This is the BETA pre-release of Kong Gateway 2.3.0, the next release in the Kong 2.x series. This means that work is still ongoing on bug fixes, but feature freeze has already happened.
What’s new in Kong 2.3.0 Beta 1
- Introduce version checks between Control Plane and Data Plane nodes in Hybrid Mode.
- Kong entities with a
namefield now support utf-8 characters.
- The certificates entity now has
key_altfields, used to specify an alternative certificate and key pair.
- Kong now supports running multiple plugin servers. This feature is backwards-compatible with the existing single Go pluginserver.
- The go-pluginserver
stdoutare now written into Kong’s logs
- … and more!
- Support for Centos 6 has been removed, as said distro entered EOL on Nov 30.
For folks interested in trying the beta release, take note that the download locations for the beta release is kept separate from the final release locations:
More details and PR links are available at the 2.3.0 Changelog .
Feedback is extremely encouraged! Let us know your thoughts and experiences using 2.3.0-beta.1 here on Kong Nation and make sure to report any issues over at our Github repo!