minor usability improvements
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3.7.26 4 May 2020 Release notes
3.7.25 9 April 2020 Release notes
3.8.3 10 March 2020
  • Bug fixes
  • Optimizations
  • Minor usability improvements
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3.7.24 13 February 2020
  • Bug Fixes
  • Optimizations
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3.7.23 5 December 2019 Release notes
3.8.2 2 December 2019
  • Bug fixes
  • Optimizations
  • Minor usability improvements
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3.7.22 27 November 2019 Release notes
3.8.1 31 October 2019
  • Bug fixes
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3.7.21 31 October 2019 Release notes
3.7.20 25 October 2019 Release notes
3.7.19 2 October 2019 Release notes
3.8.0 1 October 2019 Release notes
3.7.18 18 September 2019 Release notes
3.7.17 29 July 2019
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.7.16 8 July 2019
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.7.15 20 May 2019 Release notes
3.7.14 29 March 2019
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.7.13 8 March 2019
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.7.12 15 February 2019
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.7.11 31 January 2019 Release notes
3.7.10 7 January 2019 Release notes
3.7.9 16 November 2018
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.7.8 20 September 2018
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.7.7 5 July 2018 Release notes
3.7.6 13 June 2018
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.6.16 13 June 2018 Release notes
3.7.5 9 May 2018
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.7.4 8 March 2018
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.7.3 30 January 2018
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.6.15 17 January 2018
  • Bug fixes
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3.7.2 23 December 2017 Release notes
3.7.1 21 December 2017
  • Bug fixes
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3.7.0 29 November 2017 Release notes
3.6.14 7 November 2017
  • package/systemd bug fixes
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3.6.13 6 November 2017
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.6.12 11 September 2017
  • Bug fixes
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3.6.11 16 August 2017 Release notes
3.6.10 25 May 2017
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.6.9 29 March 2017 Release notes
3.6.8 17 March 2017
  • Erlang/OTP R16B03 and 17.x compatibility restored
  • Minor bug fixes
Release notes
3.6.7 15 March 2017
  • Erlang/OTP R16B03 and 17.x has known compatibility issues with this release. This is resolved in 3.6.8.
  • Distributed management plugin, including minor breaking HTTP API changes.
  • This upgrade requires a cluster-wide restart.
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.6.6 21 November 2016 Release notes
3.5.8 21 November 2016 Release notes
3.6.5 5 August 2016
  • Bug fixes
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3.6.4 29 July 2016 Release notes
3.6.3 6 July 2016 Release notes
3.6.2 19 May 2016 Release notes
3.6.1 1 March 2016
  • Bug fixes
  • Security fixes to the management plugin (CVE-2015-8786)
  • Usability improvements
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3.6.0 22 December 2015 Release notes
3.5.7 15 December 2015
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.5.6 7 October 2015
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements
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3.5.5 24 September 2015
  • Performance improvements
  • Bug fixes
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3.5.4 22 July 2015
  • Bug fixes
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3.5.3 22 May 2015 Release notes
3.5.2 12 May 2015
  • Bug fixes
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3.5.1 03 April 2015
  • Bug fixes
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3.5.0 11 March 2015 Release notes
3.4.4 11 February 2015
  • Bug fixes
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3.4.3 7 January 2015
  • Bug fixes
  • Security fixes to the management plugin (CVE-2015-0862)
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3.4.2 26 November 2014
  • Bug fixes
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3.4.1 29 October 2014
  • Bug fixes
  • Security fixes to the management plugin
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3.4.0 21 Oct 2014 Release notes
3.3.5 11 August 2014
  • Bug fixes
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3.3.4 24 June 2014
  • Bug fixes
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3.3.3 17 June 2014
  • Bug fixes
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3.3.2 9 June 2014
  • Bug fixes
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3.3.1 29 April 2014
  • Bug fixes
  • Security fixes to MQTT and shovel
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3.3.0 2 April 2014 Release notes
3.2.4 4 March 2014
  • Bug fixes
