For information about the Kibana 7.16.0 release, review the following information.
Hidden dashboard titles now appear
If you are using Kibana 7.9.x and earlier, and you upgrade to 7.10.0 to 7.17.2, all hidden panel titles now appear on your dashboards. Impact
Upgrade to Kibana 7.17.3 or later.
Breaking changes can prevent your application from optimal operation and performance. Before you upgrade to 7.16.0, review the breaking changes, then mitigate the impact to your application.
To review the breaking changes in previous versions, refer to the following:
Updates browser support
Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and ApplemSafari browser support has been updated. For more information, refer to #112523.
Use the following supported browsers:
- Chrome 92
- Edge 92
- Firefox 91.0
- Safari 14.1
Removes legacy data table
The legacy aggregation-based data table and
vis_type_table.legacyVisEnabled setting are no longer supported. For more information, refer to #111339.
When you upgrade to 7.16.0, Kibana automatically uses the new data table.
To auto-fit the table row height, create an aggregation-based data table, click Options, then select Auto fit rows to content.
Removes the legacy area, bar, and line charts library
The legacy aggregation-based area, bar, and line charts are no longer supported. For more information, refer to #110786.
When you upgrade to 7.16.0, Kibana automatically uses the new area, bar, and line charts.
Removes the Timelion app
Replaces Osquery scheduled query groups with packs
Queries are now scheduled using packs. For more information, refer to #107345.
When you upgrade to 7.16.0, any existing scheduled query groups are converted to packs. Queries in the updated packs are scheduled for the same agent policy as the original scheduled query group. Action IDs for scheduled queries in a pack have the format
The following functionality is deprecated in 7.16.0, and will be removed in 8.0.0. Deprecated functionality does not have an immediate impact on your application, but we strongly recommend you make the necessary updates after you upgrade to 7.16.0.
For the Elastic Security 7.16.0 deprecations, refer to Elastic Security Solution Release Notes.
Adds levels to rule registry deprecations
Levels are now explicitly in deprecation configurations. For more information, refer to #118363.
Levels for deprecations are explicitly set.
xpack.reporting.capture.viewport settings are deprecated and will be removed in 8.0.0. For more information, refer to #114019.
When you upgrade to 8.0.0, you are unable to use the
apm_oss plugin and deprecates related settings
apm_oss plugin has been removed as a dependency of the
apm plugin, and the
apm_oss settings have been deprecated and moved to the
xpack.apm.indices* configuration path. For more information, refer to #113364.
Update the following settings:
apm_oss.errorIndicesis deprecated. Use
apm_oss.metricsIndicesis deprecated. Use
apm_oss.onboardingIndicesis deprecated. Use
apm_oss.sourcemapIndicesis deprecated. Use
apm_oss.spanIndicesis deprecated. Use
apm_oss.transactionIndicesis deprecated. Use
proxyConfig settings are deprecated and will be removed in 8.0.0. For more information, refer to #113555.
Deprecates ServiceNow connectors
ServiceNow ITSM and ServiceNow SecOps connectors created in Elastic Stack version 7.15.0 or earlier are marked as deprecated after you upgrade to version 7.16.0 or later. Deprecated connectors have a yellow icon after their name and display a warning message when selected.
Deprecated connectors will continue to function with the rules they were added to and can be assigned to new rules. However, it is strongly recommended to update deprecated connectors or create new ones to ensure you have access to connector enhancements, such as updating incidents. For more information, refer to #105440, Update a deprecated ServiceNow ITSM connector, and Update a deprecated ServiceNow SecOps connector.
Kibana 7.16.0 adds the following new and notable features.
- Adds Tag Cloud support #106858
- Elastic Security
- For the Elastic Security 7.16.0 release information, refer to Elastic Security Solution Release Notes.
- Lens & Visualizations
- Adds "Add to case" button #112463
- Machine Learning
- Inspect flyout should be available in editor mode #109656
- Short URL service now supports human readable slugs for short URLs #107859
For more information about the features introduced in 7.16.0, refer to What’s new in 7.16.