This list summarizes the most important breaking changes in APM. For the complete list, go to APM breaking changes.
The following breaking changes are introduced in APM version 8.2.0:
APM Server now emits events with
APM Server no longer emits events with a
Instead, events are emitted with an
An ingest pipeline sets the legacy
<event>.duration.us field and removes the
This change will impact users who are not using APM Server’s Elasticsearch output or the packaged ingest pipeline. For details, see PR #7261.
observer.version_major is non-standard and existed only for the APM UI to filter out legacy docs (versions <7.0).
This check is no longer performed, so the field has been removed.
For details, see PR #7399.
APM Server no longer ships with System V init scripts or the go-daemon wrapperedit
As of version 8.1.0, all Linux distributions supported by APM Server support systemd. As a result, APM Server no longer ships with System V init scripts or the go-daemon wrapper; use systemd instead.
For details, see PR #7576.
Deprecated 32-bit architecturesedit
APM Server support for 32-bit architectures has been deprecated and will be removed in a future release.