The GeoServer team is happy to announce the release of GeoServer 2.5-RC2. Download bundles are provided (zipwardmg and exe)  along with documentation and extensions. Currently we are awaiting compilation of the Mac artifacts.

GeoServer 2.5 is shaping up to be a great milestone and we would like to thank all those who have downloaded 2.5-RC1 and submitted feedback and pull requests.

  • The Oracle JNDI store now exposes fetch sizes,

  • CSW requests are namespace aware again and

  • Improved handling of unknown elements in configurations which should aid downgrading installs by Andrea Aime

  • Polar Stereographic projections have been fixed by Ben Caradoc-Davies

  • Further thanks to Andrea for reviewing and merging pull requests

  • Thanks to Ian Turton, Envitia and the Scottish Government’s AFRC for facilitating this release.

  • Check the release notes for more details

  • This release is made in conjunction with GeoTools 11-RC.

With all this help GeoServer 2.5 is on track for release in March. We would like to encourage you to download the release candidate and test with your data. This will both help you avoid any surprises, and assist the team in bringing you the best possible GeoServer.

About GeoServer 2.5

Articles and resources for GeoServer 2.5 series: