The Elastic APM Node.js Agent uses semantic versioning, and therefore upgrades between minor versions of the agent, for example from 1.1 to 1.2, are always backwards compatible. Upgrades that involve a major version bump often come with some backwards incompatible changes.

Before upgrading the agent, be sure to review the:

The following upgrade guides are available:

End of life datesedit

We love all our products, but sometimes we must say goodbye to a release so that we can continue moving forward on future development and innovation. Our End of life policy defines how long a given release is considered supported, as well as how long a release is considered still in active development or maintenance.