»Feature Deprecation Notice and Plans
This announcement page is maintained and updated periodically to communicate important decisions made concerning End of Support(EoS) for Vault features as well as features we have removed or disabled from the product. We document the removal of features, enable the community with a plan and timeline for eventual deprecations, and supply alternative paths to explore and evaluate to minimize business disruptions. If you have questions or concerns about a deprecated feature, please create a topic on the community forum or raise a ticket with your support team. Please refer to the FAQ page for frequently asked questions concerning Vault feature deprecations.
Deprecation Announcement: This indicates the release version during which the announcement was made to deprecate a feature.
End of Support: This indicates when a deprecated feature becomes unsupported. Consult the table below and consider the timeline provided to upgrade. If you use Vault Enterprise and require help with a deprecated feature, the Vault Support Team will provide limited support. However, we will not provide software patches or bug fixes. Refer to the HashiCorp Support Policy to understand our product support timeline.
Feature Removal: This indicates that the feature is completely removed/disabled from the product.
Note: All specified targeted version announcements for End of Support and Feature Removal may be subject to change.
|Feature||Deprecation announcement||End of Support||Feature Removal||Migration Path/Impact||Resources|
|End of Support: Etcd V2 API (OSS)||v1.9||N/A||v1.10||The Etcd v2 has been deprecated with the release of Etcd v3.5, and will be decomissioned by Etcd v3.6. Etcd v2 API will be removed in Vaut 1.10. Users of Etcd storage backend should prepare to migrate Vault storage to an Etcd V3 cluster prior to upgrading to Vault 1.10. All storage migrations should be backed up prior to migration.||Etcd Storage Backend|
|End of Support: Licenses in storage (ENT)||v1.8||v1.10||v1.11||Migrate to Autoloading by v1.11.||Vault License System Backend FAQ|
|Feature Removal: Mount Filters (ENT)||v1.3||v1.10||v1.11||Use the alternative feature: Path Filters||API Deprecation Notice Filter Mount Replication Deprecation Notice|
|Feature Removal: Legacy MFA (OSS)||v1.0||N/A||v1.11||Support for MFA in Vault OSS planned in v1.10||Multi-Factor Authentication|
|Feature Removal: Standalone DB Engines (OSS)||v0.8||N/A||v1.11||Use the alternative DB secrets engine feature||DB secrets engine|
|Feature Removal: AppID (OSS)||v0.6||N/A||v1.11||Use the alternative feature: AppRole auth method||AppID Auth Method Deprecation Notice|