We are pleased to announce the release of GeoServer 2.16.2 with downloads (war zip), documentation (html pdf) and extensions.

This is a stable release recommended for production systems.

Improvements and Fixes

This release includes a number of improvements, including:

  • Support for vector custom dimensions (in addition to time and elevation)
  • Allow limiting the number of concurrent jobs in the importer extension
  • Default style descriptions wording improvement (as they are visible in capabilities documents)

Fixes included in this release:

  • The REST API fixes regarding datastore and feature type handling (see notes for details)
  • Fixed 100% CPU usage at idle on data directories with tens of thousands of layers
  • Don’t delay startup on an unresponsive cascaded WMS server
  • Make sure to truncate fully tile caches with parameters
  • Make GWC caching kick in also when using local workspaces along with non qualified layer names
  • And various others!

For more information check the 2.16.2 release notes.

Community Updates

For developers building from source, our community modules are a great place to collaborate on functionality and improvements.

About GeoServer 2.16

Features, presentations and reference material on the 2.16 series: