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We add some new features for this release. Also, we carve the API7 Cloud console and optimize the texts and tooltips.

API7 Cloud

  • Support customizing the log format for HTTP Logger.
  • Support specifying members' permission.
  • Optimize the console UI for better UX.


We add the control plane settings in this release so that you can control the control plane scope settings!

API7 Cloud

  • Support Response Rewrite policy.
  • Support Request ID policy.
  • Support Control Plane settings (e.g., log rotate, custom server name, real IP replacement).
  • Support Kubernetes service discovery.

Cloud Lua Module

  • Support accepting Kubernetes service discovery settings from API7 Cloud.


We support Kafka Logger & CSRF policy in this release!

API7 Cloud

  • Support using Kafka Logger in Log Collection.
  • Support CSRF policy (This is a paid feature).
  • Support Redirect policy.
  • Fixed some page issues and improved the user experience.

Cloud Lua Module

  • Support accepting control plane settings from API7 Cloud.


We publish the organization management, and OpenID connect auth in this release.

API7 Cloud

  • Support Organization Management (invite/remove members, RBAC).
  • Support OpenID Connect authentication.
  • Now, users can see their organization name in the navigation bar.
  • Optimize the login page.
  • Now, users can sort the data plane instances by their uptime.

Cloud Lua Module

  • Add the switch for uploading Prometheus metrics (by default, it's enabled).


We publish the Basic plan and support billing & payment in this release.

API7 Cloud

  • Support Log Collection feature & Logging policy.
  • Support billing & plan subscription.
  • Better Data Plane Instances view.
  • Fix some UI problems to improve the user experience.
  • Fix some problems on the server side to improve the stability.

Cloud CLI

Upgrade Cloud CLI to 0.13.0.

  • Support debugging API (show the translated Apache APISIX configurations about API).
  • Support customizing the HTTP & HTTPS host port.


We fixed some bugs and improved some existing features in this release.

API7 Cloud

  • Fix some bugs on the server-side and client-side to improve stability.
  • Fix the ineffective consumer labels.
  • Support using a wide variety of characters for the organization name.
  • Support proxying WebSocket traffic.
  • Support ACL policy.
  • Support JWT policy.
  • Support Request Rewrite policy.


We fixed some bugs and added some new features in this release.

API7 Cloud

  • Optimize the status code distribution diagram.
  • Refactor the way we manage policies.
  • Refactor the API details page.
  • Support mTLS between Apache APISIX and clients.
  • Support instance filter on the monitoring page.
  • Refactor the "Add Instance" page.
  • Fix some bugs on the page and improve the user experience.

Cloud CLI

  • Update the default APISIX version to 2.13.1.
  • Use sh compatible way in the
  • Fix the wrong binary package name (show the version correctly).


In this version, we fixed some bugs and added some improvements.


Since this release, the minimum required version of the Apache APISIX is 2.13.0.

API7 Cloud

  • Refactored the Application Details page layout and supported editing sub-resources of the Application.
  • Fixed the alert due to empty Consumer description field.
  • Fixed the minimum value of count to 1 when using the Rate Limiting Policy.
  • Fixed the incorrect redirect port when the Application protocol is HTTPS.
  • Fixed some bugs which hurt the stability.
  • Optimized the API Reference.

Cloud Lua Module

  • Fixed the "bad metric timestamp" bug.
  • Fixed the "client body too large" problem when uploading metrics from DP instances.

Cloud CLI

Upgrade Cloud CLI to 0.9.0

  • Supported releasing windows binaries (amd64, arm64).
  • Fixed the incorrect command option handling for --helm-install-arg and --docker-run-arg.
  • Added an script to install Cloud CLI quickly.

2022.04.02 - First Release

We released the first version of the API7 Cloud.

See the getting-started guide to use API7 Cloud now!