Knowledge Base

Release Notes v0.11.5

Fluent Bit is a Fast and Lightweight Data Forwarder for Linux, BSD and OSX. We are proud to announce the availability of Fluent Bit v0.11.5.


This is a bug fix release over 0.11 series that includes the following changes:

  • Core
    • Pack: when converting to JSON, escape strings if required.
    • Parser: fix timestamp convertion to UTC.
    • Parser: workaround to parse and skip fractional seconds from timestamps without affect interpretation of timezones.
  • Filter Kubernetes
    • New merge_json_log option. If enabled, the log field is appended as a structured message instead of a quoted string.
    • Add verbose messages when testing connectivity with API Server.
  • Elasticsearch output plugin
    • New include_tag_key and tag_key options. When set the tag will be appended as part of the output document.
    • Always format the UTC timestamp.
    • Fix logstash_prefix composer.


We would like to thanks to the following people who have been involved doing coding, bug fixes, troubleshooting, reporting issues and general contributions on this release:

Join us!

We want to hear about you, our community is growing and you can be part of it!, you can contact us at: