Release Notes

Release Notes for Solace Messaging for Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF).


Release Date: April 13, 2018

This release contains VMR v8.9.0.1008 and the following:

  • Support of deployment to PCF versions 2.0.x and 2.1.x
  • No longer supported on PCF versions 1.9 and 1.10.
  • Adds a Test Errand that confirms the deployment is completed as expected.
  • Bridging to be enabled by default. [SOL-2684]
  • Orphaned Endpoint handling: Unbind is aborted when there are client-username owned endpoints. [SOL-2516, RT-28431]


Release Date: March 14, 2018

This release contains VMR v8.7.0.1030 and the following fixes:

  • HA Failure after stemcell upgrades or VM Recreation [SOL-1795, SOL-2310, RT 27773, RT 28284].
  • Supports service unbind and deletion after LDAP reconfiguration [SOL-1979/RT 27950].
  • Starting port as a user input may only be set at initial installation.


Release Date: Feb 23, 2018

Security Patch for SOL-2011:

  • vmr-agent log password masking.
  • Secured Service Broker info endpoint.


Release Date: December 22, 2017

Features included in the release:

  • In-service upgrades: Starting with this version it is possible to upgrade to future versions without service interruptions for HA plans.
  • Contains VMR release v8.7.0.1027.


Release Date: November 10, 2017

Features included in the release:

  • Updated VMR release v8.6.0.1010.
  • TCP Routes bug fix.
  • Removed PCF 1.8 support.


Release Date: October 30, 2017

Features included in the release:

  • AMQP 1.0 support: With release 8.6.0 of the VMR, the tile now provides direct access to AMQP/AMQPS and via public TCP Routes ports if configured. Solace’s implementation of Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) 1.0 support is compatible with a variety of open source AMQP APIs.
  • Web UI: Provides access to the Alpha version of WebUI for management of a solace-messaging service instance.
  • Enterprise Edition of the Tile is available from Solace. Please contact Solace Support or your local Solace sales representative
  • Contains VMR release v8.6.0.x.


Release Date: July 6, 2017

Features included in the release:

  • LDAP support: Allows a VMR to consult an LDAP server for its management and app authentication and authorization needs.
  • System logging support: Allows redirecting VMR and Service Broker logs to a syslog destination.
  • TCP Routing support: Allows exposing solace-messaging service instances to the internet, with fine-grained control per messaging protocol.
  • Contains VMR release v8.3.0.x.


Release Date: May 10, 2017

This release includes:

  • CVE-2017-4975 fix.


Release Date: April 7, 2017

Features included in the release:

  • Evaluation GA.
  • Highly available service plans for redundancy introduced: medium-ha, and large-ha.
  • VMRs externally accessible via FQDNs allowing SolAdmin and other management apps to access the VMRs hosting PCF service instances.
  • Tile supports deployment in IPsec enabled PCF instances.
  • Contains VMR release v8.2.0.x.
  • Requires Java buildpack v3.7.1 or later.


Release Date: December 7, 2016

Features included in the release:

  • Second open beta.
  • The tile allows a TLS server certificate to be configured for the deployed VMRs. This allows encrypted TLS data connections between Virtual Message Routers (VMRs) and apps as well as the Solace service broker.
  • community service plan is introduced. This plan uses the Community Edition VMR to host PCF service instances. It is a feature-limited version of the VMR with a perpetual license.
  • Contains VMR release v7.2pcf2.1.6.
  • Requires BOSH stemcell v3263 ubuntu-trusty.
  • Requires Java buildpack v3.7.1 or later.


Release Date: October 13, 2016

Features included in the release:

  • First open beta.
  • The tile deploys as a Managed Service; it deploys Virtual Message Routers (VMRs) during the tile install.
  • Ability to configure two flavors of VMRs: Large and Medium.
  • The service plans names changed. These are the new service plans names:
    • shared: Provides a service instance on a Medium VMR shared with other service instances.
    • large: Provides a service instance on a dedicated Large VMR.
  • Tile upgrade is improved. Service Plan Configuration is maintained across upgrades. All stored messages are still lost.


Release Date: August 26, 2016

Features included in this release:

  • MVP private beta.
  • Uses customer-provided Virtual Message Routers (VMRs).
  • Ability to configures multiple VMRs.
  • Provides these two service plans:
    1. Shared VMR: Provides a service instance on a VMR shared with other service instances.
    2. Dedicated VMR: Provides a service instance on a dedicated VMR.
  • Tile is upgradeable within Ops Manager — All service plan configuration and messages are lost during upgrades.
  • Service Broker uses external MySQL service.
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