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3.2.3 23 January 2014
  • Bug fixes
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3.2.2 11 December 2013
  • Bug fixes
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3.2.1 7 November 2013
  • Bug fixes
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3.2.0 23 October 2013 Release notes
3.1.5 15 August 2013
  • Bug fixes
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3.1.4 7 August 2013
  • Security / bug fixes
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3.1.3 26 June 2013
  • Bug fixes
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3.1.2 24 June 2013
  • Bug fixes
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3.1.1 21 May 2013
  • Bug fixes
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3.1.0 1 May 2013 Release notes
3.0.4 12 March 2013
  • Fixes a security bug in federation
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3.0.3 6 March 2013
  • Bug fixes
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3.0.2 31 January 2013
  • Bug fixes
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3.0.1 11 December 2012
  • Bug fixes
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3.0.0 19 November 2012 Release notes
2.8.7 27 September 2012
  • Miscellaneous bugfixes
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2.8.6 22 August 2012
  • Sundry bugfixes
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2.8.5 2 August 2012
  • Assorted bugfixes
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2.8.4 22 June 2012
  • Fixes a serious bug in 2.8.3 that could cause log files to grow in size infinitely when being rotated
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2.8.3 21 June 2012
  • Bug fixes
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2.8.2 30 April 2012 Release notes
2.8.1 22 March 2012
  • Fixes a bug in 2.8.0 which prevented RAM nodes from being upgraded
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2.8.0 19 March 2012 Release notes
2.7.1 20 December 2011
  • Important fixes to High Availability
  • Compatibility with Erlang R15B
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements
Release notes
2.7.0 9 November 2011 Release notes
2.6.1 12 September 2011
  • Fixes a bug in 2.6.0 that caused the broker to fail to restart on reboot on some operating systems
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2.6.0 31 August 2011 Release notes
2.5.1 27 June 2011
  • Fixes upgrading from RabbitMQ 2.1.1 and 2.2.0
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2.5.0 14 June 2011
  • Numerous performance improvements
  • New tracing facility for debugging incoming and outgoing messages
  • New rabbitmqctl commands
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2.4.1 7 April 2011
  • Fixes a bug in 2.4.0 that would break upgrades
    in certain circumstances
  • Cluster upgrades
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2.4.0 23 March 2011 Release notes
2.3.1 3 February 2011
  • Fixes a serious bug in 2.3.0 that could cause queues to crash
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2.3.0 2 February 2011 Release notes
2.2.0 30 November 2010 Release notes
2.1.1 20 October 2010 Release notes
2.1.0 15 September 2010 Release notes
2.0.0 25 August 2010
  • New persister
  • AMQP 0-9-1
  • Queue TTL
  • Binary Plugin releases
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1.8.1 15 July 2010
  • Synchronous basic.recover
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1.8.0 16 June 2010
  • AMQP 0-9-1 semantics
  • Exchange type plugins
  • Backing store plugins
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RabbitMQ acquired by SpringSource
1.7.2 16 February 2010
  • Enhanced rabbitmqctl
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1.7.1 25 January 2010 Release notes
1.7.0 7 October 2009 Release notes
1.6.0 17 June 2009 Release notes
1.5.5 30 May 2009
  • Bug fixes
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1.5.4 6 April 2009
  • Bug fixes
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1.5.3 24 February 2009
  • Bug fixes
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1.5.1 21 January 2009
  • Bug fixes
  • First release with "final" status
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1.5.0 18 December 2008
  • Informational rabbitmqctl commands
  • queue.unbind
  • Producer throttling
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1.4.0 30 July 2008
  • Performance enhancements
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1.3.0 1 April 2008
  • Performance enhancements
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1.2.0 27 September 2007
  • Simplified cluster configuration
  • Internal flow control
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1.1.1 29 August 2007
  • Improved interoperability
  • First release with "beta" status
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1.1.0-alpha 1 August 2007
  • Bug fixes
Release notes
1.0.0-alpha 8 February 2007
  • Initial release
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