Percona XtraBackup moved to https://jira.percona.com/projects/PXB 2.3.6

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Percona XtraBackup moved to https://jira.percona.com/projects/PXB
Series:
2.3
Version:
2.3.6
Released:
2016-11-29  
Registrant:
Hrvoje Matijakovic
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2016-11-29
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11 Sergei Glushchenko, 2 Txomin Barturen
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1 Implemented
Bugs:
12 Fix Released

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New Features
Percona XtraBackup now supports SHA256 passwords. Using the SHA256 algorithm requires either SSL encrypted connection, or using public key encryption for password exchange which is only available when both client and server are linked with OpenSSL.

Percona XtraBackup now supports Command Options for Secure Connections.

NOTE: Due to xbcrypt format changes, backups encrypted with this Percona XtraBackup version will not be recoverable by older versions.
Bugs fixed
Fixed intermittent assertion failures that were happening when Percona XtraBackup couldn’t correctly identify server version. Bug fixed #1568009.

Safe slave backup algorithm performed too short delays between retries which could cause backups to fail on a busy servers. Bug fixed #1624473.

Fixed new compilation warnings with GCC 6. Bug fixed #1641612.

xbcrypt was not setting the Initialization Vector (IV) correctly (and thus is was not using an IV). This was causing the same ciphertext to be generated across different runs (for the same message/same key). The IV provides the extra randomness to ensure that the same ciphertext is not generated across runs. Bug fixed #1643949.

Backup would still succeed even if xtrabackup would fail to write the metadata. Bug fixed #1623210.

xbcloud now supports EMC ECS Swift API Authorization requests. Bugs fixed #1638017 and #1638020 (Txomin Barturen).

Percona XtraBackup would fail to backup MariaDB 10.2 with the unsupported server version error message. Bug fixed #1602842.
Other bugs fixed: #1639764 and #1639767.

1 blueprint and 12 bugs targeted

Blueprint Priority Assignee Delivery
Add SHA256 value of 'before' chunk to xbcrypt payload Add SHA256 value of 'before' chunk to xbcrypt payload 4 High Sergei Glushchenko  11 Implemented
Bug report Importance Assignee Status
1568009 #1568009 Assertion failure in xtrabackup.cc: lsn_chosen == 1 3 High Sergei Glushchenko  10 Fix Released
1624473 #1624473 Issue with --safe-slave-backup option in 2.4.4 3 High Sergei Glushchenko  10 Fix Released
1641612 #1641612 New compilation warnings with GCC 6 (-Wshift-negative-value, -Wdeprecated-declarations, -Wnonnull-compare, -Wc+11-compat, -Wmisleading-indentation) 3 High Sergei Glushchenko  10 Fix Released
1643949 #1643949 CVE-2016-6225: xbcrypt/xtrabackup encryption is not setting the IV correctly 3 High Sergei Glushchenko  10 Fix Released
1644734 #1644734 unable to build xtrabackup with system SSL on CentOS 5 3 High Sergei Glushchenko  10 Fix Released
1623210 #1623210 xtrabackup failed to write metadata but the backup still succeeded 4 Medium Sergei Glushchenko  10 Fix Released
1630841 #1630841 Xtrabackup doesn't accept sha256 passwords 4 Medium Sergei Glushchenko  10 Fix Released
1638017 #1638017 EMC ECS Swift API Authorization request 4 Medium Txomin Barturen  10 Fix Released
1638020 #1638020 ETag tracking in xbcloud 4 Medium Txomin Barturen  10 Fix Released
1639764 #1639764 Test t/bug1254227.sh failing on PXC 5.7 4 Medium Sergei Glushchenko  10 Fix Released
1639767 #1639767 Test t/innodb_page_size.sh failing on PXC 4 Medium Sergei Glushchenko  10 Fix Released
1602842 #1602842 Unsupported server version "10.2.0-MariaDB" 6 Wishlist Sergei Glushchenko  10 Fix Released
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