GeoServer 2.4.2 released

The GeoServer team is pleased to announce the release of GeoServer 2.4.2:

This is a stable release containing bug fixes and incremental improvements, including:

  • Total matched feature count available in JSON output (contributed by Paul Biskup)
  • Ability to control how scale hints are computed in WMS 1.1 (contributed by Roy Braam and Mauricio Pazos)
  • Support for randomized symbol fills in both SLD and CSS (thanks to New South Wales Geological survey for sponsoring it)
  • Better support for data with 3D coordinates using GML3/GeoJSON, and associated improvements in the SQL Server backend (thanks to IGEA, Croatia, for sponsoring this work)
  • WCS 1.0 can be disabled
  • Several translation updates and improvements, thanks to the translation team. In no particular order: Polish, Korean, German, Lithuanian, Spanish, Romanian, French
  • Several small fixes in the docs (thanks to all the good people that contributed them!)

This release is made in conjunction with GeoTools 10.2.

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About the GeoServer 2.4 series

The following change control requests were completed during the development of GeoServer 2.4:

Articles and blogs during GeoServer 2.4 development:



  1. Olga
    Posted November 21, 2013 at 12:40 am | Permalink

    Windows installer fails with error:
    “Installer integrity check has failed. Common causes include incomplete download and damaged media. Contact the installer’s author to obtain a new copy.

    More information at:

  2. Posted November 21, 2013 at 6:36 am | Permalink

    Hi Olga, I’ve just downloaded GeoServer 2.4.2 exe installer from sourceforge, and installed it successfully.
    Maybe your download was cut halfway?

  3. Olga
    Posted November 21, 2013 at 7:38 am | Permalink

    I tried to download from another computer and it worked, thanks.

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