This topic lists release notes of Key Management Service (KMS).

July 2019

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1.14 Managed Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) for KMS were released for public review. July 31, 2019 Singapore and China (Hong Kong)

May 2019

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1.13 Key tags and tag-based authentication were supported. May 1, 2019 All regions

July 2018

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1.12 ActionTrail was supported. July 24, 2018 All regions Use ActionTrail to record KMS events

March 2018

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1.11
  • The new KMS API supported Bring Your Own Key (BYOK).
  • The new KMS API supported aliases.
  • Four new regions were available: India (Mumbai), Indonesia (Jakarta), US (Virginia), and US (Silicon Valley).
March 30, 2018 All regions Import key material

November 2017

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1.10 Three new regions were available: China (Qingdao), China (Hohhot), and Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur). November 15, 2017 China (Qingdao), China (Hohhot), and Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) N/A

June 2017

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1.9
  • The DescribeRegions operation was added.
  • The SDK version was updated to V2.4.0.
June 5, 2017 All regions DescribeRegions

May 2017

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1.8
  • We started charging the KMS service on the Alibaba Cloud China site on April 25, 2017.
  • A new region was available: China (Zhangjiakou).
May 10, 2017 All regions N/A

March 2017

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1.7 The performance of KMS was optimized. March 1, 2017 All regions N/A

January 2017

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1.6 A new region was available: China (Hong Kong). January 22, 2017 China (Hong Kong) N/A

November 2016

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1.5 Four new regions were available: Japan (Tokyo), Australia (Sydney), Germany (Frankfurt), and UAE (Dubai). November 29, 2016 Japan (Tokyo), Australia (Sydney), Germany (Frankfurt), and UAE (Dubai) N/A

September 2016

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1.4 The ScheduleKeyDeletion and CancelKeyDeletion operations were added for key deletion. September 20, 2016 All regions ScheduleKeyDeletion

August 2016

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1.3 Encryption and decryption operations supported encryption context. August 10, 2016 All regions Encryption Context

June 2016

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1.2 KMS supported enabling and disabling keys. June 22, 2016 All regions Manage CMKs

May 2016

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1.1 Three new regions were available: China (Beijing), China (Shanghai), and China (Shenzhen). May 19, 2016 China (Beijing), China (Shanghai), and China (Shenzhen) N/A

April 2016

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1.0 KMS was released for public review. April 6, 2016 All regions What is KMS