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

September 2019

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.15
  • Each customer master key (CMK) can have multiple versions. Automatic rotation of CMKs is supported.
  • The UpdateKeyDescription and GenerateDataKeyWithoutPlaintext API operations are added to KMS.
September 24, 2019 All regions Configure automatic key rotation

July 2019

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.14 The Managed HSM feature is supported. July 31, 2019 Singapore and China (Hong Kong)

May 2019

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.13 Key tags and tag-based authentication are supported. May 1, 2019 All regions

July 2018

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.12 ActionTrail is supported. July 24, 2018 All regions Use ActionTrail to record KMS events

March 2018

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.11
  • API operations are added to support Bring Your Own Key (BYOK).
  • API operations are added to support CMK aliases.
  • Four more regions are available: India (Mumbai), Indonesia (Jakarta), US (Virginia), and US (Silicon Valley).
March 30, 2018 All regions Import and delete key material

November 2017

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.10 Three more regions are available: China (Qingdao), China (Hohhot), and Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur). November 15, 2017 China (Qingdao), China (Hohhot), and Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) None

June 2017

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.9
  • The DescribeRegions API operation is added to KMS.
  • The KMS SDK version is upgraded to V2.4.0.
June 5, 2017 All regions DescribeRegions

May 2017

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.8
  • KMS is available for commercial use at Alibaba Cloud China site (aliyun.com) on April 25, 2017.
  • One more region is available: China (Zhangjiakou-Beijing Winter Olympics).
May 10, 2017 All regions None

March 2017

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.7 The performance of KMS is optimized. March 1, 2017 All regions None

January 2017

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.6 One more region is available: China (Hong Kong). January 22, 2017 China (Hong Kong) None

November 2016

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.5 Four more regions are available: Japan (Tokyo), Australia (Sydney), Germany (Frankfurt), and UAE (Dubai). November 29, 2016 Japan (Tokyo), Australia (Sydney), Germany (Frankfurt), and UAE (Dubai) None

September 2016

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.4 The ScheduleKeyDeletion and CancelKeyDeletion API operations are added to schedule or cancel the deletion of a CMK. September 20, 2016 All regions ScheduleKeyDeletion

August 2016

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.3 The EncryptionContext parameter can be configured in the Encrypt and Decrypt API operations. August 10, 2016 All regions EncryptionContext

June 2016

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.2 A CMK can be enabled or disabled. June 22, 2016 All regions Manage CMKs

May 2016

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.1 Three regions are available: China (Beijing), China (Shanghai), and China (Shenzhen). May 19, 2016 China (Beijing), China (Shanghai), and China (Shenzhen) None

April 2016

Version Feature Release date Supported region Documentation
V1.0 KMS is released. April 6, 2016 All regions What is KMS?