Payara Server 5.182 Release Notes

Release Highlights

This release has been based on GlassFish Server Open Source 5 which was released on September 21, 2017.

Important Information

  • Minimum Required JDK version is 8u162.

  • fish.payara.nucleus.requesttracing.api.Traced annotation removed. Please use the new MicroProfile org.eclipse.microprofile.opentracing.Traced annotation instead.

Supported APIs and Applications

  • Java EE 8 Applications

  • MicroProfile 1.3 API

New Features


  • PAYARA-1688 - Redesign the public notifier API

  • PAYARA- 1692 - Minor changes to Security UI in Admin console

  • PAYARA-1864 - Add LetsEncrypt as a trusted CA to the default truststore

  • PAYARA-2041 - Implement Dynamic Logging Configuration

  • PAYARA-2263 - Make jvm-options tag in domain.xml switchable by jdk

  • PAYARA-2349 - Improve data format from SQL tracing data metrics

  • PAYARA-2425 - Add Environment Variable support for JVM-Options

  • PAYARA-2461 - Options to allow the application’s name to be used for Portable JNDI name of EJBs contained within an EAR

  • PAYARA-2466 - Finally squash the unnecessary Felix warnings

  • PAYARA-2528 - Payara Micro ignores invalid arguments if they don’t start with double dash

  • PAYARA-2559 - Allow to boot AMX at runtime even without enabling JMX monitoring service

  • PAYARA-2568 - The boot of micro does not use multiple threads

  • PAYARA-2575 - Create Yubikey integration

  • PAYARA-2603 - Move autobinding into Grizzly.

  • PAYARA-2611 - Notify Of Missing Alias for HTTP Listeners SSL configuration at startup

  • PAYARA-2612 - Remove underscore from JSON field names in JSON log formatter

  • PAYARA-2614 - Expose Grizzly HTTP2 AddOn settings in the administration console

  • PAYARA-2615 - Specify the SSL cert alias in Payara Micro

  • PAYARA-2616 - Align javaee-api dependency versions to 8.0

  • PAYARA-2618 - Align maven-compiler-plugin dependency version along with compiler version 1.8

  • PAYARA-2632 - Set force-selector-spin-detection in Grizzly to true by default also for other OS than Linux

  • PAYARA-2666 - Show DeploymentException which is hidden behind InvocationException

  • PAYARA-2673 - Clean up code in annotation-framework

  • PAYARA-2678 - Align versions of all maven plugins

  • PAYARA-2679 - refactor groupId definition of hibernate-validator artefact

  • PAYARA-2680 - Add cast method to NotificationData to convert itself into a subclass

  • PAYARA-2697 - Context root defined in glassfish-web.xml always gets overridden when deployed via browser UI

  • PAYARA-2707 - Allow placeholder replacement for AMX beans in MP custom metrics.

  • PAYARA-2708 - Initial cleanup of admin cli

  • PAYARA-2720 - Add missing packages to embedded

  • PAYARA-2725 - The MicroProfile HealthCheck API is not configurable and overrides applications which define a /health endpoint

  • PAYARA-2744 - Add to the Monitoring REST API Bulk Reading

  • PAYARA-2772 - Application targets page doesn’t display targets

Security fixes

Bug fixes

  • PAYARA-1620 - Servlet request is executed twice (or n time) if timeout occurs while waiting for jdbc call

  • PAYARA-2189 - Ability for CDI event bus to filter ClassNotFound exceptions with multiple application deployed

  • PAYARA-2229 - Injection in second war in an ear fails

  • PAYARA-2267 - Timestamp JPA conversion failing for Oracle 12c types

  • PAYARA-2375 - Glassfish 5.0 Servlet Parameters (ServerName, ServerPort, …​) broken when HTTP 2 is used

  • PAYARA-2376 - InvocationException when deploying an application with a deployment error

  • PAYARA-2522 - Deploying an application to an Instance in a Deployment Group and the Deployment Group causes the application to only target the instance.

  • PAYARA-2555 - Payara Micro Arquillian Connector Doesn’t Allow Spaces In Arguments

  • PAYARA-2558 - Embedded SNAPSHOT dependency fails to run

  • PAYARA-2564 - Multi-threading of InitialContex() causes multiply-defined stub classes

  • PAYARA-2566 - Soteria ignores EL in one attribute of the LdapIdentityStoreDefinition

  • PAYARA-2569 - Undeploying an Application from a Deployment Group requires the instances to be restarted.

  • PAYARA-2570 - asadmin start-database implicit mapping to H2

  • PAYARA-2571 - View monitoring info in admin console throws error

  • PAYARA-2574 - Make Grizzly HTTP/2 Compliant

  • PAYARA-2579 - Add Empty Key File to Payara Micro

  • PAYARA-2580 - Can not change the admin http-listener port and restart the domain via asadmin

  • PAYARA-2581 - In admin console, change text color to dark when background is orange

  • PAYARA-2583 - WebAppClassLoader Leak in ComponentInvocation

  • PAYARA-2586 - Unrecognised JMS-Service Element in Payara Embedded Web

  • PAYARA-2590 - Microprofile Config Property injection of https port fails on Payara Micro

  • PAYARA-2591 - Restarting the DAS results in displayed page using wrong look and feel

  • PAYARA-2593 - Update EclipseLink 2.7.0 with changes on private fork

  • PAYARA-2608 - Excessive use of JDBC connections for listing JBatch job executions

  • PAYARA-2610 - Payara Micro uses wrong password for custom keystore/truststore

  • PAYARA-2613 - Fix warning for Multiple JSF Applications found

  • PAYARA-2621 - Correct case in "GlassFish" in admin console image(s)

  • PAYARA-2624 - Header background on Domain is not responsive.

  • PAYARA-2625 - Hard to read after sorting a table, due to colour change.

  • PAYARA-2628 - Payara Micro copytouberjar duplicates the name of the directory

  • PAYARA-2630 - Payara 5.181 throws exceptions and doesn’t start at first attempt

  • PAYARA-2633 - Domain fails to start after setting up file encoding to UTF-8 via JVM options

  • PAYARA-2634 - New Payara 5 Admin Console design doesn’t display on Japanese, Korean and Chinese language.

  • PAYARA-2660 - MicroProfile Metrics asadmin command has no dynamic option and always requires the enabled option to be specified

  • PAYARA-2661 - MicroProfile Metrics does not work when secured

  • PAYARA-2667 - Grizzly Version is no.version in Logs

  • PAYARA-2670 - The JMX Logging service sends notifications even when not enabled

  • PAYARA-2671 - Blocker issue in Weld 3.0.3 wait for 3.0.4 or downgrade

  • PAYARA-2674 - UpdateApplicationRef Command Doesn’t Replicate Across Cluster

  • PAYARA-2677 - Context Classloaders in EAR are set incorrectly with Hazelcast

  • PAYARA-2686 - MP Metrics Service custom metric definition overrides default server metrics

  • PAYARA-2687 - Fix ConfigBuilder does not add default converters

  • PAYARA-2688 - Custom metrics.xml file is not copied to remote nodes in clustering scenario

  • PAYARA-2691 - Resource validation fails due to null Context ClassLoader

  • PAYARA-2696 - Payara 5 micro - datasource missing in JNDI after successful deployment

  • PAYARA-2698 - Update serverHeader option in admin console

  • PAYARA-2699 - REST monitoring service (Jolokia) is broken on Payara 5

  • PAYARA-2700 - Cannot send asadmin command from Admin console to Payara Micro instance(s)

  • PAYARA-2701 - It is not possible to target a JDBC resource to a deployment group

  • PAYARA-2704 - Fix QuickLook tests for local execution

  • PAYARA-2706 - MEMM Health check using wrong calculation for used memory

  • PAYARA-2711 - Compress on Rotation doesn’t work for Payara Notification Logger

  • PAYARA-2715 - Error when configuring availability service in admin console

  • PAYARA-2716 - Help text in Micro refers to deploying EAR files and these are not supported

  • PAYARA-2727 - Illegal non-String type in Grizzly config

  • PAYARA-2729 - When listing batch job executions using "--long" options, it causes creation of excessive JDBC connections

  • PAYARA-2730 - NPE encountered when enabling Monitoring for HTTP Service

  • PAYARA-2734 - --interfaces options is ignored on Payara Micro

  • PAYARA-2735 - --minHttpThreads does not work in Payara Micro

  • PAYARA-2737 - JDBC Resources have an incorrect number of targets

  • PAYARA-2742 - Custom metrics that override a base metric crash domain startup

  • PAYARA-2757 - Payara Embedded Broken

  • PAYARA-2765 - Typo in SetFaultToleranceConfiguration Command

  • PAYARA-2768 - MicroProfile OpenAPI results invalid schema type and duplicate resource

  • PAYARA-2770 - Rest resource and Rest Client on same classpath cause ambiguous rest endpoint error

  • PAYARA-2779 - Concurrent NPE regression

  • PAYARA-2781 - Exception thrown in logs when shutting down Payara

  • PAYARA-2789 - String Array Config API Injection Fails

  • PAYARA-2826 - Error in AMXJ2EE when creating a new instance

Fixes for upstream GlassFish bugs

  • PAYARA-2541 - Fix rare race condition in grizzly initialization

  • PAYARA-2582 - Upstream Resource Validator retains deployment classloader

Component Upgrades

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