Bitbucket Server release notes

The following pages can be found in the latest documentation for Bitbucket Server

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The list below is a summary of supported versions of Bitbucket Server (and Stash) releases. The changelogs included in the release notes (linked below) have details of the related bug-fix releases. 

Be sure to read the Atlassian Support End of Life Policy for Bitbucket Server to see which versions are still supported.

Looking for earlier releases of Stash?

Bitbucket Server was formerly known as Stash, and older release notes for versions earlier than Bitbucket Server 4.0 can be found on the page Older releases

Bitbucket Server 5.10

24 April 2018

  • Watch Repositories
  • ADG in Server
  • New events for Webhooks
  • Look and Feel plugin upgrade
  • Deploy and monitor Data Center article release

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 5.10 release notes.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 5.9

22 March 2018

  • App Diagnostics

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 5.9 release notes.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 5.8

15 February 2018

  • Updates to search
  • Bitbucket Server and Data Center now supports IPv6
  • Refining the process of creating a Jira issue from a pull request
  • Improved merging with branch dependencies
  • Updates to Bitbucket Server developer documentation

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 5.8 release notes.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 5.7

11 January 2018

  • Elasticsearch 5.5. upgrade
  • Punctuation aware code search

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 5.7 release notes.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 5.6

30 November 2017

  • Better Repository Search
  • Fork Visibility

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 5.6 release notes.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 5.5

24 October 2017

  • Rebase
  • Personal Access Tokens

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 5.5 release notes.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 5.4

19 September 2017

  • Webhooks
  • Atlassian Troubleshooting and Support tool (ATST) renamed
  • Contribution guidelines added

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 5.4 release notes.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 5.3

15 August 2017

  • Create JIRA issues directly from a pull request comment
  • Support for Git 2.14 added

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 5.3 release notes.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 5.2

11 July 2017

  • Project level admin: Merge strategies, merge checks, hooks
  • Smarter Mirroring: Push proxying for SSH connections

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 5.2 release notes.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 5.1

6 June 2017

  • Sign commits and tags with GPG keys
  • Pull request deletion
  • Search improvements
  • Project level admin: Branching models, Branch permissions, and Default reviewers
  • Smarter Mirroring: Push proxying

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 5.1 release notes.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 5.0

2 May 2017

  • Committer verification
  • Smart Mirror authentication caching
  • Add repository shortcuts
  • Support for emojis in comments
  • Changed to Spring Boot container; customizations to Bitbucket's server.xml file must be migrated to bitbucket.properties
  • Changes to supported environment variables
  • Start script changes
  • Removal of setenv.sh & setenv.bat

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 5.0 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.14

21 February 2017

  • Access keys in branch permissions
  • Automatic updates and email reviewer status

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.14 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.13

20 January 2017

  • In-browser editing
  • Improved JIRA Software integration
  • Bitbucket Data Center supports SAML 2.0

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.13 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.12

13 December 2016

  • Performance improvements and bug fixes
  • 25+ public issues resolved

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.12 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.11

8 November 2016

  • Iterative review
  • Adaptive throttling
  • VPAT for Section 508 compliance

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.11 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.10

6 October 2016

  • Introducing personal dashboards
  • Database deprecation
  • JIRA issues commit messages are clickable

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.10 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.9

30 August 2016

  • Import repositories from the interface.
  • Disaster recovery guide for Bitbucket Data Center.
  • Configure merge strategies from the interface.

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.9 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.8

19 July 2016

  • Introduction of Zero Downtime Backup strategy.
  • Commit-level reviews within pull requests.
  • Add default reviewers to pull requests.

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.8 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.7

15 June 2016

  • Add commit tags from within the UI

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.7 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.6

10 May 2016

  • Code search, powered by Elasticsearch.
  • Configure time zones for individual users.
  • View the latest commit message and timestamp within source view.

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.6 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.5

5 April 2016

  • Support for Git LFS with Smart Mirroring.
  • Specify user/group exceptions for branch permissions.

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.5 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.4

1 March 2016

  • Pull Request header and new reviewer statuses

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.4 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.3

12 January 2016

  • Smart Mirroring
  • Git LFS

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.3 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.2

8 December 2015

Small improvements and bug fixes:

  • Comment forms that hit the nesting limit are no longer misaligned.
  • Plain Delegated LDAP configuration no longer mistakenly uses hidden forms.
  • Updated Apache Commons Collections to v3.2.2
  • HipChat plugin connection no longer fails with SQL Server database
  • Allow specifying the multicast IP for Hazelcast in Bitbucket Data Center

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.2 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.1

4 November 2015

  • Supports CommonMark standardization of Markdown in comments and README files.
  • 10+ public issues resolved.

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.1 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Bitbucket Server 4.0

21 September 2015

  • Atlassian Stash is now called Bitbucket Server.
  • Better pull request searches.

Read more in the Bitbucket Server 4.0 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Stash 3.11

14 July 2015

  • Disable HTTP(S) access to Git repositories
  • 50+ public issues solved

Read more in the Stash 3.11 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Stash 3.10

9 June 2015

  • HipChat integration v2
  • Improved branch permissions management
  • 25+ public issues resolved

Read more in the Stash 3.10 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Stash 3.9

14 May 2015

  • Installer improvements
  • Improved handling of unlicensed/unauthorized users
  • 15+ public issues resolved

Read more in the Stash 3.9 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.

Stash 3.8

1 April 2015

  • Completely provision Stash automatically
  • Monitor Stash performance with JMX counters
  • Deep linking into source file lines
  • Cleaner handling of unlicensed and unauthorized users
  • Tomcat's server.xml file has been relocated
  • Stash Data Center node IDs stability
  • Better support for the go get command

Read more in the Stash 3.8 release notes and changelog.

See the Bitbucket Server upgrade guide.


Last modified on Apr 10, 2018

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