Version 4.6.1

Released on 2021-07-20.


If you are upgrading a cluster, you must be running CrateDB 4.0.2 or higher before you upgrade to 4.6.1.

We recommend that you upgrade to the latest 4.3 release before moving to 4.6.1.

A rolling upgrade from 4.5.x to 4.6.1 is supported.

Before upgrading, you should back up your data.

Table of Contents

See the Version 4.6.0 release notes for a full list of changes in the 4.6 series.


  • Fixed an issue that could lead to NULL values getting returned when using a _doc['columnName'] expression in the ORDER BY clause. Prior to 4.6.0 this also affected INSERT INTO statements on top level columns.

  • Fixed an issue that caused a class cast error when trying to import records from a CSV file into a partitioned table using the COPY FROM statement.

  • Fixed an issue that caused a node with default configuration to fail on startup with error “No valid auth.host_based entry found”.