Confluence 2.8.1 Release Notes
21 May 2008Confluence 2.8.1 is a recommended upgrade which fixes some security flaws as well as other bugs in Confluence 2.8. Please refer to the security advisory for details of the security vulnerabilities, risk assessment and mitigation strategies.
Two of the bug fixes resolve problems with rendering a wiki page in Internet Explorer 6. Additionally, these fixes will significantly improve performance in some configurations of Confluence 2.8.
We have created some performance testing scripts, which will be particularly useful for large or mission-critical Confluence installations.
Using a custom space logo caused some problems, particularly with Resin application server, where the page would sometimes hang and then display incorrectly. This is now fixed.
There's a complete list of fixes below. Click a specific issue to see details of the fix.
Don't have Confluence 2.8 yet?
Take a look at the new features and other highlights in the Confluence 2.8 Release Notes.
Upgrading from a Previous Version of Confluence
Upgrading Confluence should be fairly straightforward. Please read the Confluence 2.8.1 Upgrade Notes. We strongly recommend that you back up your
confluence.home directory and database before upgrading.
Updates and Fixes in this Release