Release Notes

Release Notes for Solace PubSub+ for Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF).


Release Date: December 21, 2018

This minor release contains an upgrade to Solace PubSub+ message broker v8.13.1.30 and the following additional features:

  • On-Demand Solace PubSub+ message broker deployment capabilities.
  • Configurable Service Plans.
  • Automation of Application Security Groups (ASGs) management for service instances at binding and unbinding time.
  • A Beta Backup and Restore feature for service configuration settings.
  • Webhook for service lifecycle events notification.
  • Support for Dynamic Message Routing.
  • Enabled Client Certificate Authentication.
  • Co-located errands.
  • Migration to Ubuntu-Xenial Stemcell.
  • Various bug fixes.


Release Date: October 31, 2018

This maintenance release contains the following fixes:

  • Service creation fails if LDAP is enabled for Application access but not for Management access. [SOL-10802]
  • If the admin password contains special characters (such as : # ? / \ %), it may be exposed in the test-errand logs. [SOL-10907]
  • Recover access to management route of existing HA Service if not present. [SOL-11411]
  • Avoid ‘out-of-sync’ HA Service during stemcell upgrades if VM network interface is changed.
  • Detection of upgrade in progress when there is no change in Message Broker version between Solace PubSub+ for PCF enterprise evaluation tile upgrade to the enterprise tile.


Release Date: September 14, 2018

This minor release contains an upgrade to Solace PubSub+ message broker v8.12.0.1007 and the following:

  • Adds free Solace PubSub+ Standard edition message broker with new plans.
  • Adds CredHub support which is available from PCF v2.x.x.
  • Adds a new orphaned resource policy.
  • Supports optional username parameter at bind time.
  • Removes support for PCF v1.12.x.
  • Adds support for PCF v2.3.x.
  • Supports upgrades from Solace PubSub+ for PCF release v2.0.x.
  • Supports upgrades from Solace PubSub+ for PCF enterprise evaluation tile to the enterprise tile.


Release Date: August 3, 2018

The releases addresses an authentication configuration defect which can expose internal admin credentials. Additional security checks are added to the errand. The bundled Solace PubSub+ message broker is v8.11.0.1033.


Release Date: July 27, 2018

This minor release contains an upgrade to Solace PubSub+ message broker v8.11.0.1033.


Release Date: July 11, 2018

This major release contains Solace PubSub+ message broker v8.11.0.1029 and the following:

  • As a major and renamed release, upgrades from older named product solace-messaging to solace-pubsub are not possible. It will be possible to upgrade from Solace PubSub+ for PCF v2.0.0 to subsequent releases.
  • Product rebranding from solace-messaging to solace-pubsub+ along with renamed plans.
  • Addition of configurable options for MySQL (internal, as a marketplace service, external).
  • Test errand accepts self-signed certs.
  • Removing support for PCF v1.11.x.
  • Removal of support for the “Community Plan” service plan.


Release Date: April 13, 2018

This release contains VMR v8.9.0.1008 and the following:

  • Support of deployment to PCF v2.0.x and v2.1.x.
  • No longer supported on PCF v1.9 and v1.10.
  • 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 v1.8 support.


Release Date: October 30, 2017

Features included in the release:

  • AMQP v1.0 support: With release v8.6.0 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) v1.0 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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