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OpenResty Released

Johnny Wang , 09 Jan 2024 (created 09 Jan 2024)

We are happy to announce the new formal release,, of the OpenResty web platform based on NGINX and LuaJIT.

Download this version here.

The (portable) source code distribution, the Win32/Win64 binary distributions, and the pre-built binary Linux packages for Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, CentOS, RHEL, OpenSUSE, Amazon Linux are provided on this Download page.

Version highlights

  • Based on the very recent mainline nginx core 1.25.3.
  • LuaJIT
  • Added support for HTTP/3.
  • Added support for PCRE2.
  • Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.1.1w for Win32/Win64.
  • lua-nginx-module
    • Added support for lua_ssl_certificate and lua_ssl_certificate_key.
    • Removed from ngx.run_worker_thread.
    • Disabled SSLv3 and enabled TLSv1.3 by default in the lua-ssl-protocols.
  • lua-resty-core
    • Refined ngx.worker.pids() for better performance.
  • lua-resty-dns
    • Introduced a cleanup method for explicit destruction of cosocket resources within the resolver object.

Full Change logs

Complete change logs since the last (formal) release,, can be browsed in the page Change Log for 1.25.3.x.


We have run extensive testing on our Amazon EC2 test cluster and ensured that all the components (including the Nginx core) play well together. The latest test report can always be found here:

We also always run our OpenResty Edge commercial software based on the latest open source version of OpenResty in our own global CDN network (dubbed "mini CDN") powering our and websites. See for more details.

Community Support

See the Community Page.

Commercial Support

Commercial technical support and real-time noninvasive online monitoring and profiling solution is provided through the official OpenResty XRay product.


Feedback on this release is more than welcome. Feel free to create new GitHub issues or send emails to one of our mailing lists.