On behalf of the Spring Boot team and everyone that has contributed, I am pleased to announce that Spring Boot 2.6.0 has been released and is available from Maven Central.
- Support for
SameSiteattributes on session cookies for servlet applications
- Support for configuring health groups on the main or management port
/infoendpoint with Java Runtime information
- Support for testing Spring MVC using
- Auto-configuration for
- Support for pluggable rules for sanitizing properties in
Spring Boot 2.6 moves to new versions of several Spring projects:
- Spring Data 2021.1
- Spring HATEOAS 1.4
- Spring AMQP 2.4
- Spring Kafka 2.8
- Spring Security 5.6
- Spring Session 2021.1
We’ve also upgraded to the latest stable releases of other third-party libraries wherever possible. Please see the release notes for details.
There’s a whole host of other changes and improvements that are documented in the release notes. You can also find a list of deprecated classes and methods that we plan to remove in the next version.
Additionally, Spring Boot 2.4.0 has now reached end of OSS support. More information on Spring Boot’s support dates can be found here.
We want to take this opportunity to again thank all our users and contributors.
If you’re interested in helping out, check out the “ideal for contribution” tag in the issue repository. If you have general questions, please ask at stackoverflow.com using the
spring-boot tag or chat with the community on Gitter.