Upcoming Teleport Releases
The teleport team delivers a new major release roughly every 3 months.
Teleport Cloud "Austin"
The cloud team focuses on security hardening and single-region production release.
|Security Audit||Jan 10th, 2021||An external security team starts security audit.|
|Release||March 1st, 2021||A single region deployment with 99.9% uptime monthly SLA (max 45 minutes of downtime per month). Good to go for production.|
Teleport 6.0 "San Diego"
The team open sources role based access controls, implements Database Access, Session Termination and Access Workflows UI.
|First alpha||Jan 15th, 2021||Good for testing and demos.|
|First beta||Feb 1st, 2021||Deploy on staging.|
|Release||March 1st, 2021||Good to go for production.|
You can find the full list of fixes and features in the Github milestone.
|Database Access||All||SSO into PostgreSQL or MySQL. Use AWS Aurora RDS or on-premises. Read more here.|
|OSS RBAC||OSS||Open source role based access controls. Check out the design doc and issue 4136.|
|Terraform Provider||All||Configure Teleport without UI using Terraform provider. More details here.|
|Dual Authorization Workflows||Enterprise, Cloud||Request multiple users to review and approve access requests. Find out more in issue 5007.|
|U2F for Kubernetes and SSH sessions||All||Adds an option to authorize with 2nd factor when connecting to a node/k8s cluster. Details in issue 3828.|
|Access Workflows UI||Enterprise, Cloud||Review access requests and assume roles in the UI. Some mockups are in issue 4937.|
|Client libraries and API||All||Use Go to create access workflows. Review the design doc and issue 4763.|
Teleport follows semantic versioning for pre-releases and releases.
Pre-releases have suffixes
They are not ready for production:
You can use alpha releases such as
5.0.1-alpha.1for trying new features. Things can break and new changes may not be backwards-compatible.
betareleases, such as
5.0.1-beta.2are suitable for staging environments. We are unlikely to change the APIs while we are ironing out bugs and UX glitches.
We mark release candidates as
5.0.1-rc.1coding and bug fixes are finished. The team is going through the manual test plan to find any regressions.
Releases are ready for production use.
6.0.0are major releases. We publish 4 major releases each year. Read more about upgrades and compatibility here.
5.1.0are minor releases. They contain minor backwards-compatible improvements and backports.
5.0.1are quick patches. They contain backwards-compatible fixes.