We are pleased to announce the release of GeoServer 2.17.2 with downloads (war zip), documentation and extensions.

This release is made in conjunction with GeoTools 23.2 and GeoWebCache 1.17.2. This is a stable release recommended for production systems.

Thanks to everyone who contributed, and Jody Garnett (GeoCat) for making this release. Additional thanks to everyone who participated in the July bug-fix sprint organized by GeoSolutions.

Improvements and Fixes

This release includes a number of improvements, including:

  • GetFeatureInfo templates can now be used for GeoJSON output
  • The WPS download community module can now generate elevation models accounting for vertical grid shift when changing datum.
  • Oracle extension now ready to use with included JDBC driver, the driver changed to a “Oracle Free Use Terms and Conditions” license allowing us to distribute.
  • PostreSQL driver, Oracle driver, Eclipse EMF library, spring-framework, and spring-security version updates.
  • Image Mosaic REST API can now be used to update the native bbox when harvesting or deleting granules

Fixes included in this release:

  • GetFeatureInfo fixed to work on raster layer dynamically produced by a rendering transformation.
  • Lots of WMTS fixes resolving SRS list duplicates and handling of otherSrs.
  • SLD Service handling of percentages with custom classes
  • Layer preview fix, was miscounting number of pages when security restrictions used to limit number of layers available
  • Binary download on windows fixed to autodect Java when spaces used in path
  • WFS Cascade fixed to remove duplicate SRS elements when connecting to WFS 2.0.0 layer
  • MongoDB extension fixed, was missing a jar
  • Database use of select distinct in the WPS Unique process fixed
  • Image mosaic fixes for WPS download process bbox generation, and WMS GetMap respect of CLIP vendor parameter,
  • GeoPackage supports raster tables with special characters

For more information check the 2.17.2 release notes.

Community Updates

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

About GeoServer 2.17

Features, presentations and reference material on the 2.17 series: