Release Date: 19 January 2017

Neo4j 3.1.1 is a maintenance release, with important improvements.


  • Fix of the LDAP auth provider when configured for authorization but not authentication
  • Augment to show the active role set for the current user, regardless of the configured auth providers
  • Several causal clustering fixes
  • New neo4j-admin backup surface
  • Cypher-shell: Insist that username is not empty and fixed incorrect handling of bangs [!] in usernames/passwords

Detailed Changes

For the complete list of all changes, please see the changelog.


When upgrading to Neo4j 3.1 for the first time, be sure to read the current upgrade instructions in the Neo4j Operations Manual, as there are additional steps and considerations.

Neo4j 3.1 supports direct upgrades from all 2.x releases (recommended to be on latest patch). Pre-2.x users need to upgrade to 2.x before upgrading to 3.1.