Overview of jBallerina 1.2.17

The jBallerina 1.2.17 patch release improves upon the 1.2.16 release by introducing the features listed below and addressing a couple of issues.

You can use the update tool to update to jBallerina 1.2.17 as follows.

For existing users: If you are already using jBallerina version 1.2.0, or above, you can directly update your distribution to jBallerina 1.2.17 by executing the following command:

ballerina dist update

However, if you are using

  • jBallerina 1.2.0 but switched to a previous version, run ballerina dist pull jballerina-1.2.17 to update
  • a jBallerina version below 1.1.0, install via the installers

For new users: If you have not installed jBallerina, then download the installers to install.

Standard library


Change the Observability http_url tag to return service path + resource path rather than returning inbound request resource url.


  • The default capacity value in the CacheConfig has changed to 20
  • Fix the OOM issue in the authentication cache when using large JWT tokens