Release Notes

Bug Fixes:

  • This release bundles a new version of JRuby - [1.7.23], which fixes a memory leak issue reported on Windows when using the file input ([#3754]).
  • File Input: Properly release file handles for older files which allows users to delete them ([#31]).
  • Clean up resource usage when Logstash is restarted with File input. Previously, this would cause Logstash to grab on to duplicate file handles ([#77]).
  • Fixed Logstash fails to start if the parent directory contains a space ([#4283]).
  • Allow Logstash to be launched from a symlink ([#4291]).Elasticsearch - Added option to set `_parent` in order to properly handle parent-child relationships ([#297]).
  • Fixed a defect which caused Logstash to exhaust file handles when sniffing was used in http protocol ([#306]).