Document history for App Mesh - AWS App Mesh

Document history for App Mesh

The following table describes the major updates and new features for the AWS App Mesh User Guide. We also update the documentation frequently to address the feedback that you send us.

Change Description Date

Implement incoming traffic enhancements

You can implement host name and header match and rewrites for host name and path.

June 14, 2021

Implement mutual TLS authentication

You can implement mutual TLS authentication.

February 4, 2021

Region launch in af-south-1

App Mesh is now available in the af-south-1 Region.

January 22, 2021

Implement mutual TLS authentication

(App Mesh Preview Channel only) You can implement mutual TLS authentication.

November 23, 2020

Implement connection pooling for a virtual gateway listener

You can implement connection pooling for a virtual gateway listener.

November 5, 2020

Implement connection pooling and outlier detection for a virtual node listener

You can implement connection pooling and outlier detection for a virtual node listener.

November 5, 2020

Region launch in eu-south-1

App Mesh is now available in the eu-south-1 Region.

October 21, 2020

Implement connection pooling for a virtual gateway listener

(App Mesh Preview Channel only) You can implement connection pooling for a virtual gateway listener.

September 28, 2020

Implement connection pooling and outlier detection for a virtual node listener

(App Mesh Preview Channel only) You can implement connection pooling and outlier detection for a virtual node listener.

September 28, 2020

Create a virtual gateway and gateway route for mesh inbound

Enable resources that are outside of a mesh to communicate to resources that are inside of a mesh.

July 10, 2020

Create and manage App Mesh resources from within Kubernetes with the App Mesh controller for Kubernetes

You can create and manage App Mesh resources from within Kubernetes. The controller also automatically injects the Envoy proxy and init containers into pods that you deploy.

June 18, 2020

Add a timeout value to a virtual node listener and route

You can add a timeout value to a virtual node listener and route.

June 18, 2020

Add a timeout value to a virtual node listener

(App Mesh Preview Channel only) You can add a timeout value to a virtual node listener.

May 29, 2020

Create a virtual gateway for mesh inbound

(App Mesh Preview Channel only) Enable resources outside of a mesh to communicate to resources inside of a mesh.

April 8, 2020

TLS encryption

(App Mesh Preview Channel only) Use certificates from an AWS Certificate Manager Private Certificate Authority or your own certificate authority to encrypt communication between virtual nodes using TLS.

January 17, 2020

Share a mesh with another account

(App Mesh Preview Channel only) You can share a mesh with another account. Resources created by any account can communicate with other resources in the mesh.

January 17, 2020

Add a timeout value to a route

(App Mesh Preview Channel only) You can add a timeout value to a route.

January 17, 2020

Create an App Mesh proxy on an AWS Outpost

You can create an App Mesh Envoy proxy on an AWS Outpost.

December 3, 2019

HTTP/2 and gRPC support for routes, virtual routers, and virtual nodes

You can route traffic that uses the HTTP/2 and gRPC protocols. You can also add a listener for these protocols to virtual nodes and virtual routers.

October 25, 2019

Retry policy

A retry policy enables clients to protect themselves from intermittent network failures or intermittent server-side failures. You can add retry logic to a route.

September 10, 2019

TLS encryption

(App Mesh Preview Channel only) Encrypt communication between virtual nodes using TLS.

September 6, 2019

HTTP header-based routing

Route traffic based on the presence and values of HTTP headers in a request.

August 15, 2019

Availability of the App Mesh Preview Channel

The App Mesh Preview Channel is a distinct variant of the App Mesh service. The Preview Channel exposes upcoming features for you to try as they are developed. As you use features in the Preview Channel, you can provide feedback via GitHub to shape how the features behave.

July 19, 2019

App Mesh Interface VPC Endpoints (AWS PrivateLink)

Improve the security posture of your VPC by configuring App Mesh to use an interface VPC endpoint. Interface endpoints are powered by AWS PrivateLink, a technology that enables you to privately access App Mesh APIs by using private IP addresses. PrivateLink restricts all network traffic between your VPC and App Mesh to the Amazon network.

June 14, 2019

Added AWS Cloud Map as a virtual node service discovery method

You can specify DNS or AWS Cloud Map as a virtual node service discovery method. To use AWS Cloud Map for service discovery, your account must have the App Mesh service-linked role.

June 13, 2019

Create App Mesh resources automatically in Kubernetes

Create App Mesh resources and add the App Mesh sidecar container images to your Kubernetes deployments automatically when you create resources in Kubernetes.

June 11, 2019

App Mesh General Availability

The App Mesh service is now generally available for production use.

March 27, 2019

App Mesh API update

The App Mesh APIs were updated to improve usability. For more information, see [FEATURE] Add Listeners to Virtual Routers and [BUG] Routes to Target Virtual Nodes with Mismatched Ports Blackhole.

March 7, 2019

App Mesh initial release

Initial documentation for service public preview

November 28, 2018