2 What’s New in This Release?

This chapter describes the features and improvements in Oracle Traffic Director. The following topics introduce the new and changed features of Oracle Traffic Director and other significant changes in the guides, and provides pointers to additional information.

New Features

The following are the new features in Oracle Traffic Director See Oracle Traffic Director Administrator's Guide.

  • Oracle Traffic Director supports sending notifications to one or more HTTP endpoints for the following two events:

    • Origin server status change event

    • Request limit exceeded event

    See Events Notifications.

  • Support for enabling FTP configuration for TCP proxies, see Managing TCP Proxies.

  • Support for configuring dedicated Status Listeners to monitor status of Oracle Traffic Director instances, see Configuring Status Listener.

  • Support for configuring active-active high availability, see Configuring Oracle Traffic Director for High Availability.

  • New chghost utility

    A new tool, chghost is now available. The chghost utility allows the user to update the following information in the Fusion Middleware Configuration Files.

    • domain host name change

    • database host change

    • cloning

    See About the chghost Utility in Administering Oracle Fusion Middleware.

Deprecated Features

The following functionality and components are deprecated in Oracle Traffic Director

  • TLS 1.0 is disabled by default and is now deprecated

  • The following ciphers are disabled by default and are now deprecated:









Removed Features

The following features deprecated in previous versions of Oracle Traffic Director are removed from Oracle Traffic Director See Oracle Traffic Director Administrator's Guide.

  • SSLv3 is no longer supported.

  • The following RC4 ciphers are no longer supported:



    • SSL_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_SHA

  • The Oracle T2P utility is no longer supported.

    The Oracle Fusion Middleware T2P utility allows you to move an Oracle Fusion Middleware environment from test to production (T2P) with customization specific to the production environment.