Images Release Notes

Upcoming Changes

  • FreeBSD 12.1 has reached its end of life. Per our image deprecation policy, you can now only deploy the FreeBSD UFS and ZFS image via the API. We will remove the images from the platform on 11 March 2021.

May 2021

May 26

  • Fedora 32 has reached its end of life. Per our image deprecation policy, you can now only deploy the Fedora 32 image via the API. We will remove the Fedora 32 image from the platform on 26 June 2021.

  • Ubuntu 16.04 has reached its end of life. Per our image deprecation policy, you can now only deploy the Ubuntu 16.04 image via the API. We will remove the Ubuntu 16.04 image from the platform on 26 June 2021.

April 2021

April 27

  • Fedora 34 base image is now available in the control panel and via the API.

April 26

  • Ubuntu 21.04 base image is now available in the control panel and via the API.

December 2020

December 7

  • CentOS 6 has reached its end of life. Per our image deprecation policy, you can now only deploy the CentOS 6 image via the API. We will remove CentOS 6 from the platform on 7 January 2021.

November 2020

November 24

  • Fedora 31 has reached its end of life. Per our image deprecation policy, you can now only deploy the Fedora 31 image via the API. We will remove the Fedora 31 image from the platform on 24 December 2020.

November 4

  • FreeBSD 12.2 UFS and ZFS base images are now available in the control panel and via the API. The image slug for the UFS FreeBSD image freebsd-12-x64 has been replaced with freebsd-12-x64-ufs. We will support 12.1 for three months after the release date of 12.2, which is currently scheduled for January 31, 2021.

October 2020

October 27

  • Fedora 33 base image is now available in the control panel and via the API.

October 22

  • Ubuntu 20.10 base image is now available in the control panel and via the API.

September 2020

September 8

  • Fedora 30 has reached its end of life. Per our image deprecation policy, you can now only deploy the Fedora 30 image via the API. We will remove the Fedora 30 image from the platform on 8 October 2020.

July 2020

July 28

July 23

  • FreeBSD 11.4 UFS and ZFS base images are now available in the control panel and via the API.

May 2020

May 26

April 2020

April 28

  • Fedora 32 base image is now available in the control panel and via the API.

April 23

  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS base image is now available in the control panel and via the API.

March 2020

March 11

  • Debian 10.3 and 9.12 base images are now available in the control panel and via the API.

  • Users can now upload custom images using FTP URLs.

January 2020

January 30

  • The following distributions have reached end of life. Their distribution images are now deprecated and will be removed from the control panel and API on 1 March 2020:

    • Ubuntu 19.04
    • FreeBSD 12.0
    • Fedora 28
    • Fedora 28 Atomic
    • Fedora 29

    If you need to use these distribution versions, you can create Droplets from a snapshot of a Droplet with that version or from a custom image.

January 24

  • RancherOS 1.5.5 base image is now available in the control panel and via the API.

January 22

  • CentOS 8.1 base image is now available in the control panel and via the API.

December 2019

December 18

  • Fedora 31 base image is now available in the control panel and via the API.

December 17

  • Debian 10.2 base image is now available in the control panel and via the API.

December 12

October 2019

October 21

  • Ubuntu 19.10 base image is now available in the control panel and via the API.

August 2019

August 14

  • The default Ubuntu x64 base image has been updated from 18.04.1 to 18.04.3. For details about 18.04.3, see the Ubuntu release notes.

July 2019

July 12

  • FreeBSD 12 (ufs & zfs) images have been updated to fix a bug related to private networking and SSH keys.

  • FreeBSD 11.3 base image is now available in the control panel and via the API.

July 8

June 2019

June 3

  • RancherOS v1.5.2 base images have replaced RancherOS v1.5.1 base images in the control panel and API.

May 2019

May 22

  • FreeBSD 12.0 (ufs & zfs) base images are now available in the control panel and via the API.

  • FreeBSD 10.4 (ufs & zfs) reached end of life and was removed from the control panel.

  • Fedora 27 reached end of life and was removed from the control panel.

May 1

  • Fedora 30 base images are now available in the control panel and via the API using the slug fedora-30-x64.

April 2019

April 30

  • Ubuntu 14.04 reached end of life and was removed from the control panel.

April 18

March 2019

March 30

January 2019

January 16

  • The deprecated 16.04 One-Click LAMP slug, lamp-16-04, was removed from the API.

October 2018

October 18

September 2018

September 10

July 2018

July 27

  • The default Ubuntu x64 base image has been updated from 16.04.4 to 18.04.1. For details about 18.04.1, see the Ubuntu release notes.

July 19

  • Ubuntu 17.10 reached end of life today and was removed from the control panel and API.

July 16

July 3

June 2018

June 19

June 13

  • Updated RancherOS container image from 12.0 to 14.0. Customers can learn more about the new version on Rancher’s release page.

May 2018

May 1

  • Fedora 28 base image has been released using the slug fedora-28-x64 and fedora-28-x64-atomic. The images are now public to all users.

April 2018

April 27