We are happy to announce a new release of Kuma that ships with support for all tags in Traffic Permission policies, simultaneous TCP and HTTP health checks, Gateway mode, bug fixes, and much more!


  • 🚀 You can now specify any and all tags in a TrafficPermission policy.
  • 🚀 You can now specify TCP and HTTP health checks at the same time in the same policy. The health check policy also now includes a reuse_connection option.
  • 🚀 The --gateway flag is now available in the CLI.
  • 🚀 We have added support for ingress controller installation from kumactl. The first ingress controller supported is Kong Gateway.
  • You can now install the Kuma demo application with the CLI.

For a complete list of features and updates, take a look at the full changelog.

Join us on the community call!

Join us on our community channels to learn more about Kuma, including our official Slack chat. The community channels are useful to get up and running with Kuma, as well as to learn how to contribute to and discuss the project roadmap. Kuma is a CNCF Sandbox project: neutral, open and inclusive.

The next community call will be hosted on May 26 at 8:30am PDT. Also don’t forget to follow Kuma on Twitter and star it on GitHub!


Be sure to carefully read the Upgrade Guide before upgrading Kuma.

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