The GeoServer team is pleased to announce the release of GeoServer 2.8.1. Download bundles are provided (binwardmg and exe) along with documentation and extensions.

GeoServer 2.8.1 is the latest stable release of GeoServer and is recommended for production deployment. This release is made in conjunction with GeoTools 14.1. Thanks to all contributors. Fixes and new functionality include:

  • Multidimensional GRIB / NetCDF / NetCDF Output modules promoted to extension

  • Fixed query parameters in SLD external graphic

  • Fixed legend preview with SLD external graphic

  • Fixed multiline labels in PDF WMS request with translation

  • Fixed layer preview GML links for app-schema layers

  • Fixed JMS clustering to use qualified names for layers, layer groups, and styles

  • Avoid catalog linear scans in GWC integration listeners

  • Fixed OpenLayers preview with the authkey module enabled

  • For a full list, see the release notes

Thanks to Ben Caradoc-Davies (Transient) for this release.

About GeoServer 2.8

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