GeoServer 2.21.3 release is now available with downloads (bin, war, windows), along with docs and extensions.

This is a maintenance release of the GeoServer 2.21.x series, made in conjunction with GeoTools 27.3 and GeoWebCache 1.21.3.

Thanks to Andrea Aime (GeoSolutions) and Jody Garnett (GeoCat) for making this release.

Notables changes

Among the many changes included in this release, we’d like to point out:

  • Ability to report PostgreSQL column comments in WFS DescribeFeatureType output (needs a store flag to enable).
  • Ability to turn on and off GetFeature output formats, much like the existing WMS controls over GetMap/GetFeatureInfo output formats.
  • Fixed concurrent edit of users, roles and data access rules thorough the REST API.
  • Fixed database connection leak while editing SQL views in the GUI.

Release notes


  • GEOS-4727 Editing SQL views seems to be leaking connections

  • GEOS-10632 Make sure GetLegendGraphics honors the WMS memory service limits

  • GEOS-10667 WFS: inconsistent srsDimension=4 with topp:tasmania_roads layer

  • GEOS-10707 GeoFence internal LayerGroup Limit merge inconsistency

  • GEOS-10710 Features Templating backward mapping with back xpath (’../my/property/name’) doesn’t work

  • GEOS-10714 DefaultGeoServerFacade throws ConcurrentModificationException for workspace settings and services

  • GEOS-10729 Concurrent access on data access rules (authorization) can lead to loss of configured catalog mode, and lost rules

  • GEOS-10731 GWC variable Parameterization does not work with due to the bean initialization order

  • GEOS-10736 OSEO product creation via REST API fails if the product id starts with a valid ISO date

  • GEOS-10737 GeoCSS misses support for labelInFeatureInfo and labelAttributeName vendor options

  • GEOS-10741 Remove deprecated YUI usage

  • GEOS-10753 GeoServer can create GML output that is not valid XML

  • GEOS-10757 CITE: WMS

  • GEOS-10809 Keycloak : add support for usernames with spaces

  • GEOS-10782 CITE WFS 1.1 - HITS mimetype is incorrect

  • GEOS-10783 CITE WFS 1.1 - Check customized feature type to determine if transform wrapper needed

  • GEOS-10784 CITE WFS 1.1 - don’t do illegal geometry conversions

  • GEOS-10785 CITE WFS 1.1 - Data Dir - allow anonymous users to modify data


  • GEOS-10606 Generate html notice and license information for release assemblies

  • GEOS-10673 Add example of using FlatGeobuf granules to the Vector Mosaic documentation

  • GEOS-10696 Allow configuration of Output Format types allowed in GetFeature

  • GEOS-10717 XStreamServiceLoader performance improvement with XstreamPersister caching

  • GEOS-10718 [OIDC] the OIDC plugin does not currently take into account the id_token_hint parameter

  • GEOS-10735 Obfuscate secret key in S3 Blob Store, avoiding requiring reentry when editing and HTML source visibility

  • GEOS-10746 STAC Sortables should be a subset of the configured queryables

  • GEOS-10755 WCS 2.0 module should not use string concatenation to build XML

  • GEOS-10762 Allow enabling auto-escaping for WMS GetFeatureInfo HTML templates

  • GEOS-10773 Enable localized MapML responses that use WMS language parameter

  • GEOS-10777 Update MapML viewer to latest release

  • GEOS-10790 Allow to control map transparency in DownloadMapProcess

  • GEOS-10810 Enable internationalized layer label / MapML document title

New Feature:

  • GEOS-10716 Build schema for simple feature types leveraging column descriptions, when available

  • GEOS-10734 SpatialJSON WFS output format community module

  • GEOS-10758 OGCAPI - Features - Add storageCrs property for Collections


See also the 2.21.3 release notes.

About GeoServer 2.21

Additional information on GeoServer 2.21 series:

Release notes: ( 2.21.3 | 2.21.2 | 2.21.1 | 2.21.0 | 2.21-RC )