Docker for AWS release notes

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Note Starting with 18.02.0-CE EFS encryption option has been removed to prevent the recreation of the EFS volume.

Stable channel

Deploy Docker Community Edition (CE) for AWS (stable)


Release date: 2/24/2019

18.06.1 CE

Release date: 8/24/2018

18.03 CE

Release date: 3/21/2018

17.12.1 CE

Release date: 3/1/2018

17.12 CE

Release date: 1/9/2018

  • Docker Engine upgraded to Docker 17.12.0 CE
  • Kernel patch to mitigates Meltdown attacks ( CVE-2017-5754) and enable KPTI

Note There was an issue in LinuxKit that prevented containers from starting after a machine reboot.

17.09 CE

Release date: 10/6/2017

  • Docker Engine upgraded to Docker 17.09.0 CE
  • CloudStor EBS updates
  • Moby mounts for early reboot support

17.06.1 CE

Release date: 08/17/2017


  • Docker Engine upgraded to Docker 17.06.1 CE
  • Improvements to CloudStor support
  • Added SSL support at the LB level

17.06.0 CE

Release date: 06/28/2017


  • Docker Engine upgraded to Docker 17.06.0 CE
  • Fixed an issue with load balancer controller that caused the ELB health check to fail.
  • Added VPCID output when a VPC is created
  • Added CloudStor support (EFS (in regions that support EFS), and EBS) for persistent storage volumes
  • Added CloudFormation parameter to enable/disable CloudStor
  • Changed the AutoScaleGroup Manager max size to 6, so that it correctly upgrades with 5 managers
  • Added lambda support for Mumbai
  • Removed the ELB Name to allow for longer stack names
  • Added i3 EC2 instance types
  • [Bring your own VPC] Added a VPC CIDR Parameter

17.03.1 CE

Release date: 03/30/2017


17.03.0 CE

Release date: 03/01/2017


  • Docker Engine upgraded to Docker 17.03.0 CE
  • Added r4 EC2 instance types
  • Added ELBDNSZoneID output to make it easier to interact with Route53

Edge channel

18.01 CE

Deploy Docker Community Edition (CE) for AWS (edge)


Release date: 1/18/2018

17.10 CE


Release date: 10/18/2017

  • Docker Engine upgraded to Docker 17.10.0 CE
  • Editions container log to stdout instead of disk, preventing hdd fill-up

Template archive

If you are looking for templates from older releases, check out the template archive.

Enterprise Edition

Docker Enterprise Edition Lifecycle

Deploy Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) for AWS

17.06 EE

  • Docker engine 17.06 EE
  • For Std/Adv external logging has been removed, as it is now handled by UCP
  • UCP 2.2.3
  • DTR 2.3.3

17.03 EE

  • Docker engine 17.03 EE
  • UCP 2.1.5
  • DTR 2.2.7
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