5.0.0 GA Release Notesedit

The list below cover changes between 5.0.0-rc1 and 5.0.0 GA only.

Also see Breaking changes in 5.0.

Enhancementsedit

Circuit Breakers
  • Cluster Settings Updates should not trigger circuit breakers. #20827
Plugins
REST
  • Add a REST spec for the create API #20924
Settings
  • Add precise logging on unknown or invalid settings #20951 (issue: #20946)

Bug fixesedit

Aggregations
  • Fixed writeable name from range to geo_distance #20860
Allocation
  • Keep a shadow replicas' allocation id when it is promoted to primary #20863 (issue: #20650)
Index APIs
  • Only negate index expression on all indices with preceding wildcard #20898 (issues: #19800, #20033)
Internal
  • Prevent AbstractArrays from release bytes more than once #20819
Mapping
  • Allow position_gap_increment for fields in indices created prior to 5.0 #20806 (issues: #19510, #20413)
Network
  • Fix connection close header handling #20956 (issue: #20938)
  • Ensure port range is readable in the exception message #20893
Plugin Repository S3
  • Fixes leading forward slash in S3 repository base_path #20861
Query DSL
  • Fixes MultiMatchQuery so that it doesn’t provide a null context #20882
  • Fix match_phrase_prefix query with single term on _all field #20471 (issue: #20470)
Scripting
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Regressionsedit

Highlighting
  • Handle SynonymQuery extraction for the FastVectorHighlighter #20829 (issue: #20781)