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Release Notes for Styra DAS

This page provides Styra DAS SaaS Release Notes for October 2022.

October 19, 2022

The Styra DAS 20221019 release delivers the following new features, enhancements, and fixed issues.

New Features and Enhancements

This section describes new features and enhancements.

Repo Scan

Repo Scan is enabled for Styra DAS SaaS Enterprise.

SLP Update

Styra DAS is updated with SLP 0.5.0. SLP 0.5.0 adds support for OPA 0.44 for Delta Bundles.

Entitlements System New Snippet​

The Entitlements System adds a new Who Can Do This snippet, which provides the ability to determine which subjects have explicit allow or deny permissions on a resource, action combination.

Fixed Issues

This section describes fixed issues.

Entitlement System Diagnostics

Fixed an issue where hard-coding fields in data.object could cause running diagnostics to fail.

External API Spikes

External API spikes have been seen during periodic compliance computations. http.send might be the possible cause for the API spikes and was replaced with the noop function.

October 13, 2022

The Styra DAS 20221013 release delivers the following enhancements and fixed issues.


This section describes enhancements.

Entitlements Diagnostics

In the Entitlements System, a Run Diagnostics button was added to the policy preview input panel. When clicked, Diagnostics is run using the preview input and the user is redirected to the Diagnostics view.

Repo Scan

If Repo Scan has no results (because there are no violations or because of a Repo Scan error) the display is more communicative and user-friendly.

Trusted Certificate Authority

When any new Systems is created, the "Edit deployment environment" option includes "Trusted Certificate Authority".

Fixed Issues

This section describes fixed issues.

Repo Scan

Previously in Repo Scan if the Scan Again button was clicked, there was no indication any action was occurring. Now a loading spinner is displayed.

HTTPS Data Source

When a HTTPS Data Source is created using the JSON option, no content-type header was set.

User Deletion

Events from user deletion were not added to the Activity Log.

Kubernetes System Mutating Webhook

The Kubernetes System Mutating Webhook was hardcoded and could not be edited. Mutating Webhooks can now be edited through a template variable in the Helm Chart.

October 5, 2022

The Styra DAS 20221005 release delivers the following enhancements.


This section describes enhancements.

Entitlements System New Snippet

The Entitlements System adds a new Who Can Do What snippet, which injects the actions and resources the request subject is explicitly allowed or denied access to into the decision.

Git Commits

A Styra DAS user authenticated through SSO will have their name from SSO claims used as the Git Commit Author parameter. For non-SSO users the email ID of the user is used as Author and Email parameter in a Styra DAS generated Git commit.

Token Expiration

A week before a token expires, a warning is now sent to SSO Workspace Administrators and to users explicitly assigned the Workspace Administrator role. To enable this enhancement, please contact your Styra Customer Success Manager.


OAUTHBEARER SASL authentication is now included as an option for Kafka Decisions Export and User Activity Export.

Repo Scan

  • In Repo Scan, the list of repositories are now sorted by default and can be filtered to support organizations with large numbers of repositories.

  • In Repo Scan, the Compliance view has been updated to present data in a more useful and usable format.