Release: AWS IoT Greengrass Core v2.8.1 software update on October 13, 2022 - AWS IoT Greengrass

Release: AWS IoT Greengrass Core v2.8.1 software update on October 13, 2022

This release provides version 2.8.1 of the Greengrass nucleus component.

Release date: October 13, 2022


If you are using Greengrass nucleus version 2.8.0, we strongly recommend that you upgrade to Greengrass nucleus version 2.8.1.

Public component updates

The following table lists AWS-provided components that include new and updated features.


When you deploy a component, AWS IoT Greengrass installs the latest supported versions of all of that component's dependencies. Because of this, new patch versions of AWS-provided public components might be automatically deployed to your core devices if you add new devices to a thing group, or you update the deployment that targets those devices. Some automatic updates, such as a nucleus update, can cause your devices to restart unexpectedly.

To prevent unintended updates for a component that is running on your device, we recommend that you directly include your preferred version of that component when you create a deployment. For more information about update behavior for AWS IoT Greengrass Core software, see Update the AWS IoT Greengrass Core software (OTA).

Component Details
Greengrass nucleus

Version 2.8.1 of the Greengrass nucleus is available.

Bug fixes and improvements
  • Fixes an issue where deployment error codes were not generated correctly from Greengrass API errors.

  • Fixes an issue where fleet status updates send inaccurate information when a component reaches an ERRORED state during a deployment.

  • Fixes an issue where deployments couldn’t complete when Greengrass had more than 50 existing subscriptions.