Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes version 2.6.0edit

New featuresedit

  • New CRD StackConfigPolicy to declaratively configure multiple Elasticsearch clusters. #6148, #6195
  • ECK resources Helm chart - Beats. #5899 (issue: #5505)

Enhancementsedit

  • Expose Kubernetes client QPS as a flag. #6157
  • Extend existing reattach-pv tool to allow using existing PVs to create newly named cluster. #6118
  • Add container-suffix operator flag to allow users to specify a container suffix to be applied across all Elastic stack container images. #6086 (issue: #6064)
  • Elasticsearch observer improvements to avoid blocking between workers. #6084 (issue: #6078)
  • Improve user password hash comparison performance by utilizing an LRU cache. #6080 (issue: #6076)
  • Add default securityContext to the manager container in Operator Helm Chart. #6047
  • Allow Fleet Server to be run without TLS. #6020 (issue: #6000)

Bug fixesedit

  • Fix potential panic in Elasticsearch client equal function. #6128
  • Increment ECK-stack Helm chart version to support addition of Agent/Fleet Server. #6179
  • Try to reconcile license even in absence of known health status #6278 #6274)

Documentation improvementsedit

  • Add experimental label to the StackConfigPolicy doc. #6247
  • Document Elastic Stack configuration policies. #6215
  • Update eck-diagnostics documentation for filters. #6191
  • Add additional Helm documentation for Fleet Server, and Agent. #6154
  • Update the list of Kibana keys managed by the operator. #6119
  • Document limitation on Minikube without CNI. #6075
  • Add latest APM fleet package in Kibana examples when using standalone APM server. #6063 (issue: #5059)

Miscedit

  • Update module github.com/hashicorp/golang-lru to v0.6.0 #6172
  • Update module github.com/google/go-containerregistry to v0.12.1 #6168
  • Update k8s to v0.25.4 #6167
  • Update module helm.sh/helm/v3 to v3.10.2 #6166
  • Update module golang.org/x/oauth2 to v0.2.0 #6159
  • Update module golang.org/x/crypto to v0.2.0 #6158
  • Update module golang.org/x/net to v0.2.0 #6155
  • Update module github.com/prometheus/client_golang to v1.14.0 #6150
  • Update module github.com/spf13/viper to v1.14.0 #6145
  • Update module sigs.k8s.io/controller-runtime to v0.13.1 #6141
  • Update module github.com/prometheus/client_golang to v1.13.1 #6136
  • Update docker.io/library/golang Docker tag to v1.19.3 #6135
  • Update module go.elastic.co/apm/module/apmzap/v2 to v2.2.0 #6131
  • Update module go.elastic.co/apm/module/apmelasticsearch/v2 to v2.2.0 #6129
  • Update module github.com/hashicorp/vault/api to v1.8.2 #6127
  • Update module github.com/spf13/cobra to v1.6.1 #6110
  • Update module golang.org/x/text to v0.4.0 #6